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Bacteria Vagina Infection
What is a good probiotic to take to put good bacteria back in the vagina after over 100 BV infections?
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
Hello i believe i may have a yeast or bacteria infection it burnx around the vagina opening i found muprivin2% can i use it will it help?
I had a bacteria infection & a bacteria urine infection and was treated with medicine it has now come back worse my vagina is so uncomfortable an pain?
Slimy discharge out of vagina smells sweet or something? Infection? Bacteria infection? Every time me and my husband has sex it happens
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to put yogurt in vagina for yeast infection. It's 9 sugars and plain and has bacteria. I can't get medine so this is the only way i know?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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