How to Test Vaginal PH

Vaginal pH is the factor of alkalinity and acidity of the vaginal secretions . Change in vaginal discharge burning when urinating,vaginal tching or when you are experiencing a vaginal bad odor so you most likely want to test your vaginal pH .The benifit of using vaginal pH test that you can easly determine if you have a yeast infection or any other serious vaginal problem that need to be treated .

How to Use Vaginal PH Test Kit

How to Use Vaginal PH Test Kit

Purchase A Vaginal pH Test kit

You need to buy a vaginal pH test Kit from local drugstore, online, or get one from your gynecologist’s office.

Test Your Vaginal pH

Vaginal pH test kit comes with a pH paper strip that you can hold for five seconds against the wall of your vagina .Wait till development of color on the pH paper that may take up to five minutes, depending on the vaginal pH test Kit you use.

Compare The Color

Compare the color of your pH paper test strip to the colors on the chart in kit which correspond with a number. Determine the color on the chart that is closest to your pH paper test strip color.

Number start from 1 to 14 ,which meen that 14 being most acidic pH and 1 being most alkaline pH.Normal vaginal pH is approximately 3.8 to 4.5, and your pH could be anywhere between 1 and 14.

Vaginal pH is below 3.8 mean that you most likely have a yeast infection and need treatment .

Vaginal pH over 4.5 mean that you most likely have bacterial vaginosis and need medical attentio, so call your doctors .

 

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