I left something in my vagina!
The most common vaginal foreign body is forgotten tampons.
It’s incredible, in fact, it is often seen that tampons stay in the vagina until the vagina emits a smelly smell, which will really attract the attention of patients.
In addition, many doctors have also taken out contraceptive caps and [misguided] sex toys from their vaginas.
So if you think it is possible that what is [deeply] involved, you must see a doctor as soon as possible, because these foreign bodies may cause friction injuries or even lacerations on the inner wall of the vagina.
Remember not to be afraid of embarrassment delaying the treatment opportunity! ! Doctors have seen many! !
2. Found a lump [below]!
Don’t panic first, because it is usually not a big problem in what.
If you touch a swollen or even painful nodule on the vulva, it is probably a Babbitt gland cyst.
In short, it is formed by blocking the glands on the vagina. Babbitt gland cysts are easy to appear in the lower part of vulva. It can be large or small. The disease is very common and not serious. You can even leave it alone or just apply hot compress. However, if the lump becomes very painful, swollen and infected, you must see a doctor, because this situation may require antibiotics or incision and drainage.
Another common lump is sebaceous cyst. This lump is usually caused by skin lesions, blocked pores or glands. It is located directly under the skin. Sebaceous cysts can be large or small in size and are filled with white substances. Like Babbitt cysts, it is not a big problem in what, and you can promote its regression by hot compress. However, if sebaceous cysts do not subside or develop infection, please see a doctor.
3. [Below] There is an inflamed hair follicle!
Folliculitis refers to the inflammation of blocked hair follicles due to bacterial infection.
Like other follicles on the body, pubic hair follicles can also produce folliculitis. Folliculitis may only be manifested as small red envelopes or small white heads, but serious words may form scars. Daily shaving, wax depilation, long-term wearing unsanitary underwear, and even soaking in baths may lead to folliculitis.
Folliculitis can subside by hot compress, but if the symptoms do not improve or even worsen for a long time, it is also necessary to ask a doctor for help.
4. [Below] Something strange has grown!
There is no doubt that any skin problems that occur in other parts of the body may appear in your [below]! Skin problems such as psoriasis, eczema and skin cancer, which are common in other parts of the body, can also occur on the skin near the genitals.
5. [Below] Found a very thick bulging vein!
This disease is called vulvar varicose veins.
Although it looks very scary, it is actually a varicose vulvar vein, which is more common in pregnant women. The cause of it may be going to the toilet too frequently or standing for a long time.
At present, there is no treatment for the disease, but fortunately the disease can be relieved by itself.
6. The vagina [dried up]!
If your vagina becomes very dry, it can make you very sad, especially during sexual intercourse. But don’t despair that you are hopeless. There are many reasons that can lead to vaginal dryness, such as some contraceptives (especially those with low doses), antiallergic drugs or breast feeding.
In this case, you can try a contraceptive pill or choose to turn to lubricants.
7. Itch and have some cheese-like secretions!
This situation usually indicates that you have Candida albicans infection in your vagina, which is an extremely common fungal infection.
Vaginal overproduction of Candida albicans is the cause of the disease. There are many reasons for the proliferation of the flora, such as taking antibiotics, suffering from diabetes with poor blood sugar control, wearing wet swimsuits for a long time, and anything else that affects the pH value in the vagina (such as washing and sexual intercourse).
This situation needs to be treated by oral antifungal drugs or application of antifungal ointment.
8. There are thin white secretions that smell smelly!
This condition (which may also be accompanied by burning sensation) usually indicates bacterial vaginitis.
Excessive bacterial proliferation in the vagina is the cause of the disease, and anything that affects the normal pH value in the vagina (such as washing, sexual intercourse or taking antibiotics) will promote bacterial proliferation. This disease is very common and can be cured by oral drugs or suppositories.
9. The vagina is uncomfortable, either itchy or burning, but uncomfortable anyway!
This situation may be caused by many reasons, so when you [below] feel itchy, swollen, burning, uncomfortable or have something strange from what, please see a doctor in time.
Most of the time, it is not a serious problem in what and can be relieved by simple treatment. Vaginal infection is the most likely, so the doctor may ask you to have a test for mycoplasma infection, gonorrhea, syphilis or trichomoniasis.
Remember! Many venereal diseases do not have obvious symptoms, so it is recommended that you check them in time, even if there is no special discomfort at that time.
10. When you put something into the vagina, the vagina is tightly locked.
Although vaginal spasms do not often occur, once they occur, they will bring great pain to patients.
Vaginal spasm occurs when the muscles of the vagina suddenly tighten and even the vaginal opening is closed. This is an involuntary process, usually related to psychological factors.
Vaginal spasms can cause great discomfort, pain and even complete inability to have sexual intercourse.
If you are deeply troubled by the disease, it is recommended to detail to your doctor when the symptom first appeared and your own clear feelings. Treatment methods related to the disease include vaginal dilators, relaxation exercises and various treatments for potential psychological causes.
