|There’s a group of controlled microorganisms (good bacteria) that reside in the vagina to maintain an adequate pH level, and protect it from other germs. However, if there is an alteration in the vaginal flora that these bacteria to reproduce, or let other germs colonize and cause irritation or vaginal infection.
Some factors that could cause vaginitis:
•Vaginal douches with cleaning products that have scent; condoms, deodorants or soaps that are not specifically for vaginal care.
How can I prevent vaginitis?
•When wiping with toilet paper, do it from the front to the back, to avoid contamination of the vulva
Get in touch with your doctor if you feel any kind of pain, irritation, swollenness, or any changes in your vaginal discharge. Getting diagnosed crucial in order to get an accurate treatment. Self-diagnoses could result in a very negative consequence.
Self-care and vaginal infections
March 6, 2017