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How To Treat Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina Quickly
How to differentiate symptoms of bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection? Are there skin reaction at the labia to the infection?
When uncertain -: This should be medically evaluated. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Bacterial vaginosis can present with a yellowish cloudy, white or gray discharge which has a fish-like odor. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching. ...Read more
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
Suffering with external vulva burning due to bacterial infection. On antibiotics for 3 types of bacteria, how long will it take for the skin to heal?
How long can it take the bacteria from a bladder infection to multiply and cause a kidney infection?
Hours to days: A bacterial infection in the bladder is called a lower uti. Annother term is cystitis. If the bacteria goes up the urinary tract by way of the ureters, and gets into the kidney, then you have upper tract infection thus kidney infection. It would depend on several things. If you are concerned, you should be seen rigt away. Kidney infctions can be very serious and lead to hospitalization. ...Read more
OTC products or Rx: Yeast infection can cause vaginal itching; bacterial infection can cause vaginal discharge and odor. There are many otc products you may try first (terazol, monostat, vagisil). If those don't work, then you may need to see your fp and take a dose of oral diflucan (fluconazole). The most common reason for yeast infection is oral antibiotics and bowel seeding; the oral med treats both bowel & vaginal yeast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A number of ways: Most common stds are bacterial, so sexual transmission is one way; alternatively, you can have fecal contamination if fecal matter made its way to the vaginal vault. Anything that flushes external material into the vagina, such as douching, could lead to a bacterial infection as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Vaginal bacteria infection leads to infertility?Is it true?What time it will take to cure vaginal bacterial infection?
Variable: Yes, some vaginal infections, particularly gonorrhea with pid, non-gonococcal infection (chlamydia, etc.) and others can potentially cause infertility. The time necessary to treat these will depend upon what you have. Go and see a doctor and be fully evaluated. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
STDs: There are twelve common stds. Each of them have their own signs and symptoms. Which one are you unsure about? ...Read more
Antibiotics; time: Bacterial infections of the eyes are treated with antibiotics specific for the likely causal organism, whereas viral infections are ordinarily managed with irrigation, cleansing the eyelids, artificial tears, decongestants, and occassional antiinflammatory agents like steroids for complicated keratitis. Specific viral infections like herpes simplex have antiviral medications for treatment. ...Read more
What is the cause of yeast infection? How can you get yeast infection? Is it an STD type disease?
Opportunist germ: Yeast infection come from the spores (seeds) of the yeast that are present all around us.Yeast makes up at least 5% of the dry weight of your poo & self contamination of the tissues surrounding the genitals is always possible. After spores come in contact with moist irritated skin, they can live off the serum oozing from that irritation & produce a rash. They don't require sex for their spread. ...Read more
Can a yeast infection go to your kidneys? if so, what kind of illness can the kidneys get? can a yeast infection enter the blood stream?
Yeast infection: Are you referring to female vaginal/genital yeast infection? And if it can spread to kidneys and blood? If yes, then your answer is no! vaginal yeast infection is a localized benign disease and does not spread! BUT kidneys and blood can get infected by fungal diseases rarely in immunocompromised patients or in patients with long term intravenous accesses/lines, or with long term Foley catheters! ...Read more
How can u get the antibiotics prescribe to me without going to the doctor..for the bacterial infection?
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