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Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Can a vaginal allergic reaction cause bacterial vaginosis?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Can a vaginal allergic reaction cause bacterial vaginosis?

No: One is an infection , the other an allergic reaction. Theoretically, one may conjecture that an inflamed vaginal mucosa from an allergic reaction renders it more prone to infection but in practice this is not what happens ...Read more

Dr. Anthony Sharber
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Metronidazole (Definition)

It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of ...Read more


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Is thicker discharge a normal side effects to monistat-1 or allergic reaction?

Is thicker discharge a normal side effects to monistat-1 or allergic reaction?

Not allergy possibly: If it was an allergic reaction to monistat, the discharge would have been probably thinner, and more in quantity and would have had more itching. The medication probably is helping the condition getting better. ...Read more

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Is allergic to brewers yeast allergic to dried yeast and candida too?

Is allergic to brewers yeast allergic to dried yeast and candida too?

Yeast allergies: Each type of yeast is actually a different organism, so you could be allergic to one and not necessarily allergic to all. However, people who are allergic to brewer's yeast can be allergic to baker's yeast as well. An allergist can skin test you to brewer's yeast, baker's yeast and candida, as well as numerous other fungal allergens. ...Read more

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What type of vaginal cream can you use for a latex condom allergic reaction?

What type of vaginal cream can you use for a latex condom allergic reaction?

No latex condom: There is no specific cream for latex allergic people. The only way to avoid a reaction is to avoid exposure to latex and use only non-latex condom . Do note that lamb skin condom does not present std transmission. ...Read more

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Can vomiting be an allergic reaction from injesting personal lubricants?

Can vomiting be an allergic reaction from injesting personal lubricants?

Vomiting: Please rephrase question and give details on what personal lubricants you are referring to, and how do you get this into the stomach. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection vaginal cream effect hpt?

Can yeast infection vaginal cream effect hpt?

Not really: It should not have an effect on results. ...Read more

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What is risk of reaction if allergic to pcn and taking cephalosporin antibiotic?

What is risk of reaction if allergic to pcn and taking cephalosporin antibiotic?

Cephalosporin rx: Older studies suggested that there was a 5-7% risk of having a reaction to a cephalosporin if you had a history of penicillin allergy. However, there have been recent studies indicating that the newer cephalosporins are structurally different enough that the risk of cross reaction is quite low, even eliminating the need to test for penicillin allergy prior to administering the cephalosporin. ...Read more

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Had a mild allergic reaction to diflucan (fluconazole) will the medications still work?

Had a mild allergic reaction to diflucan (fluconazole) will the medications still work?

No answer: "Mild allergic reaction"??????What is that????? Yes, it will still reduce the population of yeasts. MOST, not all, but MOST of the time a person thinks they are "allergic" to a med they are mistaken. Unless you provide details about the "mild" reaction, I will assume that you are not sensitive to fluconazole. ...Read more

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What ingredients in neosporin can an allergic reaction?

What ingredients in neosporin can an allergic reaction?

Neosporin: Neosporin is a very common allergen, as is Bacitracin (both are very commonly used). Interestingly, neither is better than vaseline at preventing infection, but both are usually better at treating one. So, if you have a scratch, simple use of vaseline (or equivalent) is best to prevent an infection, and save the antibiotics for a proven infection. Stop using neosporin if it causes a rash for u. ...Read more

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How to treat an allergic reaction to spermicide condom?

Avoid and meds: Most allergic reactions if mild can be treated with antihistamines. If the allergic reaction is more significant, then corticosteroids (creams or tabs) may be helpful. It would be useful to know if the reaction was from latex or the spermicide in an effort to prevent future reactions. An allergist can assist in this endeavor. ...Read more

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Does condom (if allergic) or the lubricant cause vagial yeast infection?

No: They do not. Allergy is heralded by itching, redness and irritation immediately following contact. ...Read more

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Why does using neosporin frequently increase ur risk to develope allergic reactions? What kind of allergic reactions?

Why does using neosporin frequently increase ur risk to develope allergic reactions? What kind of allergic reactions?

Contact skin: Neosporin is a common contact allergen usually leading to itchy skin rash with or without blister. The onset of the rash occurs from 24 to 72 hours after the contact and not immediate. ...Read more

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Very allergic to keflex (hives, flushing, rash.) is z-pack safe? How about clindamycin?

Very allergic to keflex (hives, flushing, rash.) is z-pack safe? How about clindamycin?

Why: All antibiotics are not the same. They are prescribed for specific reasons and diseases. If you have been prescribed Keflex and you are allergic to cephalosporins, i would contact your doc immediately so he can switch it t. ...Read more

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Burning and itching reaction to latex condoms?

Burning and itching reaction to latex condoms?

Latex or Nonoxynol-9: The itching and burning could be due to the latex in the condoms and/ or nonoxynol-9 lubricant. Use instead condoms made of polyisophrene or polyurethane. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Metrogel (Definition)

MetroGel is an acne agent which is a ...Read more