>>Several FACTORS may contribute to the development of vulvitis:
Scented or colored toilet tissue.
Bacterial or fungal infection.
Hot tubs and swimming pools.
Leaving a wet swimming suit on for a long period.
>>MOST COMMON SYMPTOMS are:
Fluid-filled, clear blisters that break open, and form a crust (sometimes mistaken for herpes).
Thickened or whitish patches.
>>AS FOR TREATMENT ,THERE ARE SEVERAL TIPS POINTS:
-The treatment for vulvitis varies according to cause.Once these factors are considered, several methods of treatment are available including both self-help measures, and prescribed medications. Low-dose hydrocortisone creams may be prescribed for short periods. Anti-fungal creams are sometimes helpful for treatment of vulvitis
-It's important for women with these symptoms to remember not to scratch as this can lead to further irritation and/or infection. It's best to wash just once a day with warm water only when symptoms of vulvitis are present.
-Stopping the use of any products that may be a contributing factor.
-The vulva should be kept clean, dry, and cool. Always remember to wipe from front to back.
-Using sterile, non-irritating personal lubricants such as K-Y Jelly, or Astroglide during sexual activity.
-Learning to reduce stress.
-Eating an adequate and nutritious diet.
-Making sure you get enough sleep at night.
How to prevent vulvitis
>>Things you can do to help prevent vulvitis include wearing white cotton panties, practicing good hygiene, and avoiding vaginal douches. Vaginal sprays and powders should also be avoided, as should tight pants. Unless you're in a long-term monogamous relationship, always use condoms during sexual activities to reduce your risk of vulvitis, STDs, and other vaginal infections.