Have you had any bad smell in the vagina or modification of the discharge? Probably suffering from a vaginal infection. Also known as bacterial vaginosis, is not a sexual disease, but an irritation of the vagina that can be caused by sexual intercourse. Vaginitis can also occur among lesbians through exchange of vaginal fluids. Many people tend to confuse this disease with a urinary tract infection.
Symptoms of a vaginal infection
1. Changes in color and smell of vaginal discharge.
2. Itching, rash or itching in the vagina.
3. When you go pee feel pain, burning.
4. Small bloody vagina.
5. Sit, after intercourse, smelly vaginal discharge and see a grayish white.
Causes of vaginal infections
The main cause of vaginal infections is the excessive growth of anaerobic bacteria in the body. Generally, the discharge of a healthy vagina, there are more "good" bacteria than bacteria "bad" as the trichomonas vaginalisThe gardnerella vaginalis and Mobiluncus. When the number of bacteria increases "bad", they will disturb the natural balance of fluids that cause vaginal discharge with foul odor, these imbalances can be caused by various reasons such as:
1. Sex of short duration leads to an increase in vaginal pH resulting in growth of bacteria such as Gardnerella.
2. Humidity (over a long period of time) in the vaginal area caused by synthetic clothes, which can increase vaginal discharge.
3. Use of chemicals that can cause irritation.
4. Use of antibiotics, which disrupt the environmental balance of bacteria.
A great home remedy for vaginal discharge, with or without a bad smell, is wormwood.
For tea: Boil water and remove from heat. Then add 10 grams of herb and drown for 3-5 minutes.
Drink this tea several times a day between meals and apply a compress moistened with tea in the vagina letting it act for 20 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times a day.
This home remedy can be used in any type of vaginal discharge, but should not be used by nursing mothers, because it can bitter taste of milk.
Besides the use of medicinal plants, food can help in the treatment of vaginal discharge. You should invest in a natural food, from fruit and vegetables with minimal consumption of processed foods.
The foods most appropriate to complement the home treatment of vaginal discharge are:
The vaginal discharge can be caused by a change in the pH of the vagina making it more prone to the development of harmful microorganisms to the region.
Candidiasis, for example, is caused by increased acidity of the vaginal pH, and causes symptoms such as a whitish, sour milk type, and intense itching in the vagina.
It can be treated at home, with the pad and the aforementioned natural yoghurt. Just soak a tampon in a pot of plain yogurt and insert it into the vagina, leaving it to act for at least 3 hours.
If the vaginal discharge persists for more than three days, even with home treatment, it is recommended that a medical consultation.