< /P>Bacterial vaginosis is the most common female infectious disease. It occurs when aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms replace lactobacilli, which should be normal.
It can also be caused by endogenous and exogenous factors. That is, if immunity is reduced, the intestinal microflora or the hormonal status of a woman is disturbed, this disease occurs. In addition, it can appear after antibiotic therapy with the use of immunosuppressants and hormonal drugs and if a woman has diseases of the genitourinary system.
Often, bacterial vaginosis occurs if a woman often changes sexual partners or uses intrauterine devices for contraception.< /p>
In order to make a diagnosis, a number of laboratory tests are carried out. During which the PH of vaginal discharge is measured. For this, smear microscopy is done.
If a woman develops a creamy (cheesy) discharge with an unpleasant fishy smell and certain cells are detected during laboratory tests, the amino test is positive, and PH > 4.5. means that bacterial vaginosis is present. Many women experience discomfort during intercourse, often with itching and burning sensations.
During the treatment of bacterial vaginosis, risk factors must be eliminated so that the disease does not recur. The treatment helped to understand or it is possible by whether the discomfort and laboratory tests have disappeared. The examination is carried out a week after the end of treatment. Then, after a month and a half, additional tests are done.
In order to avoid relapses of bacterial vaginosis, it is necessary to examine and treat the sexual partner of the sick woman. During the treatment period, be sure to use condoms during intercourse.