How do you differentiate between vaginal discharge, urinary incontinence or bleeding? Normal vaginal discharge is clear, white or creamy, and fairly runny. It may have a distinctive odour, but not an unpleasant smell.
The natural form of this compound is found in volcanic areas in Europe and North America and has been used at least since the time of the ancient Greeks for the purposes of cleaning, preserving food, and other uses. Many of the medical applications for boric acid are connected to its use as an antiseptic and antibacterial agent, for instance in the treatment of minor cuts and burns, and even acne. Being an acid, it also contributes to maintaining normal pH of the vagina.
Estradiol vaginal insert and ring are used to treat changes in and around the vagina such as vaginal dryness, itching, and burning caused by low estrogen levels or menopause. Estradiol vaginal ring is also used to treat moderate to severe hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause or low amounts of estrogen. The hormone from the vaginal ring is absorbed through your vagina.
This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. Terconazole comes as a cream and suppository to insert into the vagina. It is usually used daily at bedtime for either 3 or 7 days. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand.
The following situations and conditions can contribute to or cause pain during intercourse or other forms of penetration. The first few times you have intercourse or experience vaginal penetration, you may feel a small to moderate amount of pain at the entrance to the vagina. There can be some bleeding or no bleeding at all—both are normal.
In the 21st century it is hard to imagine women being maimed in a surgery with risks that they are not being properly warned about. This, however, is the reality of vaginal mesh. A net-like implant, it is used to treat incontinence or prolapse, conditions that have often, but not always, been caused by childbirth.
Kellogg Spadt is Director of Sexual Medicine. Dilator therapy can offer a nonsurgical approach to restoring vaginal capacity and elasticity and alleviating sexual discomfort. Vaginal dilators are used to restore vaginal capacity, to expand the vagina in width and depth, to provide elasticity to the tissues, and to allow for comfortable sexual activity.
Introduction: Foreign body insertion is a common and important cause of pre-pubertal vaginal bleeding. Case Presentation: We present a three-year-old girl who referred to our clinic with abnormal vaginal bleeding without any other symptoms. The primary assessment revealed a radio-opaque round solid mass in the pelvic cavity.
Vaginal cuff dehiscence VCD is a rare post-operative complication after hysterectomy in which the approximated edges of the vaginal cuff separate. Associated presentations range from simple separation with minimal bothersome symptoms to pain, infection, and surgical emergencies such as bowel evisceration. In this report we describe a rare and delayed presentation of VCD.