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Acidity Of Vaginal Fluid Ph
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?
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
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
Ph of vaginal mucosa during ovulation, if it is neutral or alkaline. What are its effect on vaginal flora. Please answer?
Acid: Vaginal secretions are slightly acidic in all phases of the cycle. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer