A discharge of white or yellow coloured mucus from the vagina. It may be a normal condition, increasing before and after menstruation, but a large discharge probably indicates an infection somewhere in the genital tract.
Female genitals are very much prone to infections since they are moist, more sweaty and covered. The white vaginal discharge with foul smell makes it embarrassing to get into social gatherings and even engage in personal affairs.
Leucorrhoea or white discharge usually shows symptoms in association with other illness. Wide variety of reasons are encountered in its causation. Commonly fungal, parasitic, bacterial and sexually transmitted diseases are the prime causative factors.
|1. In mild cases of dehydration, the treatment is following the simple thumb rule of replacing the lost fluid.|
|2. Non-alcoholic drinks may be given in plenty.|
|3. Coconut water, barley water, sugarcane juice or glucose-water are the best.|
|4. In severe cases of dehydration, intravenous fluids are essential, and immediate hospitalisation is a must.|
|5. Shadanga Paneeyam, an oral liquid, 20 ml + 50 ml water should be given as required orally. It is cooling and rehydrative Further, dehydration being more serious in children, medical advice is very essential in such cases.|