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Antibiotics And Body Odor
You can't stop BO: You can't kill all bacteria. Most of them are important for our health so don't blame them for your bad odor. Occasionally bacteria grow out of control and cause odor, then antibiotics are used but most of the time it is poor hygiene. If attention to hygiene does not solve the problem, then look for a medical or dental cause to treat. ...Read more
Vaginal discharge and foul odor. Std cleared. 3 months of metronidazole, and fluconazole.. Nothing helps..
Here are some ...: Using anti-fungal agents of 3 months is too long and unnecessary . Now is time to reassess your clinical conditions to assure the accuracy of diagnosis and realign /adjust the Rx & care. In fact, at times, what you described could be normal for you since smell and amount of vaginal discharge may be very personal unique. So, see gyn-doc for re-evaluation and counseling so to decide what makes sense ...Read more
Moderate growth of staphylococcus is found in urine and you are discharging foul odor. What's the best antibiotics to take taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) in April ?
I have a viginal infection. Symptoms white substance, bad smell, itch i've taken antibiotics and creams internal and external and it doesn't improve?
See Dr.: Make sure you see a dr. And get the area properly assessed with a lab diagnosis preferrably, so the proper treatment can be rx'd for the proper infection. Secondly, make sure your partner is treated depending on the infection found, or you may be simply re-infecting yourself every time you have sex. ...Read more
Very possible: Antibiotics reduce bacterial levels, often allowing for yeast overgrowth. Antibiotics will reduce spread of bacterial infection, but will not cure an infected tooth. You need actual Dental treatment to affect a cure. Please call your Dentist about the tooth infection and your OBGyn about your yeast infection.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does bread and sugars tend the growth of bacteria in vagina that makes it has vaginal odor and itch in vagina?
I'm on clarithromycin. I'm afraid it may kill bacteria and release endotoxins to my body tissues and cause fever or mild sepsis?
Can cephalexin be used to treat a vaginal/skin bacterial infection. Symptoms: swelling, pain and burning during urination, and abscess foul odor puss
No: There is a 'pop' claim that mainstream deodorants and antiperspirants cause cancer, alzheimer's, and everything else, and that you need to use some 'natural holistic' stuff instead. It's bunk, made up for people who want to 'be close to nature' or whatever. Right or wrong, you can lose your job if your armpits stink, and they won't tell you why. You'll be sorry. ...Read more
What will be the symptoms if i hav both vaginal yeast infection and bacterial vaginosis?[have itching and discharge(white/yellow)sometimes malodorous]
Light green vaginal discharge cause itching and some pain with no odor and am not sexually active?it is bacterial or fungal infection and what to do?
See the Dr.: You need to be examined; the Dr. will also likely run some tests on the discharge to determine diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Raw ozzing yeast infection under brest and stomach fold . Strong odor and severe pain. What treatment should be used?
Body odor: Hydrocodone slows down digestion and even causes incomplete digestion. Heres some things to try: Avoid beef and pork, Drink lots of pure water, take a wheat grass or chlorophyll supplement, soaking hot bath versus shower, aluminum free deodorant, apple cider vingear to under arms and groin, consider a 'detox' diet for a few weeks ...Read more
Diagnosed with bacteria in vaginal area Did Betadine douche, 3days Dalacin ovule and still itching with distinctive odor. How to stop it? I'm fed up:(
BV? Yeast?: Vaginal "bacterial infection" with strong odor usually is bacterial vaginosis (BV), overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. Vaginal treatments don't work as well as an antibiotic orally, usually metronidazole. However, itching usually is yeast, a different infection needing different treatment. Maybe you need treatment for both. Discuss with your doctor or get a second opinion. ...Read more
White fishy smelling stuff in the lips of my vagina, been to the doctor and told its not bacterial vaginosis or yeast. Not sexually active. Help!
Hmmm: Not sure what to tell you, but usually a fishy smell is due to some type of bacterial imbalance. These don't always show up on a routine culture, and you may be an atypical case. I would try two things: 1) "luvena" is a vaginal lubricant to help balance the ph and encourage the growth of healthy bacteria, and 2) vaginal probiotics like "femdophilus" need to be inserted into the vagina to work. ...Read more