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Vaginal pH and infection relationship?

Vaginal pH and infection relationship?

Yes depending : On the person, it is good to take acidlophilus pills or probiotics everyday to help prevent vaginal infections that is the easiest and safest thing you can do. ...Read more

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Vagina too acidic b/c of overgrowth of lactobacilli which causes burning & irritation. What can I do to restore the ph, is baking soda douche safe?

Vagina too acidic b/c of overgrowth of lactobacilli which causes burning & irritation. What can I do to restore the ph, is baking soda douche safe?

Vaginitis: This is referred to as cytolytic vaginosis. It is a rare and somewhat scientifically controversial diagnosis. All other common causes of vaginitis should be excluded first. One approach is to use Nuvaring. It keeps the vagina at a stable pH between 3.5 and 5.5 ...Read more

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High vaginal pH with white blood cells? What kind of infection is that?

High vaginal pH with white blood cells? What kind of infection is that?

Several kinds: A high pH usually suggest bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, or menopause. White blood cells can be a red flag for chlamydia, gonorrhea, or pid but are also commonly found when a BV or trichomonas infection has resulted in vaginal inflammation and excessive discharge. Your doctor can help sort out the exact diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What changes the pH levels in my vagina that can cause yeast infection ?

What changes the pH levels in my vagina that can cause yeast infection ?

Yeast infections: Yeast tends to grow better in an acidic environment (lower ph). Gardnerella vaginalis grows better in an alkaline environment. ...Read more

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Does vaginal pH changes from acidic to alkaline during foreplay to be less hostile to sperm?

Does vaginal pH changes from acidic to alkaline during foreplay to be less hostile to sperm?

Here are some ...: Normally, vaginal pH is acidic largely contributed by normal vaginal flora of acidophilus lactobacillus to keep females from BV. For reproduction, sperms are escorted inside the semen as their most friendly environment for survival, and soon after insemination, the substances and enzymes inside semen converts the vaginal acidic environment to an alkaline environ as a more suitable medium for sperm ...Read more

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What causes vaginal pH abnormalities?

What causes vaginal pH abnormalities?

Vaginal atorphy: The normal vaginal ph is 3.8 to 4.5. Bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, and atrophic vaginitis often cause a vaginal ph higher than 4.5. In post-menopausal women atrophy of the vaginal lining is the usual cause. See this site for more info. http://women.webmd.com/vaginal-wet-mount. ...Read more

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Severe itching in the genital area with curd-like vaginal discharge, also accompanied by lots of colorless watery fluid frm vagina.Yeast or bacterial?

Severe itching in the genital area with curd-like vaginal discharge, also accompanied by lots of colorless watery fluid frm vagina.Yeast or bacterial?

Could be both: It's possible to have both infections at once. Only your doctor can tell you for sure. Also, if you try an over the counter yeast infection medication and your symptoms do not resolve, it's possible it was bacterial. See your doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Which type of vagisil product can help with vaginal discharge odor ?

Which type of vagisil product can help with vaginal discharge odor ?

Odor and Discharge: This may represent a bacterial infection and not yeast. You may be wise to see your family doctor first. ...Read more

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What is the pH of stool, stomach and urine?

What is the pH of stool, stomach and urine?

It varies,, : This varies and isn't always measured but the stool ph is usually alkaline while that of the stomach is acidic like around ph of 1.0, and the urine ph can vary between 4.5 and 8 with the first urine in the morning more acidic while the urine after meals is more alkaline. ...Read more

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Does discharge of semen causes discharge of heat from body?

Does discharge of semen causes discharge of heat from body?

Living Life: Breathing causes a 'discharge of heat' from the body. Please clarify what you mean by this question. There is no medical or health concern to living a normal life or having your body functioning in a normal eay. ...Read more

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Cause of clear vaginal discharge with tcp type aroma?

Cause of clear vaginal discharge with tcp type aroma?

Vaginal discharge: It's not clear to me what you mean by "tcp type aroma". What is tcp? It's not a standard abbreviation used in gynecology, at least not in the United States. Please clarify your situation and i would be very happy to give some information that i hope is helpful. ...Read more

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What does qns in case of urine specific gravity means ?N my urine pH is acidic

What does qns in case of urine specific gravity means ?N my urine pH is acidic

Not enough to test: Qns translates to quantity not sufficient. It means there was not enough volume of the sample for the test to be run buy the method the lab uses to confirm the result. ...Read more

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The human stomach is an acidic environment. Is the optimum pH of pepsin high or low?

The human stomach is an acidic environment. Is the optimum pH of pepsin high or low?

Pepsin: Pepsin operates best in a very acid environment. It's optimal pH is 1.5, which is approximately the same pH as the stomach environment where the acid has been secreted. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How can vibrio cholerae survive the acidic pH of the stomach?

How can vibrio cholerae survive the acidic pH of the stomach?

Not well: The organism is killed by stomach acid so those with diminished levels of gastric acid are more susceptible. If you ingest enough, some danger through. ...Read more

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What is the connection between high vaginal pH and white blood cells?

What is the connection between high vaginal pH and white blood cells?

Inflammation: Normally, the vagina has low ph. Sometimes, a change in the vaginal bacterial imbalance will cause the ph to go up. White blood cells seen in the vagina simply point to the fact that there is some degreee of inflammation in the vagina for whatever reason. Many vaginal infections are associated with an increase in WBC count. ...Read more

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What is the normal pH of urine &stool &stomach?

What is the normal pH of urine &stool &stomach?

PH of urine, stool,: Ph is a measure of acidity or alkalinity of water soluble substances (ph stands for 'potential of hydrogen'). A ph value is a number from 1 to 14, with 7 as the (neutral) point. Normal ph of urine has a range-4.6--8 normal ph of stool has a range-7--7.5 normal ph of stomach has a range-1.5--3.5. Please see your physician for the meaning of specific ph in the context of your medical condition. ...Read more

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