If a woman appeared from the genital organs of any kind, you should not try to cure yourself, you need to seek medical help. Self in this case could lead to the fact that the process passes acute to chronic, which is much more difficult to treat.
Why can appear as a highlight white flakes
Such isolation (they are also called curd) are often a sign of vaginal candidiasis or thrush - a disease caused by the yeast genus Candida. The disease is not always the result of infection, very often it is caused by fungi own, which constantly live on the mucous membranes of the genital tract, with a decrease in immunity.
But the problem is that cheesy discharge may be more noticeable, signs and other hiding some sexual infections, so before you start treatment, it is necessary to undergo laboratory examination.
It is possible that in addition to fungi of the genus Candida will show up, and other infectious agents, of bacterial origin (eg, gonorrhea - it may well take place hidden), intracellular pathogens infections (chlamydia, ureaplasma, mycoplasma) or protozoa (trichomoniasis).
How else appears thrush in women
Thrush often begins with burning and itching in the genital area. Do not notice this symptom is not possible, because it is usually very concerned about women. But every body reacts to a particular infection on their own, so some women have itching and burning can not be, or these symptoms are not too severe.
In the genital area at first appear redness and swelling of the mucous membrane, and then reddened edematous mucosa occur grains cheesy plaque. At first, this plaque can be easily removed, but gradually raids grow, become firmly seated in the mucous membrane of the film. If you try to remove a film, we can see that this is not easy, and after removal of the surface of the mucous membrane starts to bleed.
At the same time can receive allocation, initially colorless, then yellow (indicating additional bacterial infection), which contain flakes of curdled white. Selections can be heavy and, on the other hand, scarce.
If this condition is not the time to treat, after a while it will reduce symptoms, will not be as pronounced (erased). This is a sign that the process became protracted. The flow can be characterized by frequent exacerbations of the disease, when reappear severe itching, a burning sensation in the genital area and abundant cheesy discharge.
Whether in this case, women infected sexual partner? All depends on its immunity. With good immunity of man can not be infected, but if the immune system is lowered, then he also shows signs of candidiasis.
How to specify the diagnosis of disease
Will laboratory studies. The scrapings taken from the walls of the vagina, with candidiasis under the microscope, you can see a large number of clusters of fungi of the genus Candida, and long strands of his pseudomycelium. Held as crop nutrient discharges to the environment in order to identify the infectious agent (in fact, he may be more than one) and its sensitivity to various antibacterial and antifungal agents.
How is thrush
First of all, you need to know what should be treated, both sexual partners. Even if a man is not sick, he still is a carrier of Candida and the woman after treatment can reinfect him.
In order to suppress the vital activity of infectious agents, antifungal drugs administered, both inside and on the locally. Inside most commonly prescribed fluconazole
Fluconazole - used with caution
Which in mild forms of candidiasis is enough to take one time. But often recurrent thrush this is not enough, and under the supervision of a physician and laboratory studies fluconazole administered once a month, achieving the state of stable remission. In some cases, fluconazole has to take up to a year.
Locally administered vaginal suppositories
Vaginal suppositories - for contraception and treatment of inflammation
tablets or antifungal agents, such as clotrimazole, pimafutsin and so on. Candles are usually inserted into the vagina once a day at bedtime for seven to ten days. In milder forms of local treatment of thrush is usually sufficient.
In addition, to reduce the unpleasant symptoms of thrush hip baths are appointed with a 2% solution of soda, a light solution of potassium permanganate, herbal extracts (chamomile, St. John's wort, sage
Sage - cvyaschennaya grass
, Yarrow and other), whereupon the mucous membrane lubricated 5% glycerol brown
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or methylene blue.
When any discharge the woman should see a doctor immediately.