11. Not even a tampon can be inserted into the vagina.
This kind of situation is relatively rare, but it is true that some people have atresia hymen, in other words, the vaginal opening that layer of membrane is too thick. In this case, inserting tampons or sexual intercourse is impossible. Doctors can diagnose the disease through physical examination, and this situation can be solved through surgery.
12. [Below] is itchy and can’t stop scratching it.
Don’t doubt whether you have pubic lice or other sexually transmitted diseases. The most common cause of itching [below] is skin irritation.
Patients often complain to her about itching when they come back from vacation, mostly due to the scented shower gel used on vacation. Soap, bubble bath, detergent and even the dye used in your underpants can cause irritation to your skin.
So when your vulva starts to itch inexplicably (if you are sure it is impossible to be infected with sexually transmitted diseases), you can choose to try cleaning your vulva only with clean water and then observe whether the symptoms can be relieved. (Of course, you may also have sexually transmitted diseases, so if the situation does not relieve or even worsen, go to a doctor as soon as possible.)
13. Keep wanting to go to the toilet and feel burning when urinating.
If you have ever had urinary tract infection (UTI), you will deeply know how painful it is.
Unfortunately, all sexual behaviors can bring you urinary tract infection, because the urethral orifice of a woman is very close to the vaginal orifice, and vaginal bacteria can easily invade the urethra through sexual intercourse. Therefore, sometimes, even if you do not have sex, urinary tract infection may occur.
However, urinary tract infection can be easily cured by using antibiotics.
14. Feel pain in vagina
Vaginal pain, especially during sexual intercourse, can be caused by many reasons. Vaginal dryness, vaginal infection, menstruation or endometriosis can all lead to vaginal pain. If you have persistent vaginal pain, it is recommended that you seek help from a doctor in time to identify the cause and actively treat it.
15. Vulvar pain
If you have persistent pain in the vulva (the part outside the vagina), And it has nothing to do with the problems we talked about earlier. Then you may just have vulvar pain. When you suffer from chronic vulvar pain, even if you touch your vulva with a cotton swab, you will feel unbearable pain. Moreover, the current understanding of the disease is not enough, and many patients can only get the diagnosis of the disease after seeing several doctors. If you have chronic vulvar pain, please communicate with your obstetrician and gynecologist in time.
16. Vaginal bleeding, but not menstruation!
Most of the time, a small amount of bleeding is not a big problem in what.
This small amount of bleeding can be caused by ovulation or withdrawal bleeding caused by oral contraceptives (especially when you take low doses of contraceptives and contraceptives that only allow you to menstruate a few times a year).
This is a common (albeit annoying) condition, and if you feel too troubled, you can switch to other methods of contraception. Sometimes a small amount of bleeding may indicate vaginal infection or other health problems, so if the symptom persists, it is recommended to see a doctor in time.
Doctors are more likely to pay special attention to vaginal bleeding after sexual intercourse. Vaginal dryness may be one cause (especially when bleeding only occurs occasionally), while vaginal infection is another possibility. Vaginal bleeding after sexual intercourse may also indicate cervical cancer.
But please don’t panic first, when the symptom continues to appear, go to see a doctor quickly.
17. [Below] Blisters or warts!
HPV and genital herpes virus both cause warts and pain on the vagina and vulva.
Although there is currently no cure for these two viruses, there are still some treatments. Therefore, you must go to the doctor for examination and treatment in time, and take some preventive measures to prevent the virus from spreading to your partner.
18. Severe pelvic pain, accompanied by increased secretions, pain during sexual intercourse and low fever
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) occurs when infection or bacteria from the vagina invade your uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. Pelvic inflammatory disease is usually easy to occur when sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea and chlamydia infection are not treated in time.
So remember! Regular gynecological examination.
Pelvic inflammatory disease can have many symptoms or no symptoms, but the most common symptoms are severe pelvic pain, pain during sexual intercourse or urination, low fever, nausea and vomiting, and increased secretions. If you have the above symptoms, go to see a doctor quickly!
Although the disease can be treated with antibiotics, But it will affect your fertility. Young women should know that one occurrence of pelvic inflammatory disease will reduce fertility by 10%, two occurrences of pelvic inflammatory disease will reduce fertility by 25%, and three occurrences of pelvic inflammatory disease will reduce fertility by 50%, so once pelvic inflammatory disease is found, the sooner the treatment starts, the better.
19. The vulva is itchy and painful!
Vulvar cancer is not common, and according to statistics, it accounts for only 0.6% of all cancers among women in the United States. Therefore, don’t worry too much, you just need to know the existence of this disease.
Vulvar cancer usually occurs in older women over 70 years old. If it occurs in young women, it is usually associated with high-risk HPV infection. Although vulvar cancer is rare, it is still necessary to see a doctor when there is a persistent itching and pain on your vulva, or when there is a change in skin color or texture in this area.
Responsible Editor: Cat Capricorn