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Infection In Vagina
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
Infection sxs.: Hello. Possible indicators of a vaginal infection include: odor, discharge, redness, itching, pain or discomfort with urination. If you have not been treated for these symptoms previously, then evaluation by your gynecologist or family doctor would be helpful. Take care. ...Read more
I had white looking stuff come out of my vagina today but i don't have no kind of infection what could this be?
Since i was told my vagina has fallen I have had so many infections..If i get it tact back up could the infections lesson or go away completely?
Not a good idea: It's easier and better to go to the doctor, and have the infection identified, to know whether it's yeast or bacterial. So you know how to take care of the infection. Using garlic on any inflamed area that has potential infection maybe cause further irritation, and inflammation of the mucous membranes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My vagina isnt pink but i am a virgin..its purple..i dont have any infection or problems.is it normal i m 22?
I've let my dog lick my vagina before. (I tried pushing her away) I washed after.. Can my dog or I get an infection?
Not recommended: Mucous membranes don't have a protective (tough) layer of skin over them (such as a hand). The genital tract qualifies as a mucous membrane because it's moist. As such, it's somewhat easier for germs to pass across from the outside world. You don't know what your dog might have licked before it came near you. You did the right thing which is to wash afterwards. Luckily, overall your risks are low ...Read more
Are sea sponge tampons safe? If I get baby bits of sea sponge stuck in my vagina, can I get an infection of any kind?
I don't trust them.: There has been some question of the cleanliness or safety of sea sponges. They were banned as menstrual products in 1981 after the university of iowa found sand, grit, bacteria, and other pollutants within sea sponges. And there has been at least one case of toxic shock syndrome associated with sea sponges. ...Read more