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Vulvovaginitis

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. RADHA SYED
51 years experience in Gynecology
Infectious condition: Vulvovaginitis means inflammation of vagina and vulva-typically caused by common infections like candida(yeast), gardnerella(bacterial vaginosis), tri ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hilla Sadri
51 years experience in Gynecology
Inflam. of vulva/vag: Inflammation and or infection of vulva( external lips) and vagina which could be due to infection with bacteria/fungus/ std or a chemical irritant.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Vulvovaginitis is a : Common bacterial infection characterized by the simultaneous inflammation of the external parts of the female genital organs and the canal that leads ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mostly not: There are various causes of vulvovaginitis. Yeast for example can also affect your partner. Generally, we treat you and then decide if a sex partner n ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Neither: Contact vulvitis infers an allergic reaction to something involving the vulva. Usually treated with topical steroids.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
My answer is over: Simplified. Jock itch is caused by a fungus called tinea cruris. It can cause an area of red skin that burns or itches.It is more often seen in men. ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
No.: Is is not antibacterial or protazoal. It is an antifungal agent to treat fungal/yeast infections.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
It is effective: Yes it can be used and is effective fo vaginal yeast infection.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginitis: Moth treated with meds... Best to see your doctor for an exam and a script.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someo ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Clotrimazole is anti-fungal. It generally doesn't do much for bacterial infections.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No but : Yeast can cause vaginal dryness but not the other way around.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Overgrowth of yeast: Occurs after antibiotics, or associated with diabetes. Treatable with over the counter products such as gyn lotrimin or micatin (miconazole).
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience in Pathology
Vulvovaginitis : It is possible you have a "mixed" infection with more than one infectious agent that wasn't tested. In addition, you may be resistant to the antibioti ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, Thrush is oral: A vaginal yeast infection and thrush are caused by the same same fungus, candida, but thrush is oral (only the mouth), and the former only affects the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not usual: Soaps should not give a person a yeast infection. Diabetes or essentially a sugary environment (such as that seen with Diabetes and sugar in the urin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Test for diabetes?: While i certainly don't know the specifics of your situation, I have seen patients with severe vulvovaginitis due to yeast (not bacteria) where their ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Bacterial vaginosis: The bacteria that causes bacterial vaginosis is not the same bacteria that causes folliculitis. Folliculitis is usually due to strep or staph bacteria ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast is likely: Sounds like a fairly classic presentation of a vaginal yeast infection. Over the counter yeast creams are available. If not improved with this then an ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Microscope exam: Your doctor will take a sample of vaginal fluid with a swab and look at it under the microscope. The trichomonas organisms are visible under magnific ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginosis: Not usually. A fishy order is usually caused by bacterial vaginosis.
A female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast infections : Mycolog ii is an anti-fungal and is used for yeast infections. If your treatment fails to relieve your symptoms, you may have BV (bacterial vaginosis) ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: These types of infections should not. See your gyn.
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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Possibly: It is possible; it shares that symptom with a uti, though, so if you have a burning sensation you should see your primary care so they can distinguish ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Bacterial vaginosis usually causes a thin, grey-white discharge and a characteristic bad smell, which could be described as "musty" or "fishy." unlike ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
No: You need a physician locally.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Treating Infection : First one must know what bug or infection or problem is causing the infection or inflammation. Your question is missing the most important fact.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thrush: Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth. Candida is the name of the yeast. Cystitis is a bladder infection, which could be a viral infection, bacte ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exteranal vulva wash: The vulvar skin can be washed with dove, caress, or ivory soap safely- or hibiclens and/or phisoderm
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. RADHA SYED
51 years experience in Gynecology
Vulvovaginitis: Yes-you can start by not using pads and scented wipes, stop douching, wear cotton underclothes and if possible avoid underwear at night.You can do sit ... Read More
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