A 20-year-old female asked:
why do i get vaginal discharges even if i have protected sex? i've encountered trich, bv, yeast infections and more.
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Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Vaginitis: You do not specify what kind of protection you are using, but this does not sound likely if he is wearing intact condoms. Already answered in prior question.
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How can I prevent ear infections in my child?
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Pediatrics 48 years experience
Airway inflammation: Since ear infections begin with inflammation in the upper airway (nose and throat), parents should avoid situations that may lead to inflammation. These include, but are not limited to: cold viruses, irritants like cigarette smoke, and aeroallergens such as pollen, in certain susceptible children.
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How do I know if a bacterial infection is causing my child to vomit and have diarrhea?
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Pediatrics 20 years experience
It usually is not: Most of the time stomach bugs are caused by viruses rather than bacteria, and most of the bacterial causes are usually not treated in children. Bacterial stomach bugs are a bit more likely to cause high, prolonged fevers and bloody stools. The biggest worry with GI infections is dehydration. Make sure that your child stays hydrated and have him or her seen if you are at all concerned.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
What is the difference between bacterial vaginosis and a vaginal yeast infection?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Different causes: Bacterial vaginosis is caused by bacteria normally found in the vagina. Discharge is white to grey and often has a fishy odor. Yeast is caused by a fungus; discharge is thick and clumpy often with itching. The first is treated with an antibiotic, the second with antifungal medication. People often self diagnose incorrectly and use the wrong treatment.
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I had sex with a condom on june 23 after that I have had regular periods and no symptoms if pregnancy I just got off my period but I feel so bloated fat what does this mean ?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Water retention: It could be other things, but probably some lingering hormonal changes like water retention. If you think pregnancy is possible, then do a test.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
I haven't had my period in 4 months now, not pregnant though because I haven't had sex since dec & I just took a pregnancy test at a clinic & im waiting on other tests on any STDs I might or might not have thats causing it. What could be the reasons my pe
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Many reasons: The clinic should have already told you possible causes, could be pregnant or problems with your female hormones you need the results of the blood and cultures and i recommend getting a pelvic ultrasound by a gyn doctor.
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