Vaginal Discharge is one of the major symptoms that you either have some kind of vaginal or uterus infection, which is causing the discharge in the first place. Unlike the transparent ovulation discharge, this whitish discharge may tend to change colours over time. It also has a foul smell, especially during pregnancy or after or before your ovulation indicating some kind of vaginal infection. Symptoms like fever, vaginal pain and lower back issues are also there.
HOW IS VAGINAL DISCHARGE DIAGNOSED?
A gynaecologist examines these symptoms and may do a swab test to check for the discharge along with ultrasound.
HOW IS VAGINAL DISCHARGE TREATED?
The treatment procedure depends on the diagnosis. The doctors would give you a high dose of antibiotics if you are not pregnant to fight the infection along with other external medicines. Besides this, you would also need to maintain good hygiene habits.
DID YOU KNOW?
As a rule of thumb, one should avoid douching during these times.