Vaginal discharge means that the liquid material or mucus from the vagina of a girl. She can see or feel on her underwear. About 6 months to a year before a girl gets her first period, your body may start producing vaginal discharge.
This is normal and is caused by changing hormone levels in the body of a girl. This flow helps keep the vagina healthy. Girls continue to have vaginal discharge after having their periods. Women also have this type of flow, which continues until menopause, when their bodies do not produce as much of it. Normal vaginal fluids can vary. Can be thin and slightly sticky thick and sticky.
Causes of Vaginal Discharge
Fungal infections are one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge. Most of the time the discharge associated with a fungal infection is white and crumbly, a sort of ricotta cheese, but can vary in color and texture all the way to yellow and runny nose.
2. Bacterial vaginosis (BV)
As with fungal infections, is the smell of vaginal discharge that is the important key to the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is associated with a strong fishy odor that may be particularly pungent after sex.
Trichomoniasis is one of the few STDs that cause no symptoms more often in men than in women (asymptomatic).
Although chlamydia is often asymptomatic in women can cause vaginal discharge. The discharge associated with chlamydia infection often has a particularly strong smell.
Symptoms of Vaginal Discharge
1. Bleeding and menstrual irregularities
2. Odor can be fishy
3. Pain or discomfort, such as harshness, pain, tenderness or sharp
4. Sores or lesions
5. Abnormal discharge can be clear, white, yellow, or blood-tinged color as mucus, curd-like, thin or watery
Treatment for Vaginal Discharge
1. Use condoms to avoid catching or spreading sexually transmitted diseases.
2. Avoid using feminine hygiene sprays, fragrances, or powders in the genital area.
3. Avoid wearing tight pants or shorts, which can cause irritation.
4. Wear cotton underwear or pantyhose with cotton crotches. Avoid underwear made of silk or nylon, as these materials are highly absorbent and restrict airflow. This can increase sweating in the genital area, which can cause irritation.
5. Use sanitary napkins rather than tampons.
Home Remedies for Vaginal Discharge
1. Consuming very fibrous foods as possible. Oat bran, brown rice and a salad of raw vegetables are good sources.
2. Eat sugar free and yeast free.
3. Avoid consumption of elderly and cheese, alcohol, dried fruits, fermented foods, chocolate, ham, mushrooms, vinegar and pickles.
4. Drink only distilled water and refrain from eating rich or spicy foods.
5. Wear loose cotton underwear and sanitary napkins.
6. As soon as you leave the bath or after swimming, drying immediately. Dust with powdered vaginal area dry after the water or moisture.
7. Use only mild detergents to clean the vaginal area.
8. If possible remain unused for a while in the air to circulate in the area.
9. Immediately change your underwear if you get a feeling of wetness, clean the dry powder, and then use a new one.