The term blue waffle from the past few months has been crowding the Internet extensively. Blue waffle is a type of vaginal infection that can make the vagina look similar to a grotesque blue, green and violet blueberry waffle. Though it is difficult to say who actually termed this vaginal infection as blue waffle, the only explanation for this is that since waffle is a slang term for vagina and the infection gives a bruise like discoloration to the infected area, it is termed as blue waffle infection.

Though the term blue waffle has not been officially recognized by any medical professional, it does not mean that the infection does not prevails. In fact, blue waffle infection is often believed to be an elusive Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) which can occur in both men and women but is more commonly seen in women. Blue waffle is a parasitic infection that primarily affects the urogenital tract. Also termed as trichomoniasis or trich, this infectious disease particularly affects the urethra and vagina in women.

Causes and Symptoms

Though one cannot ascertain its actual causes, there are a few probable causes of this infection blue waffles

explained here. A weak immune system or lowered resistance to disease is one of the main reason that contributes to blue waffle infection. Secondly, stress and poor or low nutrition diet are some more factors that can result to this vaginal infection. Wearing tight underwear or using feminine hygiene sprays can also cause this infection. Being an elusive STI, the infection can also be transmitted from an infected partner to the other partner, if the person indulges in unprotected sex. Other causes may include the use of contraceptives or birth control pills, cuts, abrasions, or some irritations in the vagina from childbirth, intercourse without lubrication, tampons and use of an instrument in the vagina.

Blue waffle manifests itself through extreme itching and inflammation of the vagina. The normal vaginal discharge of the person having this infection may turn clumpy, yellowish and may develop a strong odor. Apart from these, there may also be some sort of discoloration of the infected area. Studies show in most cases the condition subsides on its own, however, if you experience any of the above mentioned symptoms, visit your doctor as the symptoms can be an indication of some kind of vaginal infection, which could possibly be a blue waffle infection. However, the best way to avoid such conditions is to maintain proper hygiene and as far as possible keep your vagina clean and dry. Also, since it could be a sexually transmitted disease (STD), it is advisable to have safe and protected safe.

Though there are many gross pictures of blue waffle infection on the Internet, the fact is the photographs and the disease has not yet been hosted on any medical site. So the pictures can be misleading and can be considered as another urban legend. Hence, since this lacks factual basis or the backing of medical research, it is difficult to say whether blue waffle infection is indeed a health ailment or just a medical myth.

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