1. Keep the level of acidity
A healthy vagina has its own acidity levels, namely 3.5, and contains a number of good bacteria that protect from infection. Avoid perform vaginal washing with a solution of chemical (douching) because it can reduce the acidity balance. If the smelly vagina, check with your doctor to find the cause.
2. Practice safe sex
Some STDs, such as HIV or genital herpes, there is no cure. While the human papillomavirus causes genital warts is known as a trigger for cancer. Therefore, practicing safe sex, ie, with no change partners or always use condoms.
3. Immediately treat infections
There are three types of vaginal infection that affects many, the yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomoniasis, which is transmitted through sexual intercourse. All three can be treated with oral or topical medications that can be obtained at the doctor. Do not postpone the examination if you feel any discomfort in the intimate area.
4. Enough lubrication
Lubrication or lubrication is essential during penetration. Without a good lubrication, the skin on her labia and vagina can become irritated, hot, and even chipped. Actually lubrication will appear naturally when a woman gets enough stimulation, but some women experience dryness. Instead, use artificial lubrication that are water to maintain comfort and health.
5. Choose a comfortable underwear
The vagina should always be clean and dry conditions, and what we wear come on him. Some types of fabrics and lingerie model can increase the heat and humidity to trigger the growth of bacteria and infection. Use cotton underwear and porous in the day and avoid thongs models.
6. Rinse properly
To prevent contamination of bacteria from the anus to the vagina, always flushing from front to back after we pee. Change the bandage every 2-3 hours during menstruation. At the time are not having periods, avoid using pantyliner because it will increase the humidity.
7. Check regularly
Every woman is advised to conduct gynecological examinations since the age of 21 years or within a period of three years after sexually active. Obstetrician and gynecologist trained to diagnose diseases and disorders that can damage the health of the vagina and reproductive organs.