Vaginal Odor During Pregnancy - What Does It Mean?

Posted: 09/12/2010 |Comments: 0 | Views: 602 |

Vaginal odor during pregnancy is a common issue which women face. This happens due to an increase in the secretion of fluids and mucus from the cervix. As a result excess moisture gets accumulated in the vaginal area. This combined with changes happening in the acidic levels of the vagina make it an excellent breeding ground for the vaginal infection causing bacteria to thrive and multiply.

During pregnancy odor may be accompanied by a cheesy yellowish discharge and vaginal itching.

These symptoms and vaginal odor during pregnancy is a clear indication of a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. In this article I am going to share information on pregnancy and bacterial vaginosis..

Bacterial vaginosis occurs when the pH balance of the vagina is disturbed for any reason whatsoever. This vaginal infection causes a fishy vaginal odor which can be avoided by taking certain precautions like:

a) Making use of cotton panties which absorb excessive discharge thereby reducing the odor.

b) Avoid wearing tight fitting clothes which will make the vagina and groin area sweat more. Moist and damp conditions are the best breeding ground for the infection causing bacteria.

c) Make use of panty liners to absorb the discharge and mask the odor to some extent. Be sure to change the panty liners at regular intervals.

d) Sleep without underwear at night to let the vagina breathe freely.

e) Do not make use of soaps which may contain chemicals in the vaginal area. It is sufficient to clean the vagina with plain water twice a day.

f) Drink 2-3 liters of water to rule out the possibility of the infection being transmitted through the urinary tract.

If vaginal odor during pregnancy persists despite the use of these natural cures for more than 10-15 days please do consult your doctor.

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