Burning, sharp pain in the female genital area

Vaginitis is a common disease in women, causing uncomfortable symptoms such as itching, burning pain in the private area, vaginal discharge, ... The causes of vaginitis can be caused by organisms such as caused by yeast or irritation from chemicals or sprays.

1. Vaginitis in women

Vaginitis is an inflammatory condition of the vagina, which can produce discharge, itching, burning, and pain in the female intimate area. The cause is usually a change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria or an infection. Estrogen levels drop after menopause and certain skin disorders can also cause vaginitis.
The most common types of vaginitis are:
Bacterial vaginosis, which is the result of the change of bacteria normally present in your vagina into an overgrowth of other organisms. Yeast infections: Caused by the fungus Candida albicans. Trichomoniasis: Usually transmitted during sexual intercourse.

2. Symptoms of vaginitis

Signs of vaginitis usually include:
Change in color, smell or amount of vaginal discharge. Vaginal itching or irritation. Pain in the vagina during intercourse, when urinating. Vaginal bleeding. Some people will experience vaginal discharge with characteristics that may indicate an acquired type of vaginitis such as:
Bacterial vaginosis: You may have a grayish-white discharge, which has a foul odor, the odor may be more obvious. after sex. Yeast infection: The main symptom is vaginal itching, but you may have a white, thick, cheese-like discharge. Trichomoniasis: May cause yellow-green discharge, sometimes foamy.
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3. When to see a doctor?

See your doctor if you experience unusual vaginal discomfort, especially if:
Vaginal discharge has an unpleasant odor or itchiness. If you've never had a vaginal infection: Seeing a doctor can determine the cause and help you learn to identify signs and symptoms. You have had vaginitis before. You have had many sex partners or new sexual partners recently. You can get a sexually transmitted infection. You have completed a course of over-the-counter antifungal medication and your symptoms persist. You have a fever, or pelvic pain.

4. How to prevent vaginitis?

Good vaginal hygiene can help prevent some types of vaginitis from recurring and may reduce some of its symptoms:
Avoid baths, hot tubs and whirlpool tubs. Avoid irritants: Fragrant tampons, pads, douches, and scented soaps. Rinse soap off your external genitals after bathing and dry the area thoroughly to prevent irritation. Do not use strong soaps, such as deodorant or antibacterial soaps, or foam baths. Wipe from front to back after using the bathroom: to prevent the spread of bacteria in the stool from entering your vagina. Other things you can do to help prevent vaginitis include:
Don't douche: Your vagina doesn't need any extra cleaning other than a normal shower. Repeated douching disrupts the organisms that normally reside in the vagina and can actually increase the risk of vaginal infections. Use condoms: Both male and female condoms can help prevent infections from spreading during sex. Wear cotton underwear: You should also wear tights with a cotton crotch. If you feel comfortable sleeping naked, skip wearing underwear to bed because yeast thrives in humid environments. In order to avoid pain, burning and other conditions related to the private area, women should have regular gynecological examinations so that they can actively protect their bodies. Currently, the Vinmec International General Hospital system is applying the basic gynecological examination and screening package to meet the needs of women's examination:
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