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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the vagina that can result in discharge, itching, and pain. The cause is usually a change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria or an infection. Reduced estrogen levels after menopause and some skin disorders ...Read more


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Can urinary tract infection cause vaginitis with symptoms of vaginal and vulva itch and soreness?

Can urinary tract infection cause vaginitis with symptoms of vaginal and vulva itch and soreness?

No: But the antibiotics used to treat utis can lead to vaginal yeast infections which would cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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How to treat irregular surface of labia majora due to vaginitis? It is like rash but not red in colour. Doctor said in have vaginal yeast infection.

How to treat irregular surface of labia majora due to vaginitis? It is like rash but not red in colour. Doctor said in have vaginal yeast infection.

Yeast infection: Did the doctor treat you? There are numerous otc products to help with this. If you cannot communicate with your doctor, perhaps your pharmacist will assist. A topical steroid along with the antifungal may be beneficial. ...Read more

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Vaginitis or something else? I have been battling vaginal "infections" for the last couple years. My symptoms have been greenish color in discharge, randomly. Vaginal dryness, burning and pain during urination and on the vulvar area. Will usually be reliv

Vaginitis or something else? I have been battling vaginal "infections" for the last couple years. My symptoms have been greenish color in discharge, randomly. Vaginal dryness, burning and pain during urination and on the vulvar area. Will usually be reliv

Ask: Ask your doctor to perform a vaginal bacterial dna test. This test is usually done when persistent/chronic vaginitis is an issue. It will detect rare types bacteria that can cause vaginitis. You should also be reevaluated for the lesion on your vulva. A biopsy may be in order. Lastly, has your doctor considered vulvodynia or paget's disease of the vulva? If not, please inquire.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Shaved 3 days ago. Noticed tiny, red, soft bumps on labia majora by thigh, not in group/spread out, are absolutely painless even when I pick. What is it?

Shaved 3 days ago. Noticed tiny, red, soft bumps on labia majora by thigh, not in group/spread out, are absolutely painless even when I pick. What is it?

Minor folliculitis: May be minor folliculitis that occurred from shaving. That is to say, you irritated the hair follicle by shaving. Using a good shaving prep foam/lotion is important and a sensitive razor can help decrease the incidence of this irritation. Waxing may be better as well if you can tolerate it. (do not lick at them)...Best wishes. ...Read more

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10/20 guy1 boxer wet w/precum touch outer vulva in stand position. 10/22 sex w/guy2. 8wk U/S say conceive 10/27. Chances guy 1? Need it to be guy 2!

10/20 guy1 boxer wet w/precum touch outer vulva in stand position. 10/22 sex w/guy2. 8wk U/S say conceive 10/27. Chances guy 1? Need it to be guy 2!

Second Guy: You can breathe easy. Only one man had sperm inside of your vagina. Second, sperm only live for five days after being deposited "INSIDE" of the vagina making the conception of your new baby from father number two. ...Read more

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How do I heal a cut on my vulva?

How do I heal a cut on my vulva?

Natural healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Can you get vaginitis from nuvaring?

Can you get vaginitis from nuvaring?

YES: Iud is a foreign object that can cause bleeding and infection. ...Read more

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Can I use bacitracin for my vaginitis?

Can I use bacitracin for my vaginitis?

No: Backtracking is for gram positive bacteria and vaginitis is caused by other bacteria and yeast infection. You need a slide and culture done with an exam. ...Read more

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Dark discoloration in vulva has me worried. What is it?

Dark discoloration in vulva has me worried. What is it?

Have a GYN exam: This is something that your gyn must see and if necessary biopsy to determine what it is. ...Read more

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If boyfriend has prostatitis, do I need to be checked for vaginitis?

If boyfriend has prostatitis, do I need to be checked for vaginitis?

Prostatitis & STDs?: The best answer is yes. Prostatitis can be associated with some germs that are sexually transmitted including both gardnerella vaginalis and trichomonas. The other concern is that if one sexually transmitted germ is present, there may be another. It never hurts to be safe and get checked. ...Read more

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Can implanon cause vaginitis?

Can implanon cause vaginitis?

Vaginitis: Implanon it self will not cause vaginitis. Vaginitis is caused by an imbalance in the bacteria of the vagina. ...Read more

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Does vaginitis affect periods?

Not normally.: Please see your doctor for this issue. ...Read more

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Can I use neosporin on my vulva?

Can I use neosporin on my vulva?

Neosporin: Not only would I not use neosporin on the volvo are areas but I would not use neosporin. The neomycin in this medicine is potentially sensitizing and can cause an allergic rash. ...Read more

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What to use to clean vulva n anus?

What to use to clean vulva n anus?

Soap and water: Soap and water is all you need. Use this everyday. Always wipe from front to back. Use toilet paper after each visit to the toilet. ...Read more

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Who can treat angiokeratomas on vulva?

Easy to Rx: A physician with an electrosurgery or laser setup can handle these. You are also free to keep them; it's a personal choice whether you have them removed. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant if I have vaginitis?

Can I get pregnant if I have vaginitis?

Yes: Despite having this condition, you can still get pregnant without the appropriate birth control measures. ...Read more

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How common is vulva purplish discoloration?

How common is vulva purplish discoloration?

Very common: Purplish or bluish pigmentation of the labia, especially the labia minora is quite common and is considered a normal variation. ...Read more

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What is difference between vulva and vagins?

What is difference between vulva and vagins?

Outside vs inside: The vulva consists of the labia (big and small) and the external genitalia. The vagina is inside the vulva (inside the body) where the cervix can be found. ...Read more

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I have severe vulva itching :' (, what to do?

I have severe vulva itching :' (, what to do?

Vulvar itching: There are several possible causes for intense vulvar itching. A complete history and exam would be able to tell cause and proper treatment. Possibilities include infections and various skin conditions. ...Read more

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Is it possible for vaginitis to affect periods?

Is it possible for vaginitis to affect periods?

Opposite is true: Having a vaginal infection should not change your period. Having vaginal bleeding can worsen a vaginal infection though. Bacterial vaginisis for example is more noticeable when blood is present. The fishy odor will be more profound. ...Read more

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What to use on vulva on days that you don't use replens.

What to use on vulva on days that you don't use replens.

Unclear: It is not requirement to use products on the vulva. If you are using replens because of vaginal dryness you may want to discuss options with your doctor. Vaginal Estrogen can be helpful for some. Osphena is an oral medication that can help many. See your doctor or schedule a virtual visit to discuss your options ...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


Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more