Menopause, BV, Vaginal Discharge, Bacterial Vaginosis Dryness - Aci-Jel

Vaginal Health

At least 3 out of 4 women suffer with intimate discomforts from time to time which, although uncomfortable, do not necessarily require prescribed medication.

Vaginitis is a term used to describe vaginal problems characterized by inflammation and irritation of the vagina and vulva. These vaginal irritations can be caused by bacterial, fungal or hormone deficiency. The most common conditions are: Bacterial Vaginosis (BV), and Vaginal Dryness.

It is important that a woman identifies which condition she is suffering from, to ensure that the correct treatment is applied. The chart below details the main causes, symptoms and treatments for these conditions:

  Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) Vaginal Dryness
 Caused By An imbalance of the bacteria normally present in the vagina

The reduction of natural fluids being release in the vagina usually caused by low oestrogen

Triggers Prolonged menstruation, use of intimate hygiene products, unprotected sexual intercourse and after antibiotics

Hormonal imbalance which can be triggered by childbirth, breastfeeding or menopause, tampon use or at the end of a menstrual cycle, medications, excessive exercise and stress

Who is at risk BV is most frequently experienced by sexually active women

Any women at any time in her life

Symptoms - discharge Watery greyish discharge

Very little discharge

Symptoms - odour An unpleasant odour

No odour

Symptoms - pain Usually there is no pain symptoms experienced

Irritation and discomfort

Possible complications Potentially serious conditions if you are pregnant, as it can cause premature birth and low weight

The natural mucous within the vagina forms a protective barrier, which helps stop infections such as thrush and BV. Dry vagina tissues are more susceptible to tears and bleeds

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