Weaving synthetic clothes and that too many layers of it create a warm and moist environment for bacteria to thrive, causing vaginal itching and driving you crazy. In fact itching in the vagina can be caused because of bacteria and yeast organism. The purpose of this article is to help you get rid of vaginal itching caused by bacterial vaginitis.
One of the best ways to get started is to have a saline sitz bath. Just add half a cup of table salt to a tub of warm water. Bathe in this water and make sure your vagina gets proper exposure to the saline water. Relax in the water for 15-20 minutes every day. Following this technique for a few days should relive you of the itching.
Sometimes the bacterial infection can come from your sex partner. It is best to abstain from sex till such time you are cured completely of vaginal itching and bacterial vaginitis. Even after you are cured, it is best to use condoms for sex in ordered to prevent recurrence of this problem because of unprotected sex.
Women approaching menopause may experience itching due to the hormonal changes taking place during this period. Consult you doctor / gynecologist for best advice on this matter.
A cup of yogurt with active lactobacillus acidophilus cultures will help you to get rid of bacterial vaginitis and other types of vaginitis. Yogurt can be used externally and also be consumed regularly as a preventive measure.
If the vaginal itching and bacterial vaginitis persists for more than 3 – 4 days after all trying the home remedies then you should definitely consult a doctor.