Should you need urgent health advice please contact your GP or call NHS 111. In an emergency please visit A&E or call 999
You can start your period and you could experience premenstrual tension (PMT) in the week or days just before your period. To find out more download this “Periods – what you need to know” leaflet.
Your vagina changes and you’ll start to produce a clear or white liquid or discharge – this is normal and is how your vagina keeps clean and healthy.
If the discharge is yellow, smells, or your vagina feels itchy, you should see your doctor as you might have an infection. If you notice more discharge, it might be a sign that your period is going to start soon.
If you have any more questions on this area or would like to speak to somebody about this topic, have a look at the links or search for your local services in the blue box below. Alternatively you can always contact your public health nurse.
Find out what services are available to you in your area. Remember your school nurse is always there to give you confidential help and support.
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