Vaginitis - when everything inside is scratched

January 21, 2007

  • Vaginitis - when everything inside is scratched
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Treatment

 The term "vaginitis" is used to refer to various conditions that cause infection or inflammation of the vagina. The term "vulvovaginitis" denotes inflammation and vagina, and vulva - the external female genitalia. These conditions can be caused by various organisms (e.g., bacteria, yeasts, or viruses), and various chemicals contained in creams and aerosols, and even tissues, contacting with the genitals. In some cases, cause vaginitis organisms that are transmitted during sexual intercourse.


Symptoms of vaginitis

In vaginitis symptoms are very diverse and they depend on what exactly was the cause of this disorder. Some women have not observed any symptoms at all. The most common signs of vaginitis Symptoms of vaginitis: How does inflammation of the vaginal area  Symptoms of vaginitis: How does inflammation of the vaginal area
   They are abnormal vaginal discharge The whole truth about vaginal secretions  The whole truth about vaginal secretions
   with an unpleasant odor, burning during urination, itching in the vagina and external genital organs, discomfort during sexual intercourse.

Normal vaginal discharge is described as clear or slightly turbid, do not irritate the skin and do not have a strong odor. Volumes and discharge consistency may vary depending on the phase of the menstrual cycle - e.g., menses before they can become more dense than usually. All this is normal.

Considered abnormal vaginal discharge with a strong odor and unusual color, skin irritants, as well as more abundant than usual. Itching may thus occur at any time, but it causes most discomfort during the night. During sexual intercourse symptoms may worsen. It is important to consult a doctor as soon as you notice at such signs.

The most common type of vaginitis are: candidiasis, or "yeast" infection bacterial vaginosis How to get rid of bacterial vaginosis?  How to get rid of bacterial vaginosis?
 , Trichomoniasis, chlamydia, and viral vaginitis neifektsionny vaginitis.


Types of vaginitis

Vaginal candidiasis or yeast infection - this is something with which the word "vaginitis" is associated in most women. The causative agent of this disease is a fungus of the Candida family. The presence of this fungus in small amounts in the mouth and digestive tract in both women and men, is the norm. The most common symptom of this infection are thick, white vaginal discharge, the consistency of cottage cheese, but sometimes this disease does not show any outward signs. Generally, yeast infection causes redness and intense itching of the vagina and vulva. For the treatment used candles or tablets, many of which can be bought without a prescription.

Bacterial vaginitis, as well as vaginal candidiasis is not sexually transmitted. Its main symptoms are vaginal discharge with a strong odor reminiscent of a fish, and a burning sensation when urinating. This disease is treated fairly quickly with the help of tablets or vaginal ointments.

Trichomoniasis and chlamydia - are among the most common diseases, sexually transmitted diseases. If trichomoniasis often have frothy, yellow-green vaginal discharge with an unpleasant odor, and itching of the vagina. Chlamydia in most cases a very long time has no symptoms, but its complications can be very dangerous to your health. These diseases can be treated only with drugs that are prescribed by a doctor.


Viral vaginitis

The term "viral vaginitis" includes several diseases, in particular those which are caused by herpes simplex virus Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple  Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple
   (HSV) and human papillomavirus (HPV). In the case of the first of them can be covered painful genital ulcers, which after a few days tested by themselves. Cure herpes completely impossible, but in most patients the symptoms appear only once in his life, after which the virus does not makes itself known, including, it is not contagious to others. When HPV genital and anus appear in formations resembling warts, white or gray, sometimes red or magenta.

Itching, burning, and even abnormal vaginal discharge may occur after the use of vaginal sprays, spermicides or due to a lack of clean water. The same reaction can be soaps and detergents, and fabric conditioners. In such cases we speak of non-infectious vaginitis. For treatment is usually sufficient to identify the pathogen and stop using it.

Genital herpes in women: Symptoms unpleasant disease

July 13, 2013

 female genital herpes symptoms
 Herpes is a common disease. Is no exception and genital or genital herpes. When genital herpes in women Herpes in women - clinical features of the disease  Herpes in women - clinical features of the disease
   Symptoms vary, and sometimes even in the presence of classical paintings, "in the book", the doctor may hinder or make a mistake in diagnosis. Genital herpes is unpleasant not only its manifestations, but also the constant and often relapse. According to statistics, almost half of the female population suffers from this disease or is a carrier of the pathogen.

 Genital herpes in women: Symptoms unpleasant disease

What is genital herpes

Genital (genital herpes) is caused by the herpes simplex virus Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple  Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple
   (HSV). Of the two types of HSV causative agent of genital herpes is often HSV2, but often the disease causes HSV1 or mixed infection. Genital herpes - a genital lesion (labia, vagina and cervix), and the perineum and anus. Also genital herpes and affects the central nervous system.

 Genital herpes in women: Symptoms unpleasant disease

Symptoms of genital herpes in women

  • incubation period

The incubation period - a period that covers the time from infection to clinical manifestations of the disease. On average, he is three - seven days. During the incubation period, the woman is not a threat of infection of their sexual partner.

  • The appearance of vesicles

A characteristic symptom of genital herpes in women is the appearance of vesicles (bubbles filled with liquid) on the background of erythematous and edematous mucosa and / or skin. The diameter of the bubbles is small on average about two to three millimeters, there are groups on the surface area ranging from 0, 5 to 2, 5 centimeters. Stages of the vesicles is short and is two to three days. At the end of this time, the bubbles burst and merge with each other and in their place are formed irregularly shaped ulcers. Subsequently sores covered yellow bloom and heal in about two to four weeks. Scars after healing of ulcers remains.

If ulcers is attached to a secondary infection, they are covered with purulent bloom and there are quite a long time.

  • Associated symptoms

The rash of bubbles accompanied by itching, and intolerable burning sensation in the genital area. Often there aching pain in the abdomen. Itching and burning so pronounced that interferes with their lifestyle and sleeping patient. These phenomena are explained by changes in the nerve receptors and conductors of pain sensitivity.

  • Herpetic cystitis Cystitis: urgently take action  Cystitis: urgently take action

Often when infected with genital herpes affects and bladder. At the same time characterized by the emergence of various phenomena dizuricheskih (frequent and painful urination, pain in the lower abdomen).

  • Other symptoms of genital herpes

Often during infection or exacerbation of the disease there are complaints on the general malaise, myalgia (muscle pain), fatigue, increased body temperature to subfebrile digits (37, 0-38, 0 degrees), irritability Irritability - you try to control my temper  Irritability - you try to control my temper
   and sleep disorders.

  • The increase in regional lymph nodes

During exacerbation of the disease is often described this symptom as an increase in the inguinal lymph nodes.

Healing of ulcers typically accompanied by the disappearance of local and general symptoms. But, unfortunately, with the persistence of the virus, many women have recurrent genital herpes. According to statistics, recurrent genital herpes occur in 50-70% of women after the disappearance of the initial appearance of the disease.

The frequency of acute genital herpes and duration of remission is very diverse. Relapses of the disease may be from once every two or three years before the monthly exacerbations. The frequency of exacerbations is a criterion for severity of disease. In mild chronic herpes infection exacerbation occur no more often than three times a year, with moderate four to six times a year. Severe genital herpes is characterized by monthly exacerbation of the disease (often associated with the menstrual cycle).

Anna Sozinova

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