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Can Bathes Cause Bv
Yes it can: Douching disrupts the normal chemistry of the vagina by changing the ph balance. Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle. On the other hand, vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more
Yes: But the true meaning behind your question eludes me. ...Read more
Not really: Daily showering shouldnt cause it to smell bad. However, if you have an infection in the vagina, it can cause foul odor. See your GYN for treatment options. ...Read more
PH: If pH of vagina is off you will lose the healthy bacteria in the vagina that will fight off infection. Sometimes there is resistant bacteria that takes longer to treat. Prevent BV with probiotics and follow up with gynecologist for assessment and further prevention ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably yes: Holding the urine excessively may allow some urine leaking to occur thru the urethra , the opening from the bladder to the skin. Bacteria can then wick into the bladder and cause an infection. Irritation to the urethra from soap and detergent may also allow fluids to leak from bladder and cause infection by the same wicking effect. ...Read more
Can chlamydia and gonorrhea cause penile pimples and is it true that bacterial infections can cause mouth ulcers?
Not directly. : Many vaginal infections actually come from bacteria and yeast from the anal region. For example bacterial vaginosis bacterial usually come from the rectum. The most common bacteria causing uti's, e. Coli, same source. So, women with hemorrhoids and those without often times have the same bacterial and yeast infection issues. Its more of the region as the source. ...Read more
Not exactly: Technically a true vaginal yeast infection will cause a thick cottage cheese itchy vaginal discharge with no odor. In real life women with yeast infections often complain about odor. If there is a fishy odor i suspect it is not yeast but actually bacterial vaginosis. Either way a visit to the obgyn is needed to determine the cause and help yor get better. ...Read more
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Unlikely: Bacterial vaginosis is a disease of the vagina caused by bacteria. Risks for BV include douching and having new or multiple sex partners, although it is not clear what role sexual activity plays. Bv is caused by an imbalance of naturally occurring bacterial flora and is often confused with yeast infection or with trichomoniasis. ...Read more
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