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If dirty tub can I get fungal vaginitis?

If dirty tub can I get fungal vaginitis?

Possibly: Fungi and bacteria can reside in dirt and dark moist places. If one were to take a bath in a tub with these growing in it there is a possibility that the open mucosa of the vagina could become infected. If you are having discharge, pain, discomfort, or any bad odors this might be the case. Best bet is to see your doctor who can determine what the infection is and how to treat it. ...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


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Management of bacterial vaginitis? N also fungal vsginitis?

Management of bacterial vaginitis? N also fungal vsginitis?

Vaginitis: Moth treated with meds... Best to see your doctor for an exam and a script. ...Read more

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How to differentiate between fungal n bacterial vaginitis on history?

How to differentiate between fungal n bacterial vaginitis on history?

Discharge: Many times the symptoms are identical, and many times people are infected with both. Bv does have a fishy odor, and the discharge with yeast tends to be clumpy, but your best bet is to be seen by your dr for an exam and swab! ...Read more

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How can you get acute vaginitis?

How can you get acute vaginitis?

Vaginitis: Several possibilities. A common way to get vaginitis is by acquiring an infection during sex, that is called a sexually transmitted disease (std). You need to call your doctor for an appointment for an examination. ...Read more

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Can you get vaginitis from sharing a toilet?

Not likely: Vaginitis comes from intrusive events in the vagina - such as a penis, retained urine, toilet tissue, mucous, menstrual discharge, foreign body. Sitting on a toilet does not expose the inside of your vagina to infection. ...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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What can u take to get rid of vaginitis?

What can u take to get rid of vaginitis?

Depends: If it's yeast vaginitis then need anti-fungal, if it's bacterial vaginitis, then most typically doctors will prescribe metrogel. Make sure you know what type you are treating and then consider re-asking question. There are other types, such as atrophic (lack of estrogen) which is treated with estrogen pill, cream or ring. But at 25 years of age, I doubt that's your problem. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Besides intercourse, how can you get trichonomas vaginitis?

Besides intercourse, how can you get trichonomas vaginitis?

Clean all toys: Besides intercourse, trichomoniasis can be transmitted via sex toys. It is very important to clean any toy with the proper antiseptic or at least warm soapy water. ...Read more

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Could a female get bacterial vaginitis from a noncircumcised male?

Not usually: Women seldom get yeast or non specific bacterial vaginal infections from their partners. The exceptions are gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichamonis and then the circumcised status is immaterial. ...Read more

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How do you get vaginitis trich?

How do you get vaginitis trich?

Sexual transmission: It is transmitted via intercourse, sex play, or very rarely a very warm body of water in which you swam. Trich goes from one warm moist place to another as a protozoan entity and does not survive well outside of the body. ...Read more

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Can you get vaginitis from nuvaring?

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

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What causes a person to get bacterial vaginitis?

What causes a person to get bacterial vaginitis?

Bacteria: These happens when the balance in normal bacteria is disrupted. Decrease in lactobacilli which produces hydrogen peroxide which helps kills other bacteria is outgrown. This usually happens when there is a change in the vaginal environment. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have acute vaginitis and how can you get rid or help it?

What does it mean to have acute vaginitis and how can you get rid or help it?

Vaginitis: Douching and baths can help, Fluids and Tylenol for pain every 4 hrs. If discharge occurs, you can apply
mycolog cream twice a day. If you develop pain on urination, you would need to get a urine culture to check for bladder infection. If not better after a few days of treatment, get appt with GYN MD to check for fungal infection, more specific type of vaginitis. ...Read more

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Can I use more than one pessary and soak the one not in use to get rid of vaginitis? What solution?

No: Solution is to see a doctor and prescribe a medication to treat your vaginitis, you can take it out and clean it up with water and soap. ...Read more

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How do you get infected with bacterial vaginitis?

How do you get infected with bacterial vaginitis?

Unknown: Bv is an imbalance in the bacteria that are normally found in the vagina. The cause is not fully understood. Although not sexually transmitted, it is associated with activities that may disrupt the natural balance. For example, douching or having multiple sexual partners. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my vaginitis if the antibiotics aren't working?

How can I get rid of my vaginitis if the antibiotics aren't working?

Get exam: Vaginitis can be caused by many things, but most commonly it is caused by bacteria or fungi. If antibiotics do not work it is most likley a yeast infection. You should see your gynecologist who will do an exam and evaluation of the vaginal secretions to determine the cause and recommended treatment. ...Read more

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How long should it take for my bacterial vaginitis to get better from the oral clindamycin?

How long should it take for my bacterial vaginitis to get better from the oral clindamycin?

A few days: Usually if it is not resisitent, but I never use oral Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) in my pts as that can cause a lot of bowel problems, vaginal Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel or vag Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vag supp are much safer and usually just as effective, if it doesn't go away u need a culture by a good lab as there are 6 diff bact that can cause BV and there are a lot of other ones that can cause vaginal discharges, including some of the stdones. ...Read more

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I think I have bacterial vaginitis. I can't get to the doctor for a couple days. Will it be ok to wait?

I think I have bacterial vaginitis. I can't get to the doctor for a couple days. Will it be ok to wait?

Yes: This is an overgrowth of certain bacteria which is usually associated with a thin watery discharge and odor. If that is what you have, having to wait a few days to see your doctor would not cause any problems, but I see them as soon as you can. ...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