Error: This is required. Error: Not a valid value. Sometimes an object also known as a 'foreign body' can become stuck in the vagina, or you may simply forget it is there. Common objects that may get stuck include tampons, condoms or pieces of a condom if it has split , a contraceptive device such as a cap or sponge , or something inserted for sexual pleasure, such as a sex toy. It is important for the object to be removed as soon as possible.
Object in the Vagina
A Case of Intravaginal Foreign Body
Vaginal discharge in women of all age groups may be due to variety of causes. Intravaginal foreign body retained for long duration can be a diagnostic dilemma. This report presents the case of a lady who had an intravaginal foreign body for unknown duration. Recurrent, unremitting, foul-smelling, bloody vaginal discharge in a woman should alert the clinician to the possibility of a retained vaginal foreign body. A case of intravaginal foreign body is reported for the diagnostic dilemma it can present, especially with carcinoma cervix. A 50 years old menopausal lady reported to the outpatient department OPD with complaints of foul smelling blood stained discharge since three months.
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Vaginal discharge in children may result from a variety of causes. A long-standing intra-vaginal foreign body can pose both diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in children. Treatment failure may occur because of alteration of the normal vaginal flora. A 6-year-old girl, who lived with her parents, presented with a foul-smelling, blood-stained vaginal discharge as well as dysuria for 2 years.
During normal exploration of the body, young girls may put a foreign object in their vaginas. Common objects are toilet tissue, a crayon, or a bead. Teens may have a forgotten tampon in the vagina. The objects must be removed to prevent a vaginal infection.