Unformatted text preview: option but ring pessaries can be used successfully to treat prolapse. Prevention Some cases of abnormal vaginal discharge can be prevented. Sexually transmitted infections can be prevented by using barrier condoms or only having sexual intercourse with trusted individuals. Candida albicans (the most common cause of abnormal discharge) can be prevented by:-• Keeping the genital area clean and dry but not over washed • Avoiding perfumed bath soaps • Wearing loose fitting cotton underwear • Using emollients to moisturise and sooth Chemical vaginitis can be prevented by changing hygiene habits and not over washing or invasively washing the vagina with harsh perfumed soaps....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10