Bacterial vaginosis, candidal, trichomonal and Gonococcal vaginal infections are a major health problems associated with gynecologic complications and increase in replication, shedding and transmission of HIV and other STIs in women of reproductive age. The study aimed at determining the prevalence of common vaginal infections and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of aerobic bacterial isolates in women of reproductive age, attending Felegehiwot referral Hospital. A hospital based cross sectional study was conducted from May to November, Simple random sampling technique was used. Demographic variables were collected using a structured questionnaire. Clinical data were collected by physicians.
Lower back pain and vaginal discharge: Causes and risks
A person may have abdominal cramps and vaginal discharge for many reasons, including menstruation, endometriosis, and vaginal infections. For most people, the discomfort will pass, but severe or persistent cramping, discharge, or bleeding could be a cause for concern. Many people experience abdominal cramps and vaginal discharge. Pain low in the tummy and around the belly button is usually described as cramping. Some discharge from the vagina and cervix is usual. It varies in response to hormones produced as part of the female menstrual cycle. Vaginal discharge plays a vital role in keeping the vagina clean and preventing infection.
Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on Jan 22, Normally, vaginal discharge is clear or white.
Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the upper female reproductive organs the cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. Pelvic inflammatory disease is usually transmitted during sexual intercourse with an infected partner. Typically, women have pain in the lower abdomen, a vaginal discharge, and irregular vaginal bleeding. The diagnosis is based on symptoms, analysis of secretions from the cervix and vagina, and sometimes ultrasonography. The cervix, which is the lower, narrow part of the uterus that opens into the vagina cervicitis.