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Summary about Vaginal Infection

Inflammation of the vagina is referred to as vaginal infection. It's caused by an imbalance of yeast and bacteria that live in the vagina. Alongside irritation, you may notice a different-than-usual odor. You could have a bacterial, yeast, or virus infection. Chemicals in soaps, sprays, and even clothing that come into contact with this area may irritate the sensitive skin and tissues.

Vaginal Infection Facts and Figures

According to research published in the National Library of Medicine, vaginal infections are common in Pakistan mainly due to the unhygienic practices in hospitals while delivery. Further facts and statistics about vaginal infections have been listed below:

Prevalence of Vaginal Infections in Pakistan1 billion Adults
Common inAdults
At-Risk GenderFemales 
Average Age for DiagnosisAny age 
Problems related to Vaginal InfectionsItchiness, redness, swelling, sores
Specialists Who Treat Vaginal InfectionsGynecologist


Symptoms of Vaginal Infection

Common vaginal infection symptoms are as following;

  • Itching and irritation in the vulva and vagina.
  • A burning sensation, particularly during intercourse or urination.
  • The vulva is red and swollen.
  • Soreness and pain in the cervix.
  • Rashes on the cervix.
  • Vaginal discharge that is thick, white, and odorless, with a cottage cheese appearance.
  • Vaginal discharge that is watery

Causes of Vaginal Infection

Here are the common causes of vaginal infections;

  • Bacterial infections.
  • Yeast infections
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Vaginal atrophy
  • Irritants

You can also read about the5 Remedies For Vaginal Yeast/Fungal Infection.

Preventive Measures of Vaginal Infection

The preventive measures for vaginal infections are;

  • Maintain your body hygiene 
  • Find the appropriate underwear.
  • Wipe from front to back after using the restroom to avoid spreading yeast or bacteria between your anus, urinary tract, or vagina.
  • Swimsuits should not be worn any longer than necessary.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothing.
  • Tampons and pads should be changed on a regular basis.

Treatment for Vaginal Infections

Antibiotics and Antifungals are prescribed in the form of creams, gels, tablets, and suppositories to treat vaginal infections according to their type.

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