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How to get rid of chronic vaginal infection I hve taken cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) and still having it?

How to get rid of chronic vaginal infection I hve taken cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) and still having it?

Get tested: Needs more information. First of all all infections could not be treated by cleocin (clindamycin phosphate).
Second, how old are you? Did you ever had a traumatic delivery?
Please talk to pcp. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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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How do I get rid of a vaginal infection at home?

How do I get rid of a vaginal infection at home?

You don't: Unless it is a yeast infection, u can get otc yeast meds, you need to see yoru gyn for proper diagnosis and treatment as many diff bacteria can cause an infection and u can have yeast and bacteria at the same time, u can get on pro-biotics to help prevent infections but probiotics or acidolphilus pills will not treat the infection. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection?!?!?!? Help!

How do you get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection?!?!?!? Help!

Vaginal infection: I would recommend you follow up with a physician. There are many different types of vaginal infections and the treatments can vary. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies to get rid of an vaginal infection?

Is there any home remedies to get rid of an vaginal infection?

The type of: Vaginal infection needs to be determined in order to develop a treatment plan. One might have fungal, viral or bacterial infections - and each requires a different medication approach. Recommend med eval. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a vaginal bacterial infection. And how long do they last.?

How do I get rid of a vaginal bacterial infection. And how long do they last.?

Bacterial vaginosis: There are many different kinds of vaginal bacteria growing in your vagina which are normal and actually protect you. However, bacterial vaginosis (bv for short) is caused by an imbalance of these different kinds of bacteria. The most common is an overgrowth of gardnerella vaginalis. You may have a frothy fishy discharge, partic after sex. Treat with antibiotics. See an ob/gyn. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a vaginal bacterial infection the natural way?

How can you get rid of a vaginal bacterial infection the natural way?

Better to use script: Meds because you could have many diff causes and one or more than one bacteria at teh same time, which will require specific treatmant and u can make sure u have benign BV and not BV with an std so see your gyn for cultures, natural good for some things, not this. ...Read more

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I'm 25 and I always suffer from vaginal infections right after my period, what should I do to get rid of it? I cannot tolerate it.

Vag infections: It would be nice to know what type of infection you're suffering from. Is it yeast or bacterial vaginosis? You need to know that because treatment will depend on the type of infection you're struggling with. It may be that birth control pills may help if there's a hormonal component. Also, there vaginal probiotic supplements that can be tried, but you will need to know what infection is responsibl. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection without a doctor? Any home remedies? Easy and short or long or hard ill try it! Help!

Is there a way to get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection without a doctor? Any home remedies? Easy and short or long or hard ill try it! Help!

Vaginal infection: Not unless you have a yeast infection, which can be treated by otc meds. If you have a bacterial or infection otherwise, you need to go see a doctor. Go with your mother or a trusted female friend. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection without a doctor? Like any home remedies? Fast and easy or long and hard? U need help!

Is there a way to get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection without a doctor? Like any home remedies? Fast and easy or long and hard? U need help!

Antibiotics: First you have to make sure by getting a vaginal test that it is bacterial infection, if it is picking an infection you have to finish appropriate antibiotic course. ...Read more

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Hi I have a vaginal infection that seem to be hard to get rid of its yellow discharge with bad sour smell what is it called an is there a treatment?

Hi I have a vaginal infection that seem to be hard to get rid of its yellow discharge with bad sour smell what is it called an is there a treatment?

Vaginal discharge: This condition does not sound like a yeast infection--more likely it sounds like a bacterial vaginosis or perhaps trichimnonas--both treated and cured with antibiotics. See your pcp. ...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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What can I do to get rid of vaginal thrush infection?

What can I do to get rid of vaginal thrush infection?

Probiotics: Are helpful. So is monistat. Decreasing acidic foods and increasing alkaline foods can help too (like more avocado, cucumber, celery).

If you have tried those things, then see your gyn for a stronger thrush medicine. ...Read more

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What can happen if I cannot get rid of vaginal yeast infection?

What can happen if I cannot get rid of vaginal yeast infection?

Irritation: If over the counter agents are not working, see your ob/gyn for more help. There may be other problems leading to the infection or a resistant strain of yeast. Most yeast infections are self limited. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of vaginal discharge from a yeast infection?

Some options: You can try otc products or your physician can order an oral antifungal like diflucan. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of a bad vaginal yeast infection?

Can try oral meds: If you failed monistat-type therapy, I think it may be time for pill based. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of hemmaroids? And why does it cause infection in vaginal area?

Hemorrhoid cream: There are multiple over the counter hemorrhoid creams available. Treating underlying constipation is key. In some cases surgery is needed. There is no relationship between hemorrhoids and vaginal infections so that needs to be evaluated separately. ...Read more

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I think I have vaginal candidiasis aka yeast infection. What are the steps needed to get rid of this?

I think I have vaginal candidiasis aka yeast infection. What are the steps needed to get rid of this?

C Ur GYN 4 Rx: There r vaginal suppositories 4 this. Used 2 b by rx only but may b otc now. Check with ur gyn 1st, then pharmacist. In mouth it is thrush. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection the cream & Azo helps but I still have some vaginal pain, what can I do to get rid of it?

Vaginitis: If it is yeast infection and continue to have symptoms, you may need another course of antifungal treatment in either a cream or oral pill form. The infection could be from other causes also. You might want to have it checked out for the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What's the quickest way to get rid of a vaginal yeast infection? Since it's sunday, docs offices aren't open and i'd like to clear it up asap.

Medication: There are many many over the counter yeast medications available at any pharmacy. Head to your closest one and find the aisle with vagisil, Monistat and all the other brands. Choose your favorite brand and problem solved. ...Read more

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I took Monistat 1 (tioconazole) 5 days ago and there's still cream from it lining my vaginal walls. Is this normal? Can I get rid of this since infection is now gone

It's gone: Monistat cream from 15 days ago would be long gone. If you are still seeing stuff then you either still have yeast, BV or another infection. ...Read more

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


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