When you think of yeast, you might probably picture frothing. This is because the body is trying to keep the vagina free of germs and also working on creating a mucus plug to seal the cervix. There are two types of it: If you experience these symptoms, you need to visit a healthcare provider to get tested. Without other symptoms, the increase of secretion is not a reason for concern. Many women mix it with urine due to its consistency which is entirely watery. Unfortunately the Women's Health Initiative study showed that the artificial hormones used in HRT had some serious side effects—including an increased risk of breast cancer and heart attacks—so in doctors stopped prescribing it. If you discover a less than appealing smell coming from your vagina, it is time to visit the gynecologist. Even you notice discharge which is more creamy or milky than usual before or after your period, it can merely be the regular part of your menstrual cycle. Over-active and overgrown fungi cause a yeast infection. It is sometimes an off-white discharge or greyish-white or greenish-yellow. Thick, Cloudy White Discharge From Clear to Milky White Once again, if there is no bad smell or you feel no discomfort, this type of discharge is quite harmless. It also can be a reaction to chemicals or even a new soap for example. Let us see the different instances when the milky white discharge changes. Often, the cause of this kind of discharge has been a common ailment called Bacterial Vaginosis. However, if you smell something out of the ordinary, there is cause for concern. When your body is sexually stimulated, it produces a creamy lubrication fluid.