What are gynaecological infections?
Gynaecological infections is a term that encompasses a number of conditions affecting the vagina and genital tract caused by pathogens (bacteria, viruses, fungi, or microscopic parasites that cause disease). Some common types of gynaecological infection include:
- Bacterial vaginosis
- Candida (yeast infection)
- Pelvic inflammatory disease
What are the symptoms of gynaecological infections?
Symptoms vary depending on the type of infection, but may include one or more of the following:
- Pain or soreness
- Abnormal discharge
If you notice the above symptoms affecting your vagina or pubic area, you should consult a gynaecologist immediately.