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Cervical Infection In Children
I had a hsg & Dr noticed I had a cervical infection. All my previous test came back clear so my Gyno isn't concerned. What should I do?
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
No: A yeast infection is an infection of the vagina and the opening of the vagina. It will not cause an infection in the cervix or uterus. The over the counter meds to treat yeast and pretty effective. Yeast grows due to sugar, so if you have yeast stop all sugar, carbs, fruit, pop, alcohol. ...Read more
I was recently treated for a cervical infection, I'm not sure it fully went away because it still burns a little and I have vaginal itching. Any help?
Infection: More information needed to properly address your concern. There are several different types of cervical infections. Some are more serious than others. What type of infection were you treated for? With what medication and and for how many day? ...Read more
I had a cervical infection and treated with doxycycl hyc 14 days but I still have burning and now itching with little things sticking out on my vagina?
Yeast infection?: Doxycycline (Doxycyl®) can trigger yeast infections by suppressing normal bacteria and allowing yeast to grow and your symptoms are typical (except I don't know about the "little things sticking out"). See the doctor who prescribed the treatment. I hope you also were checked for STDs, especially gonorrhea and chlamydia, the main causes of cervicitis or "cervical infection". ...Read more
Never say never: As long as you have a functioning uterus, the possibility is always there. ...Read more
About six inches:
Actually, vaginal length varies a bit, but average is about six inches.
The symptom of a cervical infection would be an abnormal discharge. Infections in that area tend to include the whole of the vaginal lining. ...Read more
Does vaginal or cervical infection cause delay of period? If yes, does this necessarily mean the infection is serious?
Help plz! Can primary koch's infection in children develop even if it is not transmitted by another person?
Koch's infx/TB: Tuberculosis just doesn't develop - you catch it from someone who is infected. It is only transmitted human to human, so you need to be exposed to someone who either has an active case or is a carrier. Many people worldwide are unaware they are infected, are asymptomatic carriers. That's why when someone is diagnosed with TB, everyone around them they've had contact with need to be evaluated. ...Read more
Where?: To get the most from this site you need to appropriate provide background information & ask a clear related question. A kid could get a fungal infection on their skin, scalp, in their blood, lungs, sinuses or brain. Each would be approached differently. You are welcome to start over & be more specific. Your posts are not linked & go out to the site at random. ...Read more
Yes: Mrsa may not necessarily be found in schools but any public area is a potential site for harboring this infection. One such site in schools especially is gyms- and on dirty gym equipment such as football gear that is not cleaned properly. ...Read more
Parotitis: The parotid gland (and to a lesser extent, the submandibular gland) can become infected, sometimes in association with a salivary stone. An entity of "recurrent parotitis of childhood" is a relatively common cause of repeated salivary infections in kids. Sometimes it isn't the gland itself, but a lymph node in the gland that is what is infected. ...Read more
Sinuses are 4: Sets of air-filled, mucous membrane-lined pockets near nasal passages that don't develop fully until adolescence. 2 sets are small, but present at birth; 1 set begins to develop at 7 yrs. & 1 in adolescence. Suspect bacterial sinusitis in a child with a 10-14 day history of viral or allergic nasal congestion, fever, green nasal discharge & headache. See www. Entnet. Org/content/pediatric-sinusitis. ...Read more
Depends: On the age of the child and whether its sinus congestion or sinus infection. Sinus infections when serious rarely resolve with supportive care alone. Congestion on the other hand can improve significantly though temporarily with eucalyptus and/or peppermint. These measures should be avoided in young children. ...Read more
Try xylitol solution: I don't know of any herbal remedies, but if the child can inhale a solution of xylitol and warm water (1/4 tsp xylitol in a pint of warm water) into his nose _ not into lungs, that should help by making to bacteria slippery and easier to get oit of the body. Gargling may help too. ...Read more
What's the different between Cefdinir to any other antibiotics for sinus infection in children? Any side effect?
Sinusitis: cefdinir, a third generation cephalosporin, is good for acute bacterial sinusitis, although for chronic sinusitis might not be as effective, as longer duration is needed and a broader antibiotic spectrum, side effects not that common, diarrhea, pruritus, and others, caution if hypersensitive to the drug, good luck ...Read more
Is a combination of amoxillin with clavulanic acid and metronidazole effective and advisable for the treatment of ear infection in children. Doctor.?
Dear doctr I av been told I av infection in ma cervix so what coulf be the causes effects and bect medication?
Probably HPV: If you were just told of the infection and not given medication, this is likely hpv; hpv is a virus that is ssexually transmitted, and what it is known for is the potential to cause cervical cancer. That being said, the majority of women will clear the infection without issues; however, it is important to get annual screens or more frequent as long as you have atypical cells on pap. ...Read more
If I was told I have a delicate cervix did I always have it? Or is it because I am inflammed and possible infection? Could I not beable to have kids?
Antibiotics: Antibiotics after confirmation of infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes it is infection:
The cause of cervix cancer is now confirmed to be a virus called Human Papilloma virus (HPV).
There is now an effective vaccine which is recommended for all children between 11 to 13 years of age. The vaccine is highly effective in preventing this cancer and related other cancers. So all parents must know about this development which is now about 10 years old! Spread the word among your friends! ...Read more
Interesting.: Cervical cancer is caused by a virus that if left unattenddd can become cancer. But I don't suppose this is the kind of infection you were concerned about. The answer to that is no. Other kinds of infection do not become cancer. But cervical infections should be treated as they may impair your fertility later in life. ...Read more
How do I know if I have an infection after having cryosurgery of the cervix? I'm still getting some discharge.
No short ans.: After a cryo procedure you can have watery brown discharge for 4-6 weeks! After 3 weeks it should be less each week. If you have foul odor, then you may have a bacterial infection. Hopefully you were asked about risk for std before the procedure. It is not mandatory to test for std especially if you are over 26 and in a monogamous relationship, but if worried, call your doc. ...Read more
I got swabbed for some kind of infection. However, I also have a family history of cervical cancer. Will the swabs they took also look for that?
Not really: Getting swabbed for infection in association with family history of cervix Ca suggests the swab was vaginal in origin. If done by Gyn a Pap may have been requested. If ordered by infectious disease MD only cultures may be taken and no formal Pap smear performed. One would have to speak with LMD having taken the smear. ...Read more
I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend 5 days after cervical biopsy not knowing I shouldn't. What's the risk? What are the symptoms of an infection?
You'll be okay: It's unlikely this will result in any harm. If you start having increased pain or something's obviously wrong, call your physician. ...Read more
Can lymph nodes stay swollen for 7 months after mono infection. Lymph nodes are bilateral in post. Cervical area 1.3 cm or less. I touch them everyday?
Yes, not abnormal: Once inflamed and enlarged, sometimes lymph nodes never return to previous normal size. If you're otherwise well, it doesn't mean anything if you can still feel them. Anyway, repeated touching -- especially if you poke hard to find them, rub them, etc -- can cause further inflammation, keeping them large. I suggest you vow to keep your hands off for the next month. You may then find they're gone. ...Read more
Infected: Red, swollen, tender, pus drainage. Google images has wound infection images for your reference. If it is of any help, infections in the anterior neck are rare. Go see your surgeon right away. He may start you on oral antibiotics of there is a concern. In the meantime, drink orange juice or take vitamin c and zinc tablets to speed up the wound healing. ...Read more
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