Numerous women are troubled by different kinds of vaginal
infections and they visit their gynecologist for getting rid of them. You
might be someone who is not aware about the meaning of vaginal infections.
It refers to any kind of infection in vagina which is caused by yeast,
bacteria and protozoal organisms. Many women are troubled by infection of
vagina again and again. Lactobacillus is a bacteria which stay in large
number in vagina. It is good bacteria and it helps in fighting against bad
bacteria. The main cause of vaginal infection is an imbalance between the
number of good and bad bacteria in vagina.
The symptoms of vaginal infection differ according to the
type of infection which occurs to women. Yeast infection, bacterial
vaginosis and trichomonas vaginalis are some of the vaginal infections which
trouble a lot of women. Women who have yeast infection in vagina suffer from
itching in vagina and they also experience general discomfort. Generally
women, who suffer from yeast infection, complain of discharging a white
substance which appears like cottage cheese. Those women who have
trichomonas vaginalis experience symptoms like discharge of a yellow green
frothy substance from their vagina.
Women who are troubled by bacterial vaginosis mainly
troubles sexually active women. It may also trouble virgin girls. Symptoms
of this infection include discharge of whitist creamish substance from the
vagina after having sex. If we talk about the general symptoms of vaginal
infection then we should mention that women who suffer from such infection
may experience different kinds of symptoms in different degrees. It may
cause less or more discharge of odorous or non odorous substance from the
vagina. Most of the women feel a lot of irritation inside vagina when they
have vaginal infection. Pain in varying degrees is one of the common
symptoms of vaginal infection. The level of pain may differ from woman to
woman. Symptoms of such infection help doctors to determine the type of
infection. Laboratory tests may also be required for knowing the exact type
of vaginal infection.