Abnormal Vaginal Discharge
What the doctor does Doctors first ask the woman questions about her symptoms and medical history. Although in most cases excessive discharge is normal, sometimes it can indicate serious problems such as a vaginal infection or a cervical or vaginal tumor. The treatment will depend on the actual cause of the problem. For example, a scraping from your cervix may be taken to check for cervical cancer or HPV. Use of antibiotics because they may reduce the number of protective bacteria Menstrual blood or semen in the vagina because they reduce the acidity of the vagina Poor hygiene Frequent douching because it can reduce the acidity of the vagina Pregnancy Diabetes mellitus A foreign body, such as a forgotten tampon because tampons provide a warm, moist environment where bacteria can thrive After menopause, many women have an abnormal discharge. The first thing that comes to mind is a yeast infection. Common causes Likely causes of a vaginal discharge depend on age.
Cranberry juice is full of antioxidants that help to fight against the toxins produced by harmful bacteria in your vagina. The physical examination focuses on the pelvic examination. Here are some common ways that you can treat the white discharge at home. Doctors ask about the discharge:
White, thick, clumpy vaginal discharge...help?
Description: However, sometimes, this discharge can point to something sinister. To prevent infection and stay comfortable: There are a number of ways to treat white clumpy discharge. Such products include hygiene sprays, perfumes, menstrual pads, laundry soaps, bleaches, fabric softeners, and sometimes spermicides, vaginal creams or lubricants, vaginal contraceptive rings, diaphragms, and, for women who are allergic to latex, latex condoms.