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Causes Diseases of the Vagina

Posted on: February 14, 2010

 Diseases of the Vagina

Diseases of the vagina in women greatly affect their appearance, are also very annoying when having sex. You should find out first whether or not your vagina sterile. to identify a specific feature that you can know.

Usually, the normal flow of white or transparent and can stay that way or turned yellow with odorless air or may have a little smell of salt, but an unpleasant odor. Depending on your body out a few days can flow more than others (especially in the middle of your period) and can even provide a more solid consistency, such as egg whites, however, this is also normal.

Discharge may also occur if you have a vaginal infection of the cervix with gonorrhea or chlamydia.

common cause of vaginal infection in women of reproductive age are:
Trichomoniasis
This is caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis (a protozoan), which, unlike other types of vulvovaginitis, vaginal infections are transmitted through. The most characteristic symptom is vaginal or yellowish-green appearance with an unpleasant odor, itching, burning and redness on the genitals and painful intercourse. If not treated, can affect the cervix.

Fungal infections (including candidiasis or thrush)
The cause of the overgrowth of fungus normally present in the vaginal flora. Most yeast vaginitis caused by the fungus Candida albicans, although other yeasts such as Candida glabrata, can be a source of infection. The most common symptom is a thick milk and vaginal itching or burning, sometimes very intense. They can also ill with reddish vulva and the appearance of sexual relations.

Bacterial vaginosis
Caused by an imbalance of vaginal flora dominated by bacteria as Gardnerella vaginalis to the detriment of Lactobacillus (rod dominant rules). Usually produces gray vaginal odor (usually they say the smell of rotten fish). In this type of vaginitis, is usually no pain with intercourse. We know that different risk factors for bacterial vaginosis: Is a new or multiple sexual partners, use of contraceptives, women have a partner, young age at initial sexual intercourse and douching. However, not considered a sexually transmitted disease.

This is very important to be aware of any changes in your flow, both in color, aroma, texture and / or abundance, especially if symptoms such as itching, irritation, or burning smell, as this may indicate a vaginal infection requires immediate medical attention.

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