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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tube to the uterus: The vagina is tube that connects the vulva (the outer part of the female genitals) to the uterus, or womb. It is between the urethra (where urine come ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Needs an evaluation: A vaginal discharge is anything coming from the vagina that is more than the scant amount of normal mucous that healthy women have. A discharge that h ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast likely : The most common cause of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. There are many different over the counter yeast medications available and it would be r ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brittany Chan
9 years experience in Pediatrics
May be infection: Infection, particularly bacterial vaginosis, is the most common cause of foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Normal discharge is clear or white, and may ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Needcontext: There are a myriad of reasons for any particular, single symptom. We need to know the timing, setting, associated symptoms, etc, before we can even be ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Self-cleaning: Your vagina doesn't need much in the way of cleaning, it's designed to table care of itself. Water, a soft washcloth, & maybe some gentle soap is all ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginitis: You should see your doctor to look for infections.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lactobacilli: Lactobacilli are the bacteria found in a health vagina. They cause the pH of the vagina to be around 3.0 to 4.5, i.e., cause it to be on the acidic s ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Suck yes, Blow no: Never blow into the vagina with the labial lips closed as this can cause an air embolism (air in the veins which can travel to the heart and lungs cau ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You don't!: The healthy vagina is like a self cleaning oven, it doesn't require the addition of "anything".
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