Every woman wants to be healthy. That’s why we go to the gym, eat healthy food and pay special attention to our hair and skin. However, some women don’t think that it’s important to pay some special attention to the health of their private part. It is a big mistake.
You should know that it’s really important to keep your vagina healthy and consult your doctor regularly. If you have some problems and do not treat them timely, you can get rather serious health conditions.
Today we have some important information for you. Here are 10 signs which mean that your private part is unhealthy. If you have at least one o them, you should visit your doctor as soon as possible.
#1. Itching and burning
Well, these symptoms can never mean something good. This case is not an exception. If you have these symptoms, it can mean that you suffer from some vaginal infections, for example, yeast infection. However, these symptoms can be a reaction to soap, shower gel and stuff like that. Anyway, you should consult your doctor.
#2. Smelly discharge
Of course, it doesn’t mean that your vagina has to smell like a bunch flowers. But there also should not be any unpleasant odor since it’s a sign of an infection, known as bacterial vaginosis. Without treatment it can cause a lot of discomfort.
#3. Discoloration and excessive discharge
It is completely naturally for your private part to produce discharge. But it should be either clear or white and without any smell. If you have dark discharge before or after periods, it’s OK.
But if they occur between the periods it can be a sign of cervical cancer. If you have yellow, green or gray discharge can mean that you have bacterial vaginosis. Anyway, you have to visit your gynecologist as soon as possible.
#4. Abnormal bleeding
If you have bleeding between your periods, it’s time to visit your gynecologist. If you have reached menopause and you experience bleeding, you should also consult your doctor. Without timely treatment it can transform into serious disease.
#5. Bleeding during or after intercourse
Of course, it’s natural for those women are new to sexual intercourse. But if you are not and you have bleeding during or after the process, you should consult your doctor since it can be a sign of different vaginal infections.
#6. Vaginal atrophy
When your body produces estrogen that it is needed your private part can become dry, inflamed and itching. The first symptom of this condition is painful intercourse. It’s mostly widespread among women who have reached menopause. Anyway, it is necessary to visit your gynecologist.
#7. Bumps or blisters
Well, these symptoms never mean anything good. If you have bumps or blisters on your private part, you should consult your doctor as soon as possible. These symptoms can be a sign of vaginal cancer, so, you should be very attentive.
#8. Painful urination
In the majority of cases it is a symptom of urinary tract infection. However, bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection can have such a symptom, too. It can be also some other vaginal infection. Anyway, it’s time to visit your gynecologist.
Sometimes we all can feel dryness in our private part. But if it is a constant feeling, you should consult your doctor. It can be caused by hormone imbalance, anxiety, irritation, and many other factors.
#10. Heavy periods
Every woman goes through the periods differently. However, heavy bleeding and pain are OK at the beginning. But if it continues more that 3 days, you should consult your doctor. It can be a sign of some serious health condition.
The BetterMe Team wants you and those close to you to live a healthy, happy life! Your health is a valuable thing; look after your body and your mind so that you can live your life to the fullest – Remember you only get one!
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