THE INFLUENCE OF HEALTH EDUCATION BY USING ELECTRONIC MEDIA TOWARD VULVA HYGIENE BEHAVIOR ON FEMALE STUDENTS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL OF PONTIANAK
Background: bad behavior in maintaining genital hygiene, such as washing it with dirty water, using excessive rinsing, using pants that do not absorb sweat, using pants tightly, rarely changing underwear, or changing pads rarely can trigger the onset of infection that causes vaginal discharge. So, the knowledge and behavior in maintaining external genital hygiene are two important factors in preventing vaginal discharge. Reproductive problems in teenagers need to be overcame seriously, because these problems most often occur in developing countries. Introduction: reproductive organs are one of the sensitive organs of the body and require special care. The good and correct knowledge and care are the important factors in maintaining reproductive health (Egan, 2009). One popular symptom happened and becoming an abnormality or disease of the reproductive organs is vaginal discharge. Vaginal discharge is the most often symptom experienced by most women, especially in teenagers. Vaginal discharge can be a form of physiological or pathological issue. In normal circumstances, vaginal mucus is odorless clear liquid, with the low amount and without itching or pain. Whereas in the pathological situation it will be the opposite, there are colored liquids, smelling, in large amounts and accompanied by itching and a feeling of heat or pain, and it can be felt very disturbing (Medli, 2009).