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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


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I had bacterial vagina infection dr described metronidozale am on day 5 of 7 the discharges are the same how long shall I use it to see healing signs?

I had bacterial vagina infection dr described metronidozale am on day 5 of 7 the discharges are the same how long shall I use it to see healing signs?

Different infection?: Bacterial vaginosis ("bacterial vaginal infection") almost always responds to metronidazole for 5-7 days; so does trichomonas, which causes similar symptoms. Lack of improvement after a week suggests something else instead of (or in addition to) BV. Need tests for STD (gonorrhea, chlamydia) and yeast if not done yet. Sometimes a foreign body, like forgotten tampon. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm trying to figure out if I have a bacterial vagina infection again? It smells like it but i've had a yeast infection in the past.

I'm trying to figure out if I have a bacterial vagina infection again? It smells like it but i've had a yeast infection in the past.

See below: How about making an appointment with your physician? Things like possible infections cannot be assessed and/or diagnosed over the web:). ...Read more

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Having a bad herpes outbreak would that cause a bacterial infection in vagina?

Yes possible: Yu could have added secondary bacterial infection , see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment , you will need antibiotics ...Read more

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Does yeast or bacterial infection in vagina cause blood spottings?

Does yeast or bacterial infection in vagina cause blood spottings?

Can: Although the infection is in your vagina, the cervix can get some irritation too and this is where the spotting comes from. ...Read more

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Being treated for bacterial infection of vagina. Vulva area is red, and burns. What can I safely use on area to soothe the skin?

Being treated for bacterial infection of vagina. Vulva area is red, and burns. What can I safely use on area to soothe the skin?

Think diaper rash!: If the vulva and perirectal area are this irritated, you might want to approach it like you would a diaper rash. For example, a&d ointment, zinc oxide, or dessitin are great "water-proofers." they may help protect the area while you have a chance to heal. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Need referral for gyno or infectious disease dr in los angeles area who can cure complicated bacterial infection of vagina/vulva. Suffering 3 months.

Need referral for gyno or infectious disease dr in los angeles area who can cure complicated bacterial infection of vagina/vulva. Suffering 3 months.

As above : I am sorry about u suffering , i hope some physicians from california will read u message and provide u with what u want? if not ask u insurance company. ...Read more

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Describe the features of bacterial vaginosis in the vagina.?

Describe the features of bacterial vaginosis in the vagina.?

BV: Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of gardnerella vaginalis - a bacteria present in the vagina in over 70% of women. Symptoms are usually an increase in vaginal discharge frequently associated with a fishy odor. ...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