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Dr. Linda Gromko
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Vulvovaginitis (horrible redness, burning of vulva and anal area) treated for 4 types of bacteria (dna test), seen 6 dr's in 3 months. Any advice?

Vulvovaginitis (horrible redness, burning of vulva and anal area) treated for 4 types of bacteria (dna test), seen 6 dr's in 3 months. Any advice?

Test for diabetes?: While i certainly don't know the specifics of your situation, I have seen patients with severe vulvovaginitis due to yeast (not bacteria) where their underlying risk was actually diabetes. Because it's easy to test (blood test), you might want to see if this has been done. Good luck; sounds miserable. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
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Had itching and burning in vulva & vagina. Took diflucan 3 times. Tests for STDs and other cultures negative. No itching but still have burning. ?????

Had itching and burning in vulva & vagina. Took diflucan 3 times. Tests for STDs and other cultures negative. No itching but still have burning. ?????

Follow up with docto: Can still be yeast. Some yeast is resistant to Diflucan. May need other treatment. Bacteria is possible. If all infectious sources ruled out, consider skin conditions which can be evaluated by dermatologist. Use mild detergents and soaps. Try topical emu oil. If none of above then consider nerve disorders or vulvodynia ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
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What causes burning vulva?

What causes burning vulva?

Many things : Burning is a symptom of something - you should see your provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Can i take amoxicillin to treat my inflammed burning vulva?

Can i take amoxicillin to treat my inflammed burning vulva?

Need diagnosis first: Amoxicillin is not the usual treatment for an inflammed vulva. If you have a yeast infection, Amoxicillin might make it worse. Suggest you see a health care provider for an exam. A diagnosis will guide the treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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What types of bacteria besides the typical garderella cause vulvovaginitis? Burning, redness of vulva skin?

What types of bacteria besides the typical garderella cause vulvovaginitis? Burning, redness of vulva skin?

Let me help: The most common types of vulvovaginitis are genital candidiasis (also called yeast infection), trichomoniasis, and nonspecific vaginitis (also called haemophilus vaginalis vaginitis, bacterial vaginitis or gardnerella vaginalis vaginitis). Some types of vulvovaginitis are more rare than others. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Red burning vulva & a bit inside biopsy is spongiotic dermatitis nothing taking it away what causes this and how do I rid myself of it?

Red burning vulva & a bit inside biopsy is spongiotic dermatitis nothing taking it away what causes this and how do I rid myself of it?

U may need a variety: Of treatments it is a form of eczema, u need steroid cream, oral vit a can help and u may need prednisone, your best course of action is to be seen by the gyn or derm dept at the univ of miami med school as there may be some new drugs under study that can help better. ...Read more

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