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Is it possible for vaginitis to affect periods?

Is it possible for vaginitis to affect periods?

Opposite is true: Having a vaginal infection should not change your period. Having vaginal bleeding can worsen a vaginal infection though. Bacterial vaginisis for example is more noticeable when blood is present. The fishy odor will be more profound. ...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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Does vaginitis affect periods?

Does vaginitis affect periods?

Not normally.: Please see your doctor for this issue. ...Read more

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Can Bacteria Vaginitis delay period?

Can Bacteria Vaginitis delay period?

BV: Typically, one would not blame a late period on BV. First thing to do is check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Will my vaginitis cream work even if I'm on my period?

Will my vaginitis cream work even if I'm on my period?

LESS EFFECTIVE: If you are having a heavy period the medicine will mostly come out with the blood. A light period or spotting, the cream might have a graeter effect. Probably getting yourself rechecked after your period if symptoms to not improve would be warrented. ...Read more

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Without being sexually active, how can one have vaginitis? And does it occur days after period ends? Natural cures available? Possible risks bc of it?

Yes, yes, . ..and yes: Vaginitis =inflammation or infection of the vaginal tissues can be caused by chemical agents or inflammatory conditions or by perineal-anal microbes like bacterias, viruses, fungi etc. Without "being sexually active". It may occur days after period ends. Depending on its cause, "natural cures are available" or specific treatments can be offered to reduce discomfort and sexual or obstetrical risks ...Read more

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I had vaginitis, I got medicine for it. My Depakote causes it. I only have it when I got my period. I notice a small odor+things floating in urine?

I had vaginitis, I got medicine for it. My Depakote causes it. I only have it when I got my period. I notice a small odor+things floating in urine?

I am not sure: About your Depakote deduction. Vaginitis is caused by bacteria from the colon colonizing the vagina. Blood happens to help these bacteria along. Watch the thong, it's like a wick going back to front. Use of metronizadole vaginal after menses should help the odor by killing the bacteria. Limiting flow with the pill may help. ...Read more

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Some months ago I was taking Contraceptive LD non-stop and I was using vaginal cream for vaginitis beside and suddenly I got period. Can you explain it?

Some months ago I was taking Contraceptive LD non-stop and I was using vaginal cream for vaginitis beside and suddenly I got period. Can you explain it?

Not unusual: When you take lose estrogen dose birth control pills, then it is not uncommon to get a period or break through bleeding as we more commonly call it. You may have to switch to a different regimen. The vaginal cream most likely does not have anything to do with it unless you are getting a pelvic infection spreading to your uterus, tubes and ovaries. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a male to carry trichomonisis vaginitis for a long period of time without it being detected even with periodic STD tests?

Is it possible for a male to carry trichomonisis vaginitis for a long period of time without it being detected even with periodic STD tests?

Yes.: It is possible. Trich is a common std that usually presents with symptoms, but not necessarily. If your partner says or thinks they have trich, both of you should be tested. ...Read more

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Do vaginal infections cause you to miss a period? Isn't smelly or itchy or painful either. Can infections cause a missed period?

Do vaginal infections cause you to miss a period? Isn't smelly or itchy or painful either. Can infections cause a missed period?

Although vaginal: Infections don't usually cause a female to miss her period - the stress of more generalized body infections may. ...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.

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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What can I use for vaginitis if I don't have a doctor?

Get a doctor: You don't want to start using products to treat something without a specific diagnosis. You could cause allergic reactions to develop that will make the situation worse. Best to go to a local walk-in clinic for evaluation. ...Read more

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How many women can't keep their vaginitis away?

How many women can't keep their vaginitis away?

Depends: Depends on the cause. There are some patients whom have issues with recurrent infectious (bacterial or yeast) vaginitis. This may require long term therapy. But not all vaginitis is from infections. There are other inflammatory or hormonally related vaginitis. Recommend evaluation with a gynecologist especially one that speciallizes in chronic vaginitis or vulvodynia ...Read more

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I had bacterial vaginitis and I don't really have pleasing sensations and it hurts for sex. Can someone tell me why or what could be wrong? : (

Depends: Have you been tested to see that infection has cleared up? Vaginal infections can cause tissue dryness, and irritation. In addition the muscles in the pelvis can spasm to splint against an irritant. This spasm can add to pain with intercourse. See a gyn or urogynecologist for further assessment ...Read more

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I think I have vaginitis, my last exam I was prescribed oral meds, but had an allergic reaction so didn't finish. Can some1 else prescribe something?

I think I have vaginitis, my last exam I was prescribed oral meds, but had an allergic reaction so didn't finish. Can some1 else prescribe something?

Vaginal inserts: There are antibiotics that come as vaginal inserts. Depending on what infection you have, it's possible that can be prescribed instead. ...Read more

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Can you get vaginitis from nuvaring?

Can you get vaginitis from nuvaring?

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

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Can I use bacitracin for my vaginitis?

No: Backtracking is for gram positive bacteria and vaginitis is caused by other bacteria and yeast infection. You need a slide and culture done with an exam. ...Read more

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If boyfriend has prostatitis, do I need to be checked for vaginitis?

If boyfriend has prostatitis, do I need to be checked for vaginitis?

Prostatitis & STDs?: The best answer is yes. Prostatitis can be associated with some germs that are sexually transmitted including both gardnerella vaginalis and trichomonas. The other concern is that if one sexually transmitted germ is present, there may be another. It never hurts to be safe and get checked. ...Read more

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Can implanon cause vaginitis?

Can implanon cause vaginitis?

Vaginitis: Implanon it self will not cause vaginitis. Vaginitis is caused by an imbalance in the bacteria of the vagina. ...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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Is there a cure for vaginal vaginitis?

It depends...: What is causing the vaginitis. There are cures for many (but not all) causes of vaginitis. ...Read more

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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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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

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What are the tests for trichomonas vaginitis?

Microscope exam: Your doctor will take a sample of vaginal fluid with a swab and look at it under the microscope. The trichomonas organisms are visible under magnification. ...Read more

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What should I use as home remedy for vaginitis?

One I use: I have on occasiona suggested organic (homemade mostly) plain yogurt douches. Basically homemade plain yogurt thinned out with sterile water and then placed in the vagina like you would with a vinegar douche. The yogurt has lactobacillus, which is the good vaginal bacteria. ...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