Greenish Yellow Vaginal Discharge Smells Never Heal?
I am 23 years old. Experiencing vaginal discharge since high school. The color is sometimes transparent white, milky white, yellowish and even green. Ever felt once or twice (forgot) itching and smells in high school. College until now has not been itchy but never stinks. All kinds to reduce vaginal discharge or heal does not go away. Ever checked with a doctor or midwife and it didn’t get better. Is it safe to wash the betel leaf boiled water? And what else to do besides that?
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Leucorrhoea, if it is still clear or white, is often not a dangerous condition. However, if this vaginal discharge also appears in other colors, namely milky white, yellowish, greenish, and is accompanied by itching and unpleasant odors, especially if the occurrence lasts for years, you should not underestimate it. You need to get checked directly to a doctor or specialist in skin and genitalia.
Leucorrhoea as you experience is most likely related to infection of the reproductive organs, it can be limited to the vulva area (vaginal lips), even to deeper organs, for example the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. There are various types of infectious microorganisms that can trigger these various complaints, for example Candida albicans, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Trichomonas vaginalis, Human papillomavirus, and so on. Each of these types of infections can arise due to various factors, but the most common ones are related to poor hygiene of the intimate organs, changes in the balance of normal flora around the vagina, to risky sexual activity. Distinguishing each type of infection can be done by examining the doctor directly, or also accompanied by supporting tests, such as urine tests, cervical mucus smear, ultrasound, pap smears (if you are married), and so on.
Apart from infection, you may also experience vaginal discharge aggravated by other conditions, for example irritation of intimate organs (for example due to the use of spermicides, sexual lubricants, vaginal scented soaps), psychological stress, ingestion of foreign objects, malignancy in reproductive organs, imbalance hormones, fistulas vagina, and so on.
The earlier you see a doctor, the sooner treatment can be done. That way, the potential for healing will be higher. Therefore, you should visit the nearest health facility directly.
Overcoming vaginal discharge is generally not enough to do with medical treatment alone. Practicing a healthy and healthy lifestyle and improving the cleanliness of the intimate organs is also one of the keys to handling it. Therefore, in addition to seeing a doctor, you should also follow these tips:
Stay away from all forms of risky sexual behavior Bathing regularly 2 times a day Clean your genitals properly after every bowel movement No need to use vaginal scented soap No need to also use other fragrances around the vagina, including hundred, fragrant pantyliners Manage stress wisely Not wearing underwear made of linen Do not use medication for vaginal discharge without a doctor's recommendation. Eat more vegetables, bua, fish oil, water, and other foods rich in antioxidants.