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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Several causes: Vaginal infections can be caused by a variety of organisms. The most common is yeast. Other causes include bacteria (bacterial vaginosis), trichomonas ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Villa
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several: The most common symptoms of a vaginal infection are vaginal discharge, itching, odor, vaginal burning or discomfort.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Discharge : That is abnormal , foul smell, pain, bumps or sores that have not been there before.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginitis: The most common vaginal infections are yeast/candidal, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis (trich) and atrophic vaginitis. An exam and simple testing ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Change in pH: Many things change the pH of the vagina. This change can inhibit or Prohibit the growth of your body's normal bacteria. Without this normal bacteria ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Roy
40 years experience Family Medicine
No: Many vaginal infections cause no symptoms at all, some cause discharge, odor, or itching, and some cause burning.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Antibiotics: Basically anything that can potentially alter the vaginal flora/environment (e.g. Douching, moisture, diet, weight changes, etc...) can precipitate an ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Over the counter: If you think you have a vaginal yeast infection then medications are available over the counter. Thick white discharge with itching are common symptom ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Secnidazole : Secnidazole is one of the antibiotics available for the treatment of vaginal infections such as bacterial vaginosis.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
C Ur GYN: B evaluated 4 this problem and find out a cause. Some underlying problem may exist. I would b sure u have no std's, also ur partner. Another factor is ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
They can: Antibiotics can increase the risk of yeast infections (candidiasis).

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