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Can bacteria vaginosis make conception difficult? I have been trying to conceive for some time now. I do have cysts, very small however.

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

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Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more


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Is it safe to use hydrogen peroxide to help with Chronic Bacterial vaginosis while trying to concieve?

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

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Having a D&C back in February can that affect me conceiving?

Having a D&C back in February can that affect me conceiving?

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

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Does there is any symptom of conception? Through which I get to know that I am conceiving or not

Does there is any symptom of conception? Through which I get to know that I am conceiving or not

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

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Will smoking while taking fermas for fertility affect me conceiving?

Will smoking while taking fermas for fertility affect me conceiving?

Smoking: Smoking by itself will cause issues with fertility, so yes, you may have problems conceiving while smoking, regardless of what else you are taking. ...Read more

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Will the antibiotic I'm taking (cotrimoxazole) affect me conceiving?

Will the antibiotic I'm taking (cotrimoxazole) affect me conceiving?

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

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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?

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?

Hard to say: The amh level is a good predictor of how you will respond to fertility drugs and perhaps your chances of getting pregnant with treatment as well. It is not very good at predicting spontaneous pregnancy. A low level suggests waiting is not a good idea though. ...Read more

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If I have folic acid one month before conception is there any possibility of conceiving twins or triplets? Pls help.

If I have folic acid one month before conception is there any possibility of conceiving twins or triplets? Pls help.

Not likely: Folate (folic acid) / Folic Acid helps prevent neural tube (/spinal cord) defects. Family history and use of ovulation stimulant medications predispose to multiple pregnancies. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Middle of July: The first day of your last menstrual period would've been july 1 and with 28 to 32 days cycles you would have conceived between july 14 to july 17. ...Read more

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How long after conception does it take to concieve?

How long after conception does it take to concieve?

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

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Can marijuana effect concieving or conception.?

Can marijuana effect concieving or conception.?

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

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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?

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

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I have persistent bacticular vaginosis. I've gone on antibiotics twice and it hasn't cleared up.

I have persistent bacticular vaginosis. I've gone on antibiotics twice and it hasn't cleared up.

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

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I am busy with my work and family and don't have time for bacterial vaginosis. How can I treat it fast?

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

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How can I treat vaginosis?

How can I treat vaginosis?

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

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What are some other vaginosis?

What are some other vaginosis?

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

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How can I prevent reoccurences of vaginosis?

How can I prevent reoccurences of vaginosis?

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

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Is there any way to know if you have gardnerella vaginosis?

Is there any way to know if you have gardnerella vaginosis?

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

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What are symptoms of bacteria vaginosis?

What are symptoms of bacteria vaginosis?

Discharge and odor: Bacterial vaginosis generally presents with symptoms of a vaginal discharge and a "fishy" odor from the vaguna. Other symptoms can include vaginal irritation, redness and painful intercourse. ...Read more

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What can I take for vaginosis infection?

What can I take for vaginosis infection?

Vaginitis: Depends upon the type of infection. If this is bacterial vaginosis then Metronidazole (flagyl) is often prescribed, although there are alternatives, and before treating you should go and be examined and diagnosed appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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What cures bacteria vaginosis (pills wise)?

What cures bacteria vaginosis (pills wise)?

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

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Why do I continue to get bacteria vaginosis?

Why do I continue to get bacteria vaginosis?

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

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Is vaginosis bacterial come from your partner?

No.: Bacterial vaginosis is caused by an imbalance of the good and bad bacteria in the vagina. Something as upset the balance. You can get bacterial vaginosis without ever having sex. It can make you susceptible to sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia. ...Read more

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How can I keep from getting bacteria vaginosis?

How can I keep from getting bacteria vaginosis?

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

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Vaginosis ok to treat with probiotics or see dr?

Vaginosis ok to treat with probiotics or see dr?

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