Like the well-being of any other organ of the body, vag!na health is crucial to a woman’s overall well-being.
A healthy vag!na dispenses a healthy amount of discharge that sloughs off dead cells and unwanted bacteria, keeping the vag!na safe and infection-free. It also lubricates the vag!na and prevents dryness.
An unhealthy vag!na is more susceptible to vag!nal yeast infections like genital and vulvovag!nal candidiasis).
Approximately 75 percent of all women are likely to contract a vag!nal yeast infection at least once in their lifetime, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Any minor infections, if not treated timely, present the threat of exacerbating into complex health issues. Therefore, consulting your gynecologist at the first sign of a vag!na malfunction is crucial.
Here are warning signs that indicate your vag!na is unhealthy.