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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina
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
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
Vaginal discharge: This is quite variable and depends upon the type of bacterial infection vs overgrowth syndromes and the individuals immune status, etc. There is no hard and fast rule. ...Read more
Starting taking smz/tmp ds 800-160 to treat a bacterial infection of the vagina. This is day two & i already have whitish discharge. Signs of yeast?
What makes secondary bacterial infection in the male gentiles from STD and what is secondary bacterial infection in the genatil of an std?
Question unclear: You may develop secondary uti, prostatitis, or other secondary infection if you have some obstruction of the urethra from either gonorrhea or ngu. You may have opportunistic infections secondary to hiv/aids, but would need more info on the type of std you are referring to in order to answer you appropriately. ...Read more
STDs?: The common causes for urethral discharge are STDs, notably chlamydia &/or gonorrheal infection. To verify what may cause your urethral discharge, follow suggestion in articles listed in How to Handle Sickness in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with the doctors so to reach right diagnosis for right care. ...Read more
Not much: Pneumonia is usually used to refer to an infection in the clusters of breathing sacs in the lung. I suppose you could say a bacerial infection of the entry of the lung (tracheitis) could be defined better that way but I have never used it that way.To me they would seem to mean the same thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yeast Infections: Yeast infections are very common: three out of four women have at least one during their lives. What causes vaginal yeast infections? Candida yeast normally live in the vagina. But certain conditions set up an ideal environment for the yeast to "overgrow" out of balance and cause a yeast infection. ...Read more
See PCP: Oral thrush is an infection in the mouth caused by a yeast germ called Candida. It is not usually serious and can generally be cleared with treatment. However, your doctor may suggest a blood test to look for certain conditions that may make you more likely to develop oral thrush if no obvious reason exist such as taking antibiotics or steroids.. ...Read more
I have like three bumps/growths around my vagina area and it itches, test results showed no bacterial infection, what could it be?
Bumps/vagina: Please if sexully active, especially if unprotected, ask doc to test for other conditions, ie herpetic. ...Read more
Non-healing wound: The flesh eating bacteria is a rare form of bacteria that shows up only once in a while but it almost always makes the news. It is a form of bacteria that causes the skin, muscle, etc to die as it infects the those areas. If you have an infection and you have any concerns seek medical attention as these infections are much easier to cure in the early stages. ...Read more
Could husband ejaculating inside me be causing bacterial infections in my vagina? I shower, wipe, and only have sex with my husband?
See your doctor: If you continue to have repeat vaginal infections, talk over your history and symptoms with your doctor. Normally, semen should not cause bacterial infections. Make sure that you urinate after sex and do not douche. Douching wipes out all the good bacteria in the vagina and can set you up for infection. Birth control, bladder infections, medications can also cause infections. See your doctor soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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