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11 Cancer Symptoms Women Often Ignore
With the increased awareness of breast cancer, examining your breasts on a daily basis must have become a habit. However, there are several other...
What Does A Cottage-Cheese-Like Discharge From The Vagina Mean?
If you’re a woman, then you know that your vagina is going to secrete all sorts of discharge. Discharge can be regulated by the...
9 Lesser-Known Signs Of Pregnancy You Need To Know
Pregnancy comes with obvious and not-so-obvious signs. Some women experience an increased vaginal discharge and body temperature which are usually harmless. Headaches, cramps, and dizziness are other symptoms. Some women may be prone to coughs and cold because of a reduced immunity. Frequent urination, spotting, moodiness, and changes in taste are a few other unusual signs of pregnancy.
What Is Cervical Erosion? Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment
Cervical erosion, or ectropion, means that cervical cells have grown outside the cervix. Common causes include hormonal imbalance like puberty, pregnancy, and birth control. Major symptoms are vaginal discharge, spotting, and lower back pain, though many women are asymptomatic. The doctor will also see that the cervix is red and inflamed. Is spotting bothersome? Electrocautery uses the cells with an electric current, while cyrocautery removes them with cold nitric oxide.
5 Things To Take Care Of During Your Postpartum Recovery Phase
When your baby is finally in your arms, you don't bother about the rest of the world, not even yourself—everything takes a back seat....
5 Natural Ways To Stop Excess Vaginal Discharge
Leucorrhea, or vaginal discharge, may or may not be normal. If the amount or color changes, visit the doctor ASAP. Foul odor and itching are tell-tale signs of an infection. You can also try herbal remedies to reduce discharge. Traditional medicine has used spices like sumac, anise, and sorrel to treat leucorrhea. Additional natural remedies include amla berry, one of the top ayurvedic treatments, and olive. Even when using these treatments, be sure to get a potential infection checked out.
7 Vaginal Infections You Can Get During Your Pregnancy
During pregnancy, your body goes through drastic hormonal changes. These can sometimes make your vagina prone to infection. Some of the infections you can develop include bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, urinary tract infections, group B strep, chlamydia, syphilis, and trichomoniasis. To prevent these infections, practice good hygiene and get tested regularly along with your partner.
7 Best Home Remedies To Treat BV (Bacterial Vaginosis)
Bacterial vaginosis is a common vaginal infection where the bad bacteria in your vagina outnumber the good bacteria. Including garlic and yogurt in your diet, using a garlic or boric acid suppository, and rinsing with yogurt, diluted tea tree oil, or a goldenseal solution can be helpful. Meanwhile, not using soap to clean your vagina, wearing cotton underwear, and practicing safe sex may help prevent this infection.
Postpartum Pain – Is It Normal Or Not?
Pain after delivery is common but unpleasant. The pushing and contortions of labor will make you feel washed out, tired, and achy. It could...
5 Stages Of Vaginal Discharge During A Menstrual Cycle
The cervical mucus, commonly known as the vaginal discharge is almost nil during the days of menstruation. Following that the 4 remaining stages occur. Gradually the thickness and flow of the cervical mucus increase and it attains an egg-white consistency on the day of ovulation. The fall and rise of hormones like estrogen and progesterone are responsible for these changes.
Signs That Indicate Your Bloating Isn’t Normal
We’ve all been there. Some gassy veggies at a dinner meeting, one too many aerated drinks at the movies or the monthly premenstrual feeling...
What Is Bacterial Vaginosis And How To Tell If You Have It
The vagina secretes many different kinds of fluids through the day and most times, this is completely normal. However, if you notice your vaginal...
7 Common Vaginal Conditions That Women Must Know
Almost all women suffer from one or the other conditions of the vagina at some point in their lives. Many diseases and infections can ruin your sex lives and harm your health sooner or later. Although cleanliness and maintaining the health of the vagina can avert most conditions, there is a small chance that women may develop some. Being aware of these conditions can help prevent them.
8 Natural And Safe Ways To Treat Bacterial Vaginosis
Although bacterial vaginosis is not an STD, it's best to abstain from sex when you are suffering from it. It arises when there is an imbalance in the vaginal pH and protective bacterial count. The basic principles of treating the infection involve boosting immunity by following an alkaline diet and promoting healing by taking a sitz bath daily. Maintaining proper intimate hygiene and avoiding harsh chemicals from the genital area can also help in the prevention of the infection.
7 Common Vagina Myths You Thought Were True
For most of human history, the vagina has been shrouded in mystery. It was something that was spoken of in hushed tones and always...
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