Vaginitis should not have systemic symptoms. If no author information is provided, the source is cited instead. It can also occur on its own. Color and consistency: Cultures of your cervix Examination of vaginal discharge under the microscope wet prep Pap test Skin biopsies of the vulvar area Treatment depends on the cause of your symptoms. Normally, a lot of good, healthy bacteria live in the vagina along with a small amount of potentially harmful bacteria.
Less common symptoms include: At another time, usually the latter part of the menstrual cycle a more extensive thicker discharge may appear. Yellow discharge may or may not indicate an infection. Select an Article Category Chafing. All of these descriptions could be considered normal. After ovulation at mid-cycle, it becomes white, thicker and stickier. Other factors that can upset the delicate balance include pregnancy , which changes hormone levels; and diabetes , which allows too much sugar in the urine and vagina.
Consistency may be mucoid thin , thick, frothy, or cheesy. Not only can it lead to, you know, having a. Significant and unexpected in volume, often with other symptoms Smell: How is it transmitted? A physiologic discharge is usually clear to white, nonadherent to the vaginal wall, and pooled in the posterior fornix. The clinical and laboratory diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis infection. The chlamydia bacteria infects the Fallopian tubes causing swelling and scarring of the tissues.