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What is a good probiotic to take to put good bacteria back in the vagina after over 100 BV infections?

What is a good probiotic to take to put good bacteria back in the vagina after over 100 BV infections?

Probiotic: Good probiotic to take is one with high count of saccharomyces bolardii. You should be taking around 30 million cfus two to three times a day. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Bacteria infection vagina how long to heal?

Bacteria infection vagina how long to heal?

Bacterial vaginosis: This should respond to treatment very quickly. ...Read more

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Can a bacteria infection in the vagina have the same symptoms as an early pregnancy?

Can a bacteria infection in the vagina have the same symptoms as an early pregnancy?

What symptoms?: Transient discharges may occur with early pregnancy, as well as am nausea, breast fullness, fatigue. What bacterial infection are you referring to? Bv would not simulate pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is a good probiotic to take to put good bacteria back in the vagina after over 100 BV infections?

Probiotic: Good probiotic to take is one with high count of saccharomyces bolardii. You should be taking around 30 million cfus two to three times a day. ...Read more

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Slimy discharge out of vagina smells sweet or something? Infection? Bacteria infection? Every time me and my husband has sex it happens

Slimy discharge out of vagina smells sweet or something? Infection? Bacteria infection? Every time me and my husband has sex it happens

Could be bacterial: Vaginitis. See you doctor for evaluation. Could be you need some sort of treatment to get rid of the symptoms completely. ...Read more

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My vagina is extremely raw and very itchy I do not have a yeast or bacteria infection. I do have warts but are they that itchy?

Vaginal itch: It could be a herpes outbreak, it could also be that the skin around the warts is infected (cellulitis). Of course this could be a reaction to a product or medication used in the vaginal region as well. Lastly, it could be trichomoniasis. Trich is neither a bacteria nor a yeast infection and would be missed on routine cultures. ...Read more

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I'am taking probiotics, cran pills, nettle leaf pills (flushes out bacteria n keeps UTI health) and vagina smells like onions??? Infection still?

I'am taking probiotics, cran pills, nettle leaf pills (flushes out bacteria n keeps UTI health) and vagina smells like onions??? Infection still?

Try something else: There are no natural remedies for possible vaginal infection, if you do have one. Probiotics are good to recolonize gut bacteria. Neither cranberry or nettle leaf have been shown to reduce/treat UTI's. Proper hygiene is important. The best thing you can do to find out what may be wrong down there would be to visit your local physician as soon as you can for a proper exam and workup. ...Read more

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I have genital warts and my vagina has become very itchy and raw. It's not a yeast or bacteria infection. Is it the warts?

Yes most likely: Added secondary infection most likely causing your problem. Till warts caused hpv virus is cleared other infection (s) will not clear , please see your gyn doctor, problem is treatable & curable ...Read more

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How do you get a bacterial infection of the vagina?

How do you get a bacterial infection of the vagina?

A number of ways: Most common stds are bacterial, so sexual transmission is one way; alternatively, you can have fecal contamination if fecal matter made its way to the vaginal vault. Anything that flushes external material into the vagina, such as douching, could lead to a bacterial infection as well. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bacterial infection of the vagina?

What are the symptoms of bacterial infection of the vagina?

Discharge: Bacterial overgrowth in the vagina due to altered flora, bacterial vaginosis, is a more common problem than invasive bacterial infections. This entity causes vaginal discharge, that may be foul smelling, irritation, itching and may be associated with urinary infections. ...Read more

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What to use for a bacterial infection in your vagina if u can go to the dr.?

What to use for a bacterial infection in your vagina if u can go to the dr.?

Bacterial vaginosis: The most common cause is gardnerella vaginalis (although others can be involved). The diagnosis is typically straightforward in the doctor's office. The treatment is with antibiotics, depending on which drugs are effective in your community and your personal drug allergies. A bacterial infection in the vagina can only be treated after a doctor does an exam, and sometimes lab tests. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Bacterial infection of the vagina?

Bacteria causing inf: bacteria normally reside in vagina as resistence to infection goes down they can cause infection causing discharge, itch and odor very easy to treat ...Read more

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Can the rectum cause a bacterial infection in the vagina?

Can the rectum cause a bacterial infection in the vagina?

Close proximity: The two apertures are close to each other. Tight clothing and intercourse can colonize the area with bacteria. ...Read more

Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more