- Colpitis - take a lot of trouble
- What contributes to the disease colpitis
What contributes to the disease colpitis
Microbes penetrating the vagina (especially during sex), in most cases, are killed in the process of self-purification of the vagina, the inherent body healthy woman. The emergence of vaginitis contribute to reduction of ovarian function, diseases of various organs and systems, failure to comply with personal hygiene and sexual health, various abnormalities of the reproductive system (sexual gaping gap, the omission of the vaginal walls, etc.), Changes in the vaginal mucosa under the influence of improper irrigation
Douching - a controversial procedure
, Irrational use of contraceptives, and so on.
In acute coleitis pain in the vaginal area, profuse discharge, feeling of heaviness in the lower abdomen, sometimes - itching and burning sensation when urinating. The inflammatory process may spread to the cervix and vulva. Peculiarities of vaginitis depends on the pathogen (pathogen) that caused the disease, condition, the body's defenses and the woman's age. Thus, abundant purulent frothy yellow-green discharge with an unpleasant odor, accompanied by a burning sensation, characteristic of Trichomonas vaginitis. Fungal coleitis that can develop during long-term use of antibiotics, discharge cheesy, white.
The untimely and improper treatment of acute vaginitis can lead to the transition of the disease into a chronic form with a sluggish course of the inflammatory process and periodic exacerbations.
For chronic vaginitis is the main feature of the disease from the genital tract (whites), rarely - itching and discomfort in the vagina. Chronic colpitis characterized by long duration, a tendency to relapse. Some women coleitis can occur in the form of latent asymptomatic.
Features colpitis girls
In girls, the inflammation of the mucous membrane of the vagina is called vaginitis. Usually, it is accompanied by inflammation of the external genitalia is called vulvovaginitis
Vulvovaginitis - a disease of children and the elderly
. Vulvovaginitis most often caused by a bacterial infection, but sometimes it is a manifestation of allergic reactions. Often the disease is chronic and accompanied by a scanty muco-purulent discharge. Acute vulvovaginitis in girls may develop on the background of acute infectious diseases, including viral infections, and in contact with a foreign body in the vagina.
Features colpitis postmenopausal
In old age colpitis occurs against a background of atrophic changes (shrinkage) of the vaginal mucosa associated with ovarian failure. The mucous membrane of the vagina becomes thinner, smoothed the folds of her, she is easily injured and inflamed. Such colpitis is characterized by itching, and pus-like discharge, sometimes mixed with blood.
Correct diagnosis - the mainstay of treatment
To cure colpitis need to ascertain the pathogen (pathogen) that it caused. Therefore gynecologist first examines, during which reveals features characteristic of a particular type of vaginitis, and then takes a discharge from the vagina, the cervical canal and the urethra in the study to identify the causative agent. Only after the results of the study can proceed to the treatment of vaginitis.
Treatment of vaginitis
Treatment of vaginitis - exposure to the pathogen (for each different treatment of the pathogen), diet (with the exception of acute and salty foods, alcohol) cleaning the external genitalia, vaginal douching antiseptic.
Treatment is carried out under the control of bacteriological study of discharge from the vagina to a full recovery. Test swabs taken from women of childbearing age in the 4-5 day of the menstrual cycle
The days of the menstrual cycle: Four phases
, Girls and postmenopausal women
Postmenopause - is it possible to control it?
- Immediately after the course of treatment.
Colpitis Prevention - addressing the conditions conducive to the penetration of pathogens into the vaginal mucosa. This compliance with the rules of personal and sexual hygiene, prompt treatment of gynecological diseases, reduce ovarian function and so on.
Colpitis - this is not a serious illness, but if it fails to timely pay attention and do not treat properly, it can give a lot of troubles.