Pain, discharge, discomfort and odour in your vagina could point to a vaginal infection or Vaginitis. This infection usually comes with symptoms like heavy and discoloured vaginal discharge, itching and swelling in the area, burning sensation while passing urine, soreness and discomfort during sexual contact. This condition is usually caused by bacteria, virus or yeast.
HOW IS VAGINITIS DIAGNOSED?
Vaginosis is diagnosed through the following methods • Examination of Vaginal swab • Pelvic exam • Review of medical history
HOW IS VAGINITIS TREATED?
The doctor may treat the specific vaginitis through specific drugs. However, for allergic vaginitis; the allergen needs to be identified and then avoided.
DID YOU KNOW?
Usage of feminine deodorant, perfumed products, sprays, douching, keeping pads and tampons for longer hours, and having sex with unlimited number of partners are common triggers for vaginitis.