Excessive vaginal discharge or excessive white discharge is a common problem in the female body. It is also called leukorrhea. Professor Delwar Hossain spoke about this .He is currently the Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the People’s University.
Q: What do we mean by excessive vaginal discharge?
Answer: Usually every woman has vaginal discharge. It is a physiological process. I call it white discharge in pure Bengali. This discharge usually comes from some glands and uterus. It usually does no harm. Doesn’t ruin clothes either. However, when there is extra vaginal discharge, we call it leukorrhea. It can be caused by a virus or bacteria. It is also often caused by cervical cancer, polyps, etc.
Question: What are the reasons for excessive white discharge?
Answer: If there is an infection, then it can happen. Gonorrhea, sexually transmitted diseases, etc. cause this problem in our country.
Q: Is it for girls of any particular age? Or can it be at all ages?
Answer: In fact, in the case of girls in which husband and wife have more intercourse, this problem may occur. Even if you don’t socialize again. Even if a woman’s clothes are infected, it can be transmitted to another woman later.
Q: What are the symptoms of excessive white discharge?
Answer: Excessive white discharge may occur during pregnancy. Before menstruation, it can occur when the ovum comes out. It is a physiological issue.
When this problem occurs, there is more itching. Clothes will be ruined. One is white discharge like yogurt, the other is discharge like lime. These two are pathological. Those who have the infection will be like this.
Q: How do you know what is causing the problem?
A: We usually test vaginal swabs and give culture sensitivity. By doing these we make sure that the problem is with the bacteria or virus.
Q: So what does the treatment depend on?
Answer: If we do some tests, we understand that it is Trichomonas vaginal infection, or metronidazole infection. Examination for Trichomonas infection can show red spots on the walls.
Other infections may not be spotted. Yogurt-like spots can be seen. Then we use medicine for fungal infections, we also give food.
Q: Is there any difference in color in this case of polyp erosion or cancer?
Answer: If there is polyp or cervical cancer, then there is foul smelling discharge.
Q: What kind of problems do they come up with then?
Answer: This problem sometimes causes bleeding. There may be problems with intercourse. She felt pain at that time.
Question: How do you give treatment in some cases?
Answer: If it is metronidazole then I give treatment. If I think cervical polyps, cervical cancer, cervical erosion, then another treatment.
If there is erosion of the cervix, we do crycotary With a device, we hold the place with nitrous oxide and bake it with ice.
Q: If the infection you mentioned in the beginning is not treated, can it lead to complications such as erosion, polyps or cancer?
Q: If you could tell me a little bit about Cryota.
Answer: If there is erosion of the cervix, we do cryotracheal. Then I give antibiotics.
Q: How long does it take to do this treatment?
Answer: Not for long. One week of treatment will be fine. Once I do cryoprotection, I do it with antibiotics.
If there is a polyp in the cervix, if the patient is young, we give him a polypectomy. He needs family life. And if we think his family is full, over the age of 35 — then we advise him to have a cystectomy, to have surgery. Because, this polyp can happen again.
Q: What is your advice after treatment?
Answer: In fact, the infection can happen again. And if there are erosions, cancer and polyps in the cervix, it is better to treat them.
Q: Tell me a little way to prevent this kind of problem.
Answer: In fact, if cleanliness is observed well, then the risk of it is very low.