Itching and burning in the genitals during pregnancy
During pregnancy, most women are particularly sensitive to their body. And the fact that a lady can give up her hand in ordinary life, during the period of bearing a child, makes her more alert – to monitor her state of health and immediately take action if there are any alarming bells.
Many women even before they learn about their interesting situation, can see a number of unusual symptoms. This is not about toxicosis or swollen breasts, but about pathological manifestations, such as burning in the vagina.
This may be a consequence of hormonal adjustment, which affects the condition and sensitivity of the mucosa, or banal allergies, but not everything is so simple.
Burning during pregnancy in the genitals is most often the result of exacerbation of an existing chronic disease or the appearance of a pathogenic flora and is called vaginal dysbiosis.
Immunity, engaged in acquaintance with the born life, loses vigilance, weakens and often gives complete freedom of action to various bacteria. For example, the Candida fungus, which causes a disease called folk milk. It is a fairly common pregnancy companion for many women.
This does not mean that thrush can be started. It not only can cause burning in the vagina during pregnancy, but can seriously affect the health of the baby’s future.
Fortunately, this disease is easy to diagnose with the help of analysis, and it is treatable. But in case of burning sensation during pregnancy, do not immediately write off everything for thrush, make diagnoses and engage in self-medication. Itching and burning during pregnancy can be caused by a number of others, where as more formidable pathogens – chlamydia, herpes and papilloma virus, trichomoniasis and many others.
At the first symptoms it is important to immediately contact a gynecologist who, even with an external examination, can determine what kind of infection you have stitched.
Burning with urination during pregnancy can be a sign of cystitis, which means it is an indication for delivery to a bacterial urine test. You may be prescribed ultrasound of the kidney in order to exclude pyelonephritis.
Sometimes women notice a burning sensation in the lower abdomen during pregnancy, which also causes discomfort and makes you worry. And although often these feelings are associated with an increase in the uterus or stretching of the muscles and skin (at later times), it is worth informing the doctor about it.
After all, this sign may be a harbinger of a miscarriage or a symptom of an ectopic pregnancy.