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  1. Reasons
  2. Symptoms
  3. Diagnosis
  4. Treatment


(colpitis) gynecological disease characterized by inflammation of the mucous membrane (internal) vaginal wall caused by bacterial infection of different nature.

There are also two types of vaginitis based on the nature of its origin, that is, microorganisms that cause disease

  • specific
  • nonspecific.

Nonspecific vaginitis caused due to contact with the vaginal mucosa infection containing staphylococcal or streptococcal bacteria. It is also the cause of vaginitis may be intestinal or Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

To specific infections causing vaginitis include Trichomonas and gonorrhea. This list complement chlamydia, Mycoplasma. Can also be in this list and viruses.

There are two types of vaginitis according to the type of the disease

  • atrophic vaginitis
  • of bacterial vaginitis.

In the course of atrophic vaginitis are present such symptoms as vaginal dryness is the result of thinning tissue and decreasing the amount of lubrication. Also, it is characterized by the decrease in estrogen levels.

Bacterial vaginitis is a vaginitis with a copious white discharge from the vagina. These allocations are characterized by Esch and a pungent smell.


What can lead to an inflammatory process in the vagina?

  • the presence of a contraceptive intrauterine device
  • disregard for the rules of personal hygiene
  • natural sex
  • the neglect of means of individual protection during sexual intercourse
  • istchee sexual intercourse, causing physical damage to the genitals
  • disruption of the endocrine system in diabetes mellitus, changes in the work mitovich
  • wearing underwear made of synthetic fabrics
  • the weakening of the immune system
  • the presence of HIV infection
  • the presence of allergies, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.


When the body appears vaginitis symptoms it clear enough.

First, the woman feels inside the vagina burning and itching. Depending on the type of vaginitis you have can’t be a strong highlight of the white color. In character they resemble cottage cheese or foam consistency. May contain pus and blood. Discharge has a sharp, not very pleasant smell.

All this is accompanied by aching pain in the abdomen. Particularly unpleasant and painful sensations become in the vagina during sexual intercourse.

Slightly increased body temperature, can appear frequent urination.

The need for timely treatment of vaginitis because inflammation can escalate into larger (dysmenorrhea) and lead to some complications.


It is believed that the vaginitis cannot lead to serzno consequences. But in normal life situations with the presence of vaginal infection and inflammation cannot be and speeches about the hygiene of the relationship, including sex. Besides, the slightest wound or scratch on the skin in case of contact not infection present in the vagina, can provoke suppuration, prolonged inflammatory process.

If a woman is suffering from vaginitis, pregnant, she is risking to give birth to a baby with a small weight and, in General, to give birth early.

This disease is an excellent basis for the development of other infectious diseases.

In addition, the vaginitis may be the cause of cervical erosion, the appearance of vaginal ulcers.


At the first symptoms, caused doubts and anxiety, you need to go to Prim to the gynecologist. The doctor will examine and wasmt fragments of vaginal discharge for analysis. Thanks to the results obtained in laboratory journey, will opredelen kind of vaginitis and appointed effective treatment.


In the presence of the diagnosis of vaginitis, the treatment should be comprehensive, that is to combine physiotherapy with antibacterial therapy, use of medicines and proper nutrition.

Antibacterial therapy involves the Prim of the antibiotic penicillin, and antifungal drugs.

Part of a comprehensive treatment is the use of vaginal candles, douching, baths, application of ointment.

After the passage of the therapeutic course will be proven re-analysis smears for the presence of infection. Treatment will be carried out as long as the tests of the patient are normal.