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Are yeast and bacterial vaginosis common during pregnancy?

Are yeast and bacterial vaginosis common during pregnancy?

Yes!: The hormone and weight changes of pregnancy make this a very common opportunity for changes in the bacterial flora of the vagina. This leads to the two most common infections of bacterial change, BV and yeast infections. Luckily both are easily treated by your doctor, np or midwife. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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A vicious cycle: clean vagina, sex, infection, antibiotics, monistat, douche, clean vagina, etc?

A vicious cycle: clean vagina, sex, infection, antibiotics, monistat, douche, clean vagina, etc?

Be seen: It sounds like you have a resistant infection, or something else, going on. Though i would be cautious about douching, as it has a tendency to upset the balance of the ph of your vagina, and can be contributing to this situation. ...Read more

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Can Bacterial Vaginosis or yeast Infection make me loose my baby? I am 26 weeks pregnant

Can Bacterial Vaginosis or yeast Infection make me loose my baby? I am 26 weeks pregnant

Yeast, no, BV, yes: If BV goes untreated, the bacteria can find its' way through the cervix and into the uterus where the baby resides. This is rare because the cervical mucous plug is thick and therefore has anti-bacterial properties when present. Untreated yeast infections can cause thrush in a vaginally delivered baby. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching/dryness during pregnancy...Treated twice for yeast infection?

Vaginal itching/dryness during pregnancy...Treated twice for yeast infection?

Vaginitis : This could also be due to a bacterial vaginosis infection or trichomonas. You need to be examined and evaluated by a physician whom can perform a wet mount and make further assessment of the cause of your itching or discharge. ...Read more

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Why should women avoid having sex during bacterial vaginosis treatment?

Why should women avoid having sex during bacterial vaginosis treatment?

See below: So that you do not infect your partner who in turn can reinfect you after you complete treatment. ...Read more

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Can I use luvena prebiotic vaginal applicators while pregnant?

Can I use luvena prebiotic vaginal applicators while pregnant?

Ask your OB please: I do not like my pts putting anything in the vagina during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. ...Read more

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Can Metro gel make yeast infection vaginal worsen? My gyno thinks both bacterial/ vaginal.Was on 10 days on terconizale for yeast. Why is yeast wors

Can Metro gel make yeast infection vaginal worsen?  My gyno thinks  both bacterial/ vaginal.Was on 10 days on terconizale for yeast. Why is yeast wors

Yeast and BV: Yes antibiotic gel can make vaginal yeast worse. If you too 10 days of yeast cream though it should get better. Retesting is needed to determine which infection is present now and what medication is needed. ...Read more

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Taking metronidazole for bacterial vaginosis. Will metronidazole affect my menstrual cycle or period? Will bacterial vaginosis affect my menstrual cycle or period?

Taking metronidazole for bacterial vaginosis. Will metronidazole affect my menstrual cycle or period? Will bacterial vaginosis affect my menstrual cycle or period?

On pill? yes: Flagyl can interfere with the absorption of the pill and this rarely leads to unexpected pregnancy If you are not on the pill it should not affect your period. Don't drink alcohol when you take it, it will make you feel sick. ...Read more

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Can bacterial vaginosis delay my period?

Can bacterial vaginosis delay my period?

No : Vagonal infections do not delay periods. Infections do need to be treated. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Does bacterial vaginosis cause miscarriage?

Does bacterial vaginosis cause miscarriage?

Yes: Bacterial vaginosis is associated with an increased risk of miscarriage in the first trimester. ...Read more

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When using canesbalance bacterial vaginosis gel, can you drink alcohol?

When using canesbalance bacterial vaginosis gel, can you drink alcohol?

Yes,you can. I: don't see any contraindication to using this product and interaction with alcohol. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Vaginal itching and unusual vaginal dryness after taking wrong OTC yeast infection medicines actually had BV ?

Vaginal itching and unusual vaginal dryness after taking wrong OTC yeast infection medicines actually had BV ?

Possible: If you mean that you treated for yeast but are afraid you have bvv instead. You may need to see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is It Safe To Use Monistat 7(For Yeast Infection) While Pregnant?

Yes: Following vaginal administration, small amounts of Monistat 7 are absorbed into your system. But Problems with the fetus have not been observed. Monistat 7 is a good treatment for yeast during pregnancy. It may weaken latex condoms and diaphragms. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

A condition where the inside of the vagina is infected with an overgrowth of bacteria, causing an unpleasant odor, ...Read more