Vagina That Feels Itchy And Secretes White, Sticky Lumps?
Hello, I am 19 years old and have never had sex before. My complaint is sometimes my vagina is itchy and if I scratch there is a kind of sticky white clot on the walls of my vagina (not whitish) is it fungus? I’ve been to Obgyn before and given medication .. for several months it has been cured but now it appears again please help, thank you
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A vagina that feels itchy and secretes white, sticky lumps can indeed be a sign of a yeast infection. Usually, this infection is more susceptible to occur in people who sweat a lot or do not keep their vagina clean properly, which causes the vaginal skin to become moist and a good place for fertile multiplication fungi. Not only is it itchy and produces abnormal secretions, it could also be that a yeast infection in the vagina causes the vagina to smell bad, experience excessive vaginal discharge, redness, scales, and feels uncomfortable, especially during sexual intercourse. Several species of fungi can cause vaginal infections, but the most common is Candida sp.
In addition to a yeast infection, complaints in your vagina can also occur due to other causes, for example:
Accumulation of dead skin cells that settle around the vagina Infection of other microorganisms, for example bacteria, parasites, viruses (including sexually transmitted infections) Contact dermatitis (inflammation of the skin due to contact with an irritating substance or due to an allergy to a substance that is in direct contact with the skin) Dermatitis seborrheic (skin inflammation that causes scaly skin such as dandruff), etc. If you have had your complaint checked by a doctor, given treatment, then the complaints still recur and recur, you should check with a skin and genital specialist again. Doctors can also do some supporting tests, such as taking vaginal secretions, urine tests, to find out the cause and the best treatment for your complaint. If it is true that the cause is fungus, then the doctor will give you the right anti-fungal medication to improve the complaint.
Not only undergoing doctor's treatment, so that complaints get better, you also need to do the following tips:
Not scratching excessively itchy vagina Not also forcibly exfoliating vaginal discharge by forcibly Cleaning the genitals properly after every bowel movement Do not use fragrance soaps, hundred, vaginal spas, or any vaginal treatment that has the potential to contain fragrances and harmful chemicals Change underwear at least 2 times a day Do not have free sex Do not use drugs carelessly unless it is directly prescribed by a doctor. Hope this helps.