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Depends: It depends on why you got it/what your symptoms are. The most common areas to be evaluated in a non-pregnant female are 1) the uterus for fibroids, 2) the endometrium for various conditions that usually result in pain or bleeding, or 3) the adnexa where the ovaries are (looking for cysts or cystic cancer). Hope this helps. ...Read more
Need more info: If you're concerned about any vaginal discharge, I will strongly recommend seeing your PCP or GYN provider for more detailed history and exam. This will enable proper diagnosis, treatment, follow up and age-appropriate preventive counseling. The discharge could be normal or a sign of infection depending other factors in play. ...Read more
You may need to: Check for a vaginal infection. If there are no other symptoms, such as vaginal itching, odor, etc. Then you may be starting irregular spotting/ periods with your hormone cycle at your age. It could be very early on, or minor spotting may be a fluke. But if it continues, you may need to see a GYN or family physician to help you regulate your cycle to be more predictable. ...Read more
Does vaginal fluid having HIV exposed to outside environment dies or not? Some Dr say yes and some no? What is this u people r confusing me.
Viral biology: You need to understand the basics of viral biology to avoid confusion. All viruses require live cells to reside inside and survive; when the host cell dies the virus gets out and quickly tries to find another live cell to enter and if none the virus will die in few min to few hrs. Vaginal fluid has fewer cells than blood. Avoid having HIV-containing fluids mixed up with your own fluids ...Read more
Local and distant:
Vaginal cancer is uncommon, it is associated with hpv infection, local lesion is usually an ulcerated mass with bleeding and invasion into surrounding tissues and lymph nodes and later spread to other organs. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/vaginal-cancer/ds00812. ...Read more
Possibly: Vaginal cancer is extremely rare, but can cause discharge, as well as non-period bleeding from the vagina and pain when you have sex. More common causes of foul odor from the vagina include a yeast infection or sexually transmitted infection. You should see a healthcare provider for evaluation and treatment of any unusual discharge or odor from the vagina! ...Read more
Not sure: Question is too general. Need to see doctor if having significant symptoms. ...Read more
Yes, in most cases: Vaginal reconstruction is usually employed to restore the vaginal anatomy that has been damaged as a result of vaginal deliveries. Many women eventually have significant symptomatic vaginal prolapse / pelvic relaxation as a result of the trauma of one or more vaginal deliveries. The surgical restoration virtually always results in improvement of the anatomy and function of the vagina. ...Read more
Vaginal atrophy is caused by lack of Estrogens in the genital area. It makes the vaginal introitus smaller and dry causing discomfort and pain during intercourse and predisposing the area to infections of the urogenital tracy. A review: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/vaginalatrophy/ds00770/dsection=symptomsvaginal dryness, vaginal burning, burning with urination, urgency with urination
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Couple weeks: Vaginal swelling will slowly improve over the first couple of weeks. Use ice packs as needed. ...Read more
Anatomy and design: Your anatomy may allow retention of the medication and the medication is designed to be somewhat adherent to the vaginal walls. ...Read more
Cottage cheese like: Usually it looks like cottage cheese and it is pruritic. But do not diagnose yourself, see your gyn. ...Read more
Does vaginal discharge increase or decrease before period? Please answer in detail what exactly happens. Thankyou
Remains same: The amount of discharge doesn't change, but the consistency is thick. If you are trying to determine if you might be pregnant, discharge isn't the best marker. If you're worried, take a pregnancy test, as that's the best marker. Discharge changes mid-cycle when it becomes thin and watery. At other ends of the cycle it is thicker. ...Read more
How many days before the start of a period does vaginal pH begin to rise? Is it normal if it's min 2-3 days before?
Diagnosed with trich, had vaginal discharge for a couple days when rest of symptoms cont'd. Does vaginal discharge always have to be associated?
See link for information on trich
http://www. Webmd. Com/sexual-conditions/guide/trichomoniasis ...Read more
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