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Cause Of Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina
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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Yes possible: Yu could have added secondary bacterial infection , see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment , you will need antibiotics ...Read more
Could husband ejaculating inside me be causing bacterial infections in my vagina? I shower, wipe, and only have sex with my husband?
See your doctor: If you continue to have repeat vaginal infections, talk over your history and symptoms with your doctor. Normally, semen should not cause bacterial infections. Make sure that you urinate after sex and do not douche. Douching wipes out all the good bacteria in the vagina and can set you up for infection. Birth control, bladder infections, medications can also cause infections. See your doctor soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a bacterial infection of the vagina cause burning/redness of whole vulva, anus, and urethra? Or is this more likely vulvodynia?
I need advice on how to get rid of bacterial infections caused by public toilet and am experiencing fishy smell from my vagina?
See a doctor: You have to see a doctor to get an exam and a proper recommendation for treatment. There is no way around it. ...Read more
I'm 25 weeks pregnant. Had a couple bacterial infections. Can they cause white bumps inside the vagina? Have like 4 or 5 that i can tell
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
A number of ways: Most common stds are bacterial, so sexual transmission is one way; alternatively, you can have fecal contamination if fecal matter made its way to the vaginal vault. Anything that flushes external material into the vagina, such as douching, could lead to a bacterial infection as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: Anytime you shave you cause micro-cuts in the skin (sometimes large cuts). This breaks down your bodies first defense against infection. Additionally the razor I am sure had bacteria on it which you may have introduced directly into the skin. Pls see you doc. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Starting taking smz/tmp ds 800-160 to treat a bacterial infection of the vagina. This is day two & i already have whitish discharge. Signs of yeast?
STDs: There are twelve common stds. Each of them have their own signs and symptoms. Which one are you unsure about? ...Read more
Can you be prone to having bacterial infections, i seem to always have discomfort and pain of my vagina every time I am stressed and exams start ?
Bacterial vaginosis: The most common cause is gardnerella vaginalis (although others can be involved). The diagnosis is typically straightforward in the doctor's office. The treatment is with antibiotics, depending on which drugs are effective in your community and your personal drug allergies. A bacterial infection in the vagina can only be treated after a doctor does an exam, and sometimes lab tests. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have like three bumps/growths around my vagina area and it itches, test results showed no bacterial infection, what could it be?
Bumps/vagina: Please if sexully active, especially if unprotected, ask doc to test for other conditions, ie herpetic. ...Read more
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