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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


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Please tell me, could bacterial vaginosis cause itching and burning?

Please tell me, could bacterial vaginosis cause itching and burning?

Yes: Bacterial vaginosis is a very common vaginal infection in women. It is from bacteria that live normally in the vagina and for unclear reasons, overgrow and cause symptoms. Symptoms include irritation, itching, discharge and fishy odor. Even with proper treatment, recurrences are common. Yeast infection is also possible. ...Read more

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What will be the symptoms if i hav both vaginal yeast infection and bacterial vaginosis?[have itching and discharge(white/yellow)sometimes malodorous]

What will be the symptoms if i hav both vaginal yeast infection and bacterial vaginosis?[have itching and discharge(white/yellow)sometimes malodorous]

Itch, odor, discharg: Itching, odor, redness, irritation, inflammation, discomfort and discharge just to name a few symptoms, but you may want to get a culture just to make sure. ...Read more

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I've recently been treated for bacterial vaginosis I finished the meds but now I'm have this terrible itching and my discharge is yellow greenish?

I've recently been treated for bacterial vaginosis I finished the meds but now I'm have this terrible itching and my discharge is yellow greenish?

Return for follow up: It seems clear to me that terrible itching and a non-clear discharge are reasons to see your provider. So soon after a known infection, it's sparklingly clear. Don't wait, it is not likely to clear-up on its' own. Best wishes! ...Read more

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For a week I have had itching, discharge, foul odor, and painful sex. Could this be bacterial vaginosis? If so, what are some natural remedies?

For a week I have had itching, discharge, foul odor, and painful sex. Could this be bacterial vaginosis? If so, what are some natural remedies?

Can' t diagnose: When the cause isn't for certain - really recommend having it evaluated. Need to make sure you don't have an STD. ...Read more

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Was taking Metronidazole for bacterial vaginosis but it caused severe itching and a foul odour. Does it mean I have a yeast fungal infection instead?

Was taking Metronidazole for bacterial vaginosis but it caused severe itching and a foul odour. Does it mean I have a yeast fungal infection instead?

Maybe, probably not: Yeast infections cause itching but usually not odor. Probably the odor is from the BV itself, even if first noticed after starting treatment. But regardless of odor, the itching could indicate a yeast infection. Allergy to metronidazole unlikely but possible. You also need to be checked for other STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia, and trichomonas if not yet done. Discuss with your doctor or clinic. ...Read more

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Moderate itching and swelling on the labia minora.Was diagnosed w/bacterial vaginosis.Day 2 on antibiotics and it still itches and is swollen. Relief?

Moderate itching and swelling on the labia minora.Was diagnosed w/bacterial vaginosis.Day 2 on antibiotics and it still itches and is swollen. Relief?

Tips: This is a good article describing some simple home remedies for relief of vaginal itching. Some of them may sound weird to you - like applying yogurt TO the vagina (not eating it) but it's all based on the science of balance between good germs/bad germs. Make sure your family notifies your MD as you may also need some oral medication for yeast treatment. http://www.simple-remedies.com/womens-health/home-remedies-for-vaginal-itching.html ...Read more

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

bacteria normally reside in vagina as resistence to infection goes down they can cause infection causing discharge, itch and odor ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more