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Can Vaginosis Affect Me Conceiving
Can bacteria vaginosis make conception difficult? I have been trying to conceive for some time now. I do have cysts, very small however.
Bacterial vaginosis: May have some affect on conception, but it's relatively minor. It may adversely affect the sperms' motility & survivability & may impede their ability to get where they need to go. In any case, it should be treated ideally b4 you get pregnant. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Is it safe to use hydrogen peroxide to help with Chronic Bacterial vaginosis while trying to concieve?
Please don't: Hydrogen peroxide will damage vaginal tissues, please don't use it. If you have chronic BV you really need a doctor's help with prescription medication to clear it. If you are already doing that, GO BACK to the doctor for the next step, you'll really hurt yourself with the H2O2. Good wishes. ...Read more
I tend to get bacterial vaginosis alot and trying to concieve, I had a miscarriage 2 months ago, what can I do to prevent the bv from causing mc?
Not likely: A D&C shouldn't affect your ability to conceive. Since the procedure was done in February your body has had plenty of time to heal and recover. Best wishes! ...Read more
No: There are no "symptoms of conception" at the time of conception. If a woman "has symptoms" at that time, those symptoms are not due to conception. The egg is the size of a period on your screen, and the sperm is even more invisible. Early pregnancy symptoms begin about 10 days later, after hormone levels start changing (after the embryo has implanted into the lining of the uterus). ...Read more
Not the best idea: This drug is also known as Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). I would wait to try to conceive until after you are done with this antibiotic. Please talk to your doctor about all your medications before you try to get pregnant, including over the counter and herbal medications. ...Read more
I am 38 years old with a amh of. 81. No problem conceiving 1st child at 34 and 2nd at 36. Miscarriage at 35 & 37. Likelihood of natural conception?
If I have folic acid one month before conception is there any possibility of conceiving twins or triplets? Pls help.
Will Tylenol (acetaminophen) negatively affect chances of conception? (have lower back pain due to old injury, but fearful of harming chances of conceiving).
No, tylenol (acetaminophen) will: Not affect chances of conception.Get a more detailed answer ›
Scan on 22nd aug 2013 7weeks 3 days (11.8 mm) when did I concieve my cycles are 28-32 did conception occur early july or middle?
Please explain: Do you mean how long after conception does on give birth?? the norm max is 42 weeks however some women give birth earlier and some later. ...Read more
Nice question: Many variables here. Mj use can decrease sprerm count. Reports on mj impact on conception are mixed. Mj exposure does harm the fetus by increasing the rate of prematurity, chromosomal damage, adhd, ld, & other neurlogic problems. Considering all the current evidence it's best not to smoke mj (or cigarettes) if trying to get pregnant. And it's best to try to stop smoking mj altogether. ...Read more
Chance of concieving having sex first day of cycle. Normal 28day cycle period last for 7 days. Due date july 31 when did conception occur?
Confusing question: So are you pregnant? You state that you know your due date so then calculating the chances of getting pregnant are irrelevant if you already know you are pregnant. Use a reverse due date calculator for free online and this will be easy for you to find out. Simply type in your due date and the conception date will be calculated for you. ...Read more
Can The Transplant Rejection Medicine "cellcept" Interfere with conception, fertilization or the two week wait while trying to concieve?
Talk to your doctor: First let ur doctor know if the treatment truely has failed so that they could try you on something else. If it is going away but keeps coming back than treat it again but do a hydrogen peroxide wash down there and take some probiotics at the same time and see if that helps. The peroxide helps correct the pH and probiotics helps restore the normal flora ...Read more
I am busy with my work and family and don't have time for bacterial vaginosis. How can I treat it fast?
Need evaluation: You should see your gyn for evaluation and treatment. The evaluation process is very quick, involving examination of a vaginal sample under the microscope. ...Read more
If chronic: Vulvar care is very important. No douching, no introduction of soaps or other cleaning agents between the labia. If you have heavy or long menses taking ocp's to shorten them or getting an ablation may help. Avoid tampons, use only presservative free cotton pads, and use cotton underwear exclusively. Avoiding sugars and using a probiotic- but you may have to go through several to find yours. ...Read more
Many: "bacterial vaginosis" is the only vaginosis, but there are other types of vaginitis. There are different types of vaginitis including yeast vaginitis (yeast infection), bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas vaginalis infection, and non-infectious vaginitis due to chemical irritation. Treatment for vaginitis depends upon the cause. ...Read more
Suppressive meds: 1 in 10 women will experience recurrent bacterial vaginosis. Usually when that happens, is comes at about the same time each cycle. When patients have frequent recurrences, it is easily managed by using an oral medication to clear up the infection, then take that medication one day each week to prevent the recurrences. Yeast infections can arise in a similar manner, and can also be suppressed. ...Read more
Gardnerella: Gardnerella can be tested for with pcr culture, or on a wet mount microscopy smear where clue cells are seen. The discharge also gives a + whiff test when KOH is added to it. ...Read more
Metronidazole: The treatment of choice for bacterial vaginosis (an overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria) is metronidazole (Flagyl® and generics) by mouth for 5-7 days. Tinidazole (Tindamax®), a closely related antibiotic but more expensive, also works. Sometimes clindamycin is used but somewhat less effective. All these oral treatments are much better than most vaginal medicines for BV. ...Read more
Upset balance: In your vagina. Yeast, acidophilus germs and b.Vag germs coexist peacefully like we live on the earth. When something's out of whack, yeast or b.Vag germs can take over the neighborhood>you get symptoms. So if you get BV a lot, think about prevention: medicine, probiotics, rephresh or boric acid capsules, most of all: be well (eat well, exercise, get sleep, play). ...Read more
Good question: Bv may happen without a known reason. However, things you can do--after being treated and clered of bv----be in a monogamous relationship. Next, consider using condoms for a while. If you are experimenting with sexual practices/acts/toys, anal intercourse, etc, perhaps you want to stop for a while and see what happens. Practice good personal hygiene. Consider no underwear or cotton undies. ...Read more
See below: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. Recurrent disease is related to colonization of your sex partner, inconsistant condom use and is halved with estrogen contraceptives. ...Read more
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