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What is Bacterial Vaginitis?

Published at : 13-11-2019 View : 8558

  Bacterial Vaginitis is a kind of vaginal inflammation caused by the overgrowth of bacteria naturally found in the vagina of which upsets the natural balance of women in their reproductive years are possibly to get bacterial vaginitis, but these affects women of any age.

About Bacterial Vaginitis

  Bacterial Vaginitis is caused by an overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina. It is the most common vaginal infection in women even more so than yeast infections. Women between the ages of 15 and 44 are affected by Bacterial Vaginitis. Many women suffer from Bacterial vaginitis each year. While this number makes it sound like developing Bacterial Vaginitis is almost a given, there are plenty of steps you can take to reduce your chances.



Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginitis

  Sometimes symptoms come and go, or they are so mild that you do not notice them.

  The symptoms of bacterial vaginitis include:

   Vaginal discharge is thin and grayish-white.

   Having a strong and unpleasant smell, that often described as fishy

   Vaginal discharge and odor are frequently more noticeable after sexual intercourse.

   Pain with sexual intercourse or urination (rare symptoms).

   Vaginal bleeding after sexual intercourse

   Vagina itchiness, redness, and swelling

  These symptoms might be similar to vaginal yeast infections and other health problems, but a doctor can only tell you whether you have Bacterial Vaginitis.

Causes of Bacterial Vaginitis

  Bacterial Vaginitis is the most common cause of vaginal infection for women of childbearing age.

  The other causes of bacterial vaginosis include:

  Having multiple sex partners - A doctor doesn't fully understand the link between sexual activity and Bacterial Vaginitis, but the condition happens more often in women who have multiple sex partners or a new sex partner, and it also frequently in women who have sex with women.

  Douching - The practice of rinsing out your vagina with water or a cleansing agent upsets the natural balance of your vagina. This can lead to an overgrowth of anaerobic bacteria, and can also cause bacterial vaginosis since the vagina is self-cleaning. Douching is not necessary.

  Natural lack of lactobacilli bacteria - if your natural vaginal environment doesn’t produce enough of the good lactobacilli bacteria, you have more potential to develop Bacterial Vaginitis.

Treatment for Bacterial Vaginitis

  Vaginitis is the most common cause of vaginal infections in women of childbearing age and is caused by certain bacteria leading to the imbalance in your vagina. Avoid sex until your infection or irritation goes away. Even though Bacterial Vaginitis can be super itchy or irritating, try not to scratch. It can cause more irritation or cuts in your skin, which can spread germs and lead to more infection.

  If you’re noticing changes in your discharge or different symptoms, our doctor at Heng Kang Clinic will check things out to see how best to treat you. She’ll ask you regarding your medical history, together with your sexual history and additionally need to understand if you’ve been using something that will be causing your vaginitis, like new detergent or spermicide. Our doctors at Heng Kang Clinic will take a sample of your discharge so it will be examined under a microscope to check what kind of vaginitis you've got.

  If you need to treat Bacterial Vaginitis but you don’t know which address is reputable and quality, we recommend you to go to Heng Kang Clinic because we have special medical equipments and our clinic constantly ensures the highest efficiency of treatment.



   For more information, you can visit Heng Kang Clinic at 517-519 Quintin Paredes St., Brgy.289, Binondo, City of Manila, you may also click the consultation box at the right side of your screen or call us at (02) 8356 - 0262 to set an appointment.

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