Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina that can result in discharge, itching and pain. The cause is usually a change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria or an infection. Vaginitis can also result from reduced estrogen levels after menopause.
Vaginitis is a name for swelling, itching, burning or infection in the vagina that can be caused my several different germs.
Vaginitis is very common. Most women will have some kind of vaginitis at least once in their lives. Vaginitis is not always caused by a sexually transmitted infection.
Using antibiotics to treat this condition can worsen the problem, leading to spread of fungal infections. Drugs and other chemicals can cause allergic reactions and excessive dryness.
But the good idea is that there are natural solutions which stabilize the microflora of the vaginal area and eliminate the undesirable signs of vaginitis.
Important: Before starting treatment, however, you have to do some tests and learn what triggered the disease (bacteria or yeast).
Natural Home Remedies Vaginitis
Mix 2 tablespoons 9% acidity vinegar with 4 cups of boiling water. Wash the external parts of your genitalia with this solution. Repeat this process every day until the undesirable symptoms vanish.
Bring 4 cups of water to a boil and add 2 tablespoons dried chamomile flowers and simmer for 5-10 minutes. Wash and clean with this solution, taking into account the seriousness of the disease. Follow this treatment till the microflora is normalized.
Dissolve 1 tablespoon lemon juice into 4 cups of lukewarm water. Douche with this mix.
Keep your genital area clean and dry when you have vaginitis.
- Avoid soap and just rinse with water to clean yourself.
- Soak in a warm bath — not a hot one.
- Dry thoroughly afterward.
Avoid douching. Douching may worsen vaginitis symptoms because it removes healthy bacteria that line the vagina. These bacteria help protect against infection.
It is important that your partner takes good care of his personal hygiene, especially before intercourse to reduce introduction of foreign bacteria into the vagina.