Vaginal secretions play an important role of steward in the female reproductive system.The liquid produced by the gland in the vagina and cervix will take away dead cells and bacteria.This can keep the vagina clean and help prevent infection.
Most of the time, vaginal secretions are completely normal.The amount may be different, and the smell and color (range from transparent to milky white) will also be different, depending on the time of the menstrual cycle.For example, there will be more secretions when ovulation, lactation or sexuality.When you are pregnant or your personal hygiene is always falling, it may have different smells.
These changes will not cause panic.However, if the color, odor, or consistency looks completely different from usual, especially if you also have vaginal itching or burning sensation, it may be infected or other diseases.
The following are some possible infections that need to be paid attention to:
Bacterial vaginal disease
Bacterial vaginal disease is a common bacterial infection.It can lead to an increase in vaginal secretions, with strong, unpleasant, sometimes even fishy smell.The secretion may also look gray, thin and water -like.In some cases, infection does not cause any symptoms.
Although bacterial vaginal diseases will not spread through sexual contact, if you are active or have new sexual partners recently, you will have higher risks.Infection may also make you infectious transmission of infection (STI) risk.
Trichomonas is another infection caused by parasites.It is usually transmitted through sexual contact, but it can also be infected by sharing towels or swimsuits.
As many as half of the affected people are asymptomatic.People who do this usually notice yellow, green or foam secretions with unpleasant smell.Pain, inflammation and itching around the vagina and urination or sex are also common signs.
Yeast infections occur when yeast growth in the vagina grows.It can produce thick white secretions that look similar to cheese.This secretion usually has no smell.
Other symptoms include burning, itching and other stimulation around the vagina, as well as soreness during sexual intercourse or urination.
The following may increase the possibility of your infection of yeast:
l Use contraceptives
l antibiotics, especially for long -term use for more than 10 days
Gonorrhea and chlamydia
Gonorrhea and chlamydia are sexually transmitted infections, which can produce abnormal secretions due to infection.Its color is usually yellow, green or turbid.
You may also encounter: Pain during urinating l Stomach pain L vaginal sexual intercourse after the vaginal intercourse L meridian bleeding between meridians
But some people may be asymptomatic.
This sexual communication infection can lead to thick vaginal secretions and strong odor, especially after sexual intercourse.Surge and blisters can cause bleeding and burning sensations around the genitals and menstruation.
However, it is more common; there are generally no or mild symptoms.If symptoms do have symptoms, you may explode repeatedly in your life.
After sexual intercourse or menstrual or urination, a large amount of stench secretions and stomach pain may be a sign of pelvic inflammatory disease.
This happens when bacteria enter the vagina and reach other reproductive organs, and may be caused by unprepared sexual transmission infections, such as chlamydia or gonorrhea.
Human nipple virus or cervical cancer
Human papilloma virus infection through sexual contact can cause cervical cancer.Although there may be no symptoms, this type of cancer can cause:
l with unpleasant smell blood, brown or water -like secretions
l Odoma bleeding occurs during menstruation or sexual intercourse
l Increase pain or urination during urination
In a few cases, brown or bloody secretions may also be a sign of endometrial cancer, uterine fibroids or other growth.