Green vaginal discharge is usually abnormal and suggestive of an infection. A thick, chunky and foul-smelling discharge is not normal but could be a sign of sexually transmitted disease like trichomoniasis. White discharge. A little bit of white discharge, particularly at the start or . In general, white discharge that doesn’t have a strong smell and isn’t accompanied by itching or soreness is usually harmless and normal. A change in the color, texture, or odor of vaginal discharge could indicate infection. There are many potential causes of white vaginal discharge. Bacterial vaginosis.