Overcoming Yellow Vaginal Odor During Pregnancy?
Good night .. I want to ask you about vaginal discharge, right now I am pregnant with the second trimestr and I feel uncomfortable with my vaginal discharge, vaginal discharge is yellow and smelly, how do I deal with it?
Hello, Ms. Kim Cinthaa. Thank you for the question submitted to HealthReplies.com.
Vaginal discharge complaints in pregnancy can be caused by several possibilities, including:
Trichomoniasis (due to Trichomonas vaginalis parasitic infection, complaints in the form of a white body, yellowish, foamy, itchy, and can be painful when urinating) Bacterial vaginosis (due to imbalance of normal flora in the vagina, complaints in the form of vaginal body gray, white, many, liquid, fishy odor) Vulvovaginal candidosis (due to excessive growth of fungus in the vagina called Candida albicans, complaints in the form of milky white vaginal discharge, lumpy, itchy, redness around the vagina, and pain when urinating or having sex) Patients with complaints of vaginal discharge pregnancy is recommended to consult a doctor, obstetrician, or dermatologist and genital specialist in order to get an evaluation and proper handling. The doctor may give you oral medication or medicine that is put into the vagina to treat the disease.
At home, patients are recommended to:
Change underwear regularly, especially if it feels moist Use good underwear that absorbs well, for example: cotton Do not use clothes that are too tight Bathing and washing clothes regularly To enrich insight, you can read articles about vaginal discharge in pregnancy. Such is our explanation. Hopefully always healthy. May be useful.