The white blood cells are special cells of the immune system that protect the body from infections. When a virus or bacteria, white blood cells begin to proliferate to defend. Of course, immediately this increase appears in the blood, and, of course, in a smear. For doctors signal the treatment is the presence of a smear in sight more than 15 units of white blood cells. This means that the woman is developing infectious-inflammatory disease. If the white blood cell count is literally off the charts, so, ladies, problems with the genitourinary system. It can be an inflammation of the bladder, kidneys or genital organs.

What do the white blood cells in a smear

Leukocytes can be detected in smear and normal. But in this case they will not so much. If the value goes beyond the norm, most likely, the lady develops an infectious inflammatory disease - vaginitis, bacterial vaginosis, thrush, vaginitis, etc. And the more white blood cells in a smear, the sharper the course of the disease.

Symptoms that may be accompanied by increased numbers of leukocytes in the smear, the following:
- frequent urination, which can be quite painful;
- burning sensation in the vagina;
- foul smelling discharge;
- problems with menstrual cycle (e.g., fail);
- thick whitish discharge.

The reasons for the increase of leukocytes in gynecological smear may be a different problem. This vaginal dysbiosis, and a variety of infections that are sexually transmitted, and Staphylococcus aureus, and Escherichia coli, as well as oncological diseases of the genital organs.

What to do with elevated white blood cells

First and foremost, to reduce the number of leukocytes in the smear, you need to treat the causes of this pathology. The treatment must appoint a person observing a gynecologist. Sometimes the preparation regimens connects and urologist.

You can also try to reduce the discomfort that causes a particular disease. This is usually prescribed sanitation, which help to restore the vaginal flora. A course is the responsibility of medicines and herbs - chamomile, nettle, St. John's wort, etc. of Course, to apply such treatment only in consultation with your doctor.

You can also do warm baths. The water temperature should not be less than 45 degrees, because the heat helps to fight inflammatory diseases.

Often used to reduce leukocytes in a smear of candle.