Bacterial vaginosis is one of the most common diseases of the female reproductive system. Vaginosis is also called vaginal dysbiosis.
This disease, characterized by abundant discharge from the vagina, having an unpleasant smell. In other words, the number of lactic-acid bacteria decreases, and the conditionally pathogenic flora takes their place.
With the disappearance of lactobacilli, which performed protective functions, the body becomes more vulnerable, the balance of bacteria is disturbed.
In women, such a disease occurs quite often, but its occurrence during pregnancy can become quite a dangerous moment, since the neglect of this disease can lead to even a miscarriage.
Usually, only a doctor can diagnose the disease. The very woman to determine what kind of infection it is impossible, because there are quite a lot of them.
Usually a woman experiences discomfort and observes some changes, after which it is worthwhile to see a doctor. The doctor should examine the woman and take a swab from the vagina for analysis and blood tests for general tests.
After carrying out all the tests, you can confidently confirm or disprove the diagnosis of vaginosis, determine which character it is and find out the cause of the onset of the disease. Based on the analysis obtained, treatment is determined.
With vaginosis, the nature of vaginal discharge changes from the very beginning . They become much more abundant and change color.
They can also become thicker in consistency. In a large number of women, bacterial vaginosis is accompanied by secretions that have an unpleasant smell, which can bring additional discomfort.
Itching can also occur, but if the disease is not treated, then the itching can increase.
If it hurts you to go to the toilet, then this is a compelling reason to visit a doctor. Since such pains can accompany a very large number of different diseases, and due to ignorance, many women begin to be treated with medications from completely different diseases.