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Leucorrhoea - Causes

The most common conditions that might result into leucorrhoea include the following:

  • pregnancy, premenstrual or menstrual periods and congestion of the uterus;
  • infection of female genital organs;
  • irritation due to mechanical factors such as use of chemical contraceptives, intrauterine devices, etc.;
  • emotional causes such as stress, anxiety, work pressure and sexual anxiety;
  • hormonal irregularities;
  • errors in diet, excessive use of stimulants, e.g., tea, coffee, alcohol and smoking; and
  • medical conditions such as anaemia, tuberculosis, etc.