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Bacterial Vaginosis Painful Urination
Painful urination is the high end of urethral discomfort at voiding, which may result from UTI, STD-related urethritis, stone passage, aftereffect of transurethral procedures, but with widely variable expression & intensity reflecting personal tolerance & coping ability. So, interpreting it with ...Read more
My doctor prescribed me cefuroxime (14tb of 500 mg each twice a day) and chlorquinaldol-promestrine (18 ovules twice a day) in treating bacterial vaginosis. This is the last day of the cure. I'm feeling a little burning while urinating. What can be the cau
7 wik preg, under medication for bacterial vaginosis, had been eating lots of red cherries, noticed reddish urine yerstrday nite b4 sleep n today mornin, ?
Check for UTI: Urinary tract infections that cause blood in the urine are common in pregnancy. Make sure by checking with your OB md that the urine is o.K especially since you have a bacterial vaginal infection "next door" to the bladder. Pregnant patients with undiagnosed infections (uti) have a higher rate of miscarriage. ...Read more
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
I just recently had bacterial vaginosis how does one get that? Also I have painful red bumps that come and go but herpes tests are negative?
Bv is a result of abnormal growth of a bacteria that is normally present in lower concentrations in the vagina. It is associated with increased sexual partners (but its not a std!), steroid use, etc.
Painful red bumps can be many things. See your ob-gyn to get it evaluated. ...Read more
It burns when I urinate. I have had many yeast infections in the past, but my discharge now has a fishy odor. Is it bacterial vaginosis? What can I do
Smelly urine: It could be bacterial vaginosis (bv). Go see your doctor. ...Read more
Multiple: Std's or sexually transmitted diseases, are diseases transmitted through sexual contact. Examples are gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, hiv, hepatitis c, genital warts, and genital herpes. Bacterial vaginosis is a condition caused by an overabundance of anaerobic bacteria in the vagina. Symptoms can include a watery, foul or fishy smelling discharge and/or vaginal irritation. ...Read more
Check up: Bv usually needs to be treated by prescription antibiotics. If you have frequent recurrences, talk to your doctor about possible ways to balance your pH and keep the vaginal bacteria in better balance. Some people used over the counter products such as rephresh or luvena. Some physicians use vaginal suppositories containing boric acid, but these need to be made by a compounding pharmacist. ...Read more
Yes...maybe: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is usually caused by an imbalance in the bacterial population of the vagina, with more "bad" present than "good." we are not really sure the cause, one seems to be having a new sex partner, or having multiple partners. In general, having a monogamous relationship than has been ongoing for a while makes it less likely that the sex caused the bv. ...Read more
Vaginal flora: Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection of the vagina caused by native bacteria. Normally, there are a lot of "good" bacteria and some "bad" bacteria in the vagina. The good types help control the growth of the bad types. In women with BV, the balance is upset. There are not enough good bacteria and too many bad bacteria. A sign of bacterial vaginosis can be a "fishy" smell, which may be worse after sex. About half of women who have bacterial vaginosis do not notice any symptoms. ...Read more
May happen: However, if you are symptomatic, good idea to get it treated. ...Read more
Bacterial vaginosis: "Relapse can be treated with a prolonged course of oral or vaginal metronidazole or clindamycin for seven days; the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention suggests a treatment regimen different from the initial or previous treatment regimen (eg, oral treatment if vaginal treatment used previously).If you've had more than three episodes of BV in the past 12 months, you may > ...Read more
Not a problem: Bacterial vaginosis may be annoying but it is not dangerous in any way to you or anyone else. ...Read more
Bacteria: You have a yet untreated or untreatable bacterial infection in your vagina. ...Read more
Bacterial Vaginosis: Many women with BV have no symptoms. If you are having a vaginal discharge that is whitish in color with a fishy odor, you may have BV. The only way to know for sure is to see your physician to have a sample of the discharge sent to the lab for diagnosis. BV is simple to diagnose by analyzying the discharge. ...Read more
Depends: For some women, they may not have any symptoms of the infection, but for some it may cause irritation, pain with intercourse, a foul-odor. For pregnant women, BV untreated increases the risk for preterm labor. Other than that it isn't associated with any harmful effects to a woman. ...Read more
Maybe: If a man is circumcised, he probably wouldn't have any symptoms. Sometimes uncircumcised men can become irritated between the foreskin and the head of the penis. ...Read more
Not usually: Bacterial vaginosis usually causes a thin, grey-white discharge and a characteristic bad smell, which could be described as "musty" or "fishy." unlike a cervicitis, where the cervix is the source of discharge due an infection or other irritation, with bacterial vaginosis the discharge comes from the vagina due to a shift away from the good bacteria that usually live there. ...Read more