Bacterial vaginosis, or BV for short, is aninfection of the vagina that develops when the normal balance of vaginal bacteria isdisrupted. BV is the most common vaginal infectionwomen of childbearing age. Examples of activities that change the normalbacterial balance include douching, taking antibiotics, wearing an intrauterine deviceor IUD, and having unprotected sexual activity. BV is more commonsexually active womenthannonsexually active women, but it is not considered a sexually transmitted diseaseor STD. The main symptom of BV is a thin vaginal dischargethat appears grayish white and smells of fish,
especially after sexual activity. Other symptomsmay include burning when urinating, itching around the outside of the vagina, and irritation.These symptoms may also be caused by another type of infection, so it is important to seea . Many women with BV have no symptoms at all. BV is often diagnosed based on a pelvic examand symptoms, however certain tests can help confirm the diagnosis. BV will sometimes go away without treatment.Your healthcare provider may choose to treat it with antibiotics if your symptoms persist.
How to Cure Hemorrhoids How to Make a Sitz Bath to Cure Hemorrhoids
Hello, my name is Susan Jewell and onbehalf of expert village I'm going to talk to you today about hemorrhoids. Nowthisclip I'm going to show you one of the ways that is most commonly recommended to alleviatesome of the pain of hemorrhoids and that's called a sitz bath. Now, what I have hereis some items to do a sitz bath. Of course this is a bowl, but you're going to use somethingthree or four times the size or you can actually go and do itthe bathtub. What you reallydo is that you get some warm water and you fill the bowl or the bathtub up to six inches,ten inches of water, preferably warm water. You can also add some aroma therapy oils justto make you feel relaxed. Once you've done
that you can actually get some, you can eithernormal table salts or what is recommended for hemorrhoids relief which is Epsom saltwhich you can buy at any pharmacy or ugstore. It is really quite cheap, a couple of dollars.Here is a pack of Epsom salt. It's basically sodium, it's a saline crystal form. You canadd that into the waterwhich I'm going to add here. You mix it around. This is warmwater. You mix it around. Then what you do is, likethe diagram, you sitit, butdon't sit right to the bottom. Have a couple of inches from the bottom of the bowl or fromthe bathtub cause basically what the sitz bath is to really relieve the pressure. Theheat and the salt, will also, the saline water,
will relieve the pressure of the hemorrhoidsand decrease the pain.