Vaginal Exasperation and Antidote Proffering

Vaginal irritation, also called candidiasis or vulvovaginal candidiasis, is a most common fungal or yeast infection experienced by at least 9 out of 10 women at one or the other stage in life. It mainly occurs due to the imbalance between healthy protective bacteria and yeast cells in that region, in which case yeast starts multiplying, causing the symptoms of irritation, burning sensation, and vaginal discharge. It is not considered extremely serious and can be treated with simple medication.

This common fungal infection is caused by Candida albicans. There may be many reasons for the occurrence of such type of infections. It can be caused either because of elevated oestrogen levels or during hormonal imbalance that occurs especially during pregnancy/ovulation/menopause or when specific health conditions such as HIV or diabetes prevail. Sometimes the usage of corticosteroids/birth-control pills and antibiotics might also result in the occurrence of this type of infections.

The following are the major symptoms experienced by women with yeast infections:

Burning sensation in the vaginal area at the time of urination or during the period of intercourse

The release of thick white-coloured discharge without any odour

Stomach or back pain associated with vaginal ejections

Fever and vomiting sensations

Swelling or redness in the region

Prevention is always a better solution to a problem than searching for ways to cure it after once it happens. Avoiding unnecessary use of antibiotics and maintenance of perfect genital hygiene. Following personal hygiene, cleaning the clothes at high temperatures, wearing loose-fit underwear pants, circumventing douching, and minimised usage of feminine sprays, tampons, and perfumes will reduce the risk of vaginal infections. Though there are many home remedies and precautionary measures on over-the-counter medicines to contradict this Vaginal irritation, it is always wise to follow a doctor’s prescription. Cloudnine provides perfect medication suitable to cure any kind of vaginal infection.

Generally, these infections do not happen because of sexual transmission, but they do spread through oral or genital contact. It is mainly seen in sexually active women. The treatment depends on the level of complication. For an uncomplicated yeast infection, a short course of vaginal treatment is sufficient. Butoconazole, clotrimazole, and terconazole are common medications suggested for facile infection.

Treatment of complicated vaginal infections is a long-course medication using oral fluconazole drugs. Topical steroids are suggested sometimes when the infection worsens. This kind of drugs can lessen the effect of irritating infectious symptoms. In few cases, there are chances of the existence of such symptoms because of ailments other than yeast infections. So, it is always better to consult an obstetrician before coming to a conclusion about the kind of infection and following unprescribed medication.

The physician might administer a Pap test to confirm the kind of infection and rule out the prospect of cervical dysplasia or cancer. People with weakened immune system are more prone to these infections. Depending on the results of the smear test, respective medication is provided. Pregnant women are advised to follow a gynaecologist’s advice before taking any medicine even if the infection prevails.

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