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Doctor insights on: Can Vitamin E Prevent Vaginal Infection And Aid In Conception

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Can lube help to prevent vaginal infections from anal?

Can lube help to prevent vaginal infections from anal?

A condom will: But the anus was not made for intercourse possible problems u can have , the partner can get a serious infection of the penis urethra, or bladder if using no condom, the recipient can get rectal tears or perforations, or fissues or hemmrh., also it can in some people damage the anal sphincter so u cannot control flatus or stool and the surgery to fix that is very painful. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat to help facilitate a normal vaginal pH and prevent yeast/other vaginal infections?

What are the best foods to eat to help facilitate a normal vaginal pH and prevent yeast/other vaginal infections?

Vaginitis: You may be surprised to know that most studies have not shown a link between food and vaginitis. Most important thing is to obtain a complete and thorough evaluation to check for abnormalities which may be causing your symptoms like diabetes. Your md should examine you and perform several tests to assess for abnormal bacteria, yeast, etc. Additionally, they should discuss soaps and other irritants. ...Read more

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Can omega h3 supplement be taken with vitamin E supplement for conception?

Can omega h3 supplement be taken with vitamin E supplement for conception?

Yes, can take both: Vitamin e and omega-3 fats like dha and epa are ok to take together. There is some evidence that antioxidants like vitamin E may improve sperm quality (less dna damage) but the studies are small and it's far from proven. There is no good evidence that either supplement improves female fertility. ...Read more

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Can I use vitamin E oil directly on to help with a dry vulva/vagina? Or will it cause a yeast/bacterial infection? If not what can I use instead?

Can I use vitamin E oil directly on to help with a dry vulva/vagina? Or will it cause a yeast/bacterial infection? If not what can I use instead?

Yes, also can try...: Yes, it is safe to use Vit. E oil directly and it will not cause an infection, but there are better options. I recommend calendula in olive oil, available at most health food stores. Another good option is argan oil, a popular skin moisturizer. You may also want to take essential fatty acids like fish oil, hemp seed oil and evening primrose oil by mouth. ...Read more

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How can I prevent scars from staph aside from using vitamin E or maderma?

How can I prevent scars from staph aside from using vitamin E or maderma?

Prevention: There is a chemical property in some forms of MRSA known as a virulence factor that make it very common to see scaring. The best stratagy to prevent scars is to prevent infection in the first place. This may mean decolonization, bleach baths and/or the use of antibacterial soap such as hibiclens. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E oil or cream help prevent tears during labor and crowning and should I massage the perineum or the inside of the vagina as well with it?

Does vitamin E oil or cream help prevent tears during labor and crowning and should I massage the perineum or the inside of the vagina as well with it?

Warmth lubrication: Vitamin e has no special short term properties , anything that lubricates and mild warming of the perineum might minimize tearing with delivery. ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

The suffix "itis" means inflammation. The "vagin" portion refers to the vagina, so it is inflammation of the vagina. Usually (almost always) this inflammation is due to infection, and there are several different causes for infections of this ...Read more


Dr. Timothy Brown
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Vaginal Infections (Definition)

Vaginal infections is a term for any infection affecting the vagina and can be caused by yeast or bacteria, and may be sexually transmitted. They may result in pain, ...Read more