Category Archives: Genital Problems

Recognizing STD – the Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Signs and Symptoms Indicating STDs There are many types of STDs and each present with typical signs and symptoms. Recognizing them requires a careful examination followed by investigations. Syphilis Caused by a bacteria called treponema pallidum. It is a sexually transmitted disease that affects the nerves and body tissue in an irreversible way. How Do […]

How to Screen STDs?

Screening Sexually Transmitted Diseases STDs may give symptoms and express out themselves. However, they may sometimes remain absolutely silent for years. Screening is, therefore, required to catch them is phases of dormancy. STDs and Their Spread There are a variety of sexually transmitted disease. As the name suggests, STDs spread mainly via unprotected sex. However, […]

Vaginal Skin Tags or Warts

Vaginal Skin Tags It is very rare to have a skin tag in the vaginal area. If you have any growth looking like a skin tag, you need to differentiate it from other similar lesions like a wart. What Do Skin Tag Look Like and What Causes Them? Skin tags are smooth pendular growths arising […]

Blood Blister on Vaginal Lips

Blood Blister on Vagina Blisters and pimples on the genitals are common. A blood blister is usually due to some infection, it may be herpes or any other STD. So, they require examination by a doctor. Causes of Blisters Beside Herpes In girls who are not sexually active, a clogged sebaceous gland (or a pimple) […]

What Does White Vaginal Discharge Mean?

What Causes White Vaginal Discharge? It is very common for a woman to get white vaginal discharge during her reproductive years. Such a discharge is not always pathological. It is, therefore, very important to know the various causes of getting a white discharge. The causes include infections, medical conditions and normal variations. Let us first […]

Swollen Labia – Causes and Management

Causes of Swelling in Labia and Its Treatment Swelling in the labia may be generalized, that is, throughout the vulva, or localized, confined to particular structures only. It may be unilateral or bilateral. There may be other symptoms associated with it like burning, pain or itching. The cause of vulval swelling is diagnosed on the […]

Causes of Itchy Vagina and Its Management

Causes of Vaginal Itch Itch in the vaginal area implies some irritating stimulus there. The irritation may be some chemical irritant, fabric, any infection, dryness or even cancers. So, each time you ask yourself, why is my vagina itchy, you know there are many causes and evaluation is required. Let us pick them one by […]

How to Balance Vaginal pH?

Vaginal pH Balance In a healthy female body, the vaginal pH levels are slightly towards the acidic side, somewhere between 3.8 and 4.5. This is natural and for the protection of the region down there. This pH is maintained by a constant supply of vaginal secretions, and certain beneficial bacteria that stay there and help […]

Brown Vaginal Discharge – Causes and Management

What Does Brown Vaginal Discharge Mean? A brown discharge from the vagina is not always abnormal, specifically if there are no associated symptoms. The vaginal canal is lined by numerous glands which secrete mucous secretions which keep the canal moist and lubricated. Also, this is a part of natural cleaning of the vaginal canal, where […]