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How To Prevent Vaginitis
Recurrent BV: After initial therapy, most women with a history of recurrent BV benefit from suppressive therapy to remain symptom-free. Any patient with more than 3 documented episodes of BV in the previous 12 months should be offered a long-term maintenance regimen consisting of Metronidazole gel. Some studies have shown a decreased recurrence with use of condoms or periods of abstinence. ...Read more
I'm almost positive that I have vaginitis because i had unprotected sex. Could that prevent pregnancy?
I am positive that I have vaginitis , and i had unprotected sex . Could that prevent pregnancy, what to do?
Treating partner: Improve personal hygiene and treating partner.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Had a diarrhea accident in my pants and now wondering how to prevent possible UTI or vaginal infections. 53 yrs old female in good medical health, post menopausal. Started drinking lots of fluid and cranberry juice. Any other ideas. My doc said wait until
I : I agree with your doctor. This incident does not necessarily mean you will get a vaginal or urinary tract infection. There is a possibility that harmful bacteria present in the diarrhea did not enter the vaginal or urinary tract. So like your doctor, i agree that you should wait for symptoms to occur. For example a UTI can cause burning with urination, frequency, lower abdominal pain, and even fever. While a vaginal bacteriainfection usually presents with a vaginal discharge with a foul odor and irritation. If any of the above occur please see your doctor. I wish you well. ...Read more
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