What are the causes of vaginal discharge?
There might be many reasons behind it, not just yeast infection. If you notice the symptoms, visit a specialist, because only a treatment based on a diagnosis can be effective.
What are the symptoms of vaginitis?
Vaginal discharge is caused by vaginitis, which is most often accompanied by excessive vaginal secretion. The quantity, color and smell of vaginal discharge is typical of certain pathogens. However, it is important to have an exact diagnosis. Vaginal discharge often causes itching, burning sensation, painful urination and pain during sex.
What are the reason of vaginal discharge?
There might be many reasons behind it, such as mechanical irritation, chemical irritation, allergic reaction, a change in the vaginal pH level, menopause, pregnancy, or hormonal changes, just to mention the most common reasons.
Cervical lesion can be either the cause or the consequence of vaginitis! Make an appointment for an examination!
How do we treat vaginal discharge?
Vaginal discharge must be treated targeted, according to the pathogen or other background circumstances. It is advised to have a check-up appointment after the treatment, because becoming symptom-free does not necessarily mean the end of the problem. In the case of vaginal discharge caused by an infection, it is necessary to examine and treat the partner as well, in order to avoid re-infection.
It is also important to note that asymptomatic individuals might also carry the pathogens.
Visit our STD specialists for an examination to find out the causes and receive professional help to get rid of the discomfort.