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Need doctor's help! will intimate wash cure the vaginal yeast infection?

Need doctor's help! will intimate wash cure the vaginal yeast infection?

Is that a douche?: If yes, then the answer is no. In fact douching can be a risk factor for getting a yeast infection. ...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


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How do vaginal lubricants work to treat vaginal dryness?

How do vaginal lubricants work to treat vaginal dryness?

They lubricate: They do not treat the cause, they make it so you are lubricated. In many peri-menopausal and post menopausal women , the dryness is caused by lack of estrogen, so a small dose of vaginal estrogen twice a week can cure this problem. Sometimes lubricants are also used. If you are younger , you need to have your estrogen levels checked as they may be too low and this can be treated., so see your gyn. ...Read more

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Can empirically treating vaginal yeast infections create resistances to antifungals?

Resistance: That potential is always present. What is more disturbing, however, is that you may be using antifungal medication against conditions not really due to yeast infection. ...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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Can clotrimazole vaginal cream treat bacterial vaginosis bv?

Can clotrimazole vaginal cream treat bacterial vaginosis bv?

No.: Is is not antibacterial or protazoal. It is an antifungal agent to treat fungal/yeast infections. ...Read more

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How can you treat vaginal yeast infection?

How can you treat vaginal yeast infection?

Yeast is a beast: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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What foods can help treat utis and yeast infections?

What foods can help treat utis and yeast infections?

Acidolphilus: Or probiotics , can help prevent yeast infections in many women, and cranberry pills can help prevent urinary infections. ...Read more

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Can soap give females vaginal yeast infections?

Not usual: Soaps should not give a person a yeast infection. Diabetes or essentially a sugary environment (such as that seen with Diabetes and sugar in the urine) as well as antibiotics (which kill bacteria and can make the yeast thrive) are risk factors for yeast infections. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with non candida albican yeast infection, not sent out to determine exact yeast. Prescribed tercanazole for 7 days-how effective to cure?

Appropriate: Terconazole cream is an appropriate first-line treatment for non C. albicans vaginitis, the cure rate is likely to be high but certain percentage may be resistant, if no clinical improvement by the end of the 7 days, needs to be reevaluated. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline is treat vaginitis n cervicisis?

Can doxycycline is treat vaginitis n cervicisis?

Cervicitis: I have used Doxycycline to treat cervicitis. However vaginitis is often either bacterial vaginosis, which is usually treated with Flagyl or metrogel, and isn't sensitive to doxy. Or another type of bacterial infection which may or may not be sensitive to doxycycline. ...Read more

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Can funbact-a treat vaginal itch?

Can funbact-a treat vaginal itch?

This is an: Untifungal ; antibacterial medication. Some causes of itching are not related to infections. Recommend eval to know the cause. Causes of vaginal itching include yeast infections; vaginitis; contact w chemicals (douches, detergent, feminine spray, contraceptive foam/ jelly or ointments or creams); stress; pinworm; menopause (vaginal drying); precancerous lesions ; stress. ...Read more

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What lubricants treat vaginal dryness?

What lubricants treat vaginal dryness?

Two: For patients with vaginal dryness due to autoimmune conditions, i favor the use of astroglide or KY liquid. Avoid products with flavors or sensation enhancing substances. ...Read more

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Bv and yeast lead to infertility?

Bv and yeast lead to infertility?

Don't know: What you're asking. What is bv? Yeast, as in food products, doesn't lead to infertility; chronic yeast infections don't either. Are you thinking of gluten sensitivity? ...Read more

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What rephresh products treat BV ?

What rephresh products treat BV ?

BV: If you have BV then the best treatment is Metronidazole or Clindamycin antibiotics from your doctor. There has been a study done which did show that Rephresh successfully treated BV - http://www.rephreshgel.com/Medical-Professionals/Clinical-Studies.aspx - If your symptoms persist despite using the gel then check with your PCP for antibiotic treatment ...Read more

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Treatment for recurrent vaginitis and balanitis?

Treatment for recurrent vaginitis and balanitis?

Depends on organism: If you have recurrent vaginitis with candida and your partner has recurrent balanitis with same organism, one of you might have diabetes. Have it checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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What is vaginitis?

What is vaginitis?

Infection & other: Vagin"itis" means inflammation of the vagina; the symptoms often include abnormal discharge and irritation. It can be caused by organisms either not present there normally or present in only small numbers (yeast, trichomonas, some bacterial types). Lack of estrogen after menopause and certain autoimmune disorders can also cause a similar problem. ...Read more

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What cause gardnarela vaginitis is bad?

What cause gardnarela vaginitis is bad?

Gardnerella vaginiti: Gardnerella vaginitis is a common cause of vaginitis seen in sexually active women. It can produce a yellow to gray discharge and has a fishy odor. ...Read more

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What could cause vaginitis in children?

What could cause vaginitis in children?

Yeast: Some causes are fungal infections and retention of a foreign body. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of vaginitis?

What are the main symptoms of vaginitis?

Discharge/irritation: A vaginitis (vaginal inflammation) can, most commonly, be caused by bacteria, yeast or an organism called trichomonas. The most common symptoms are itching, burning and/or irritation, with or without a discharge and/or an odor that is unpleasent or abnormal for the patient.. Post menopausal patients may develop an atrophic vaginitis from a lack of estrogen.. ...Read more

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Can you catch vaginitis off toilet seats?

Not usually: Most often the answer is no. However, if the toilet seat is wet and trichomonas is present it is remotely possible as this particular vaginal infection goes from one warm moist place to another but usually through sexual or genital contact.. ...Read more

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Does vaginitis usually cause many symptoms?

Vaginal infections: There are many causes of vaginitis, not all of which are really infections. Some cause itching, heavy discharge, foul odor. Sometimes there are no symptoms at all. Vaginal itching is usually associated with yeast, accompanied by thick white discharge. Trichamonas causes itching and odor. Discharge and odor with no real itching is usually bacterial vaginosis, not treated, but managed. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like vaginitis go away quickly?

Yes AND no: Often times vaginitis can be cleared quickly. However, the time limiting factor is determining what is causing the inflammation. Once you know what the problem is, then you can get it fixed quickly. If the problem is more obscure, then it usually takes longer to figure it out and therefore, longer to get it cleared. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vaginitis in a child?

VAGINITIS: The child will complaint of vaginal itching, redness, urinary frequency and pain in the genital area. ...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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What is the definition or description of: vaginitis?

What is the definition or description of: vaginitis?

Vaginitis: The suffix "itis" means inflammation. The "vagin" portion refers to the vagina, so it is inflammation of the vagina. Usually (almost always) this inflammation is due to infection, and there are several different causes for infections of this area of the body. ...Read more

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Are there any ways that naturally to cure vaginitis?

Are there any ways that naturally to cure vaginitis?

Yes: The normal vaginal environment - ie a microenvironment that has low levels of bacteria and yeast/fungus - is maintained by a very high acidity level - what is called a low ph of 4. A natural method to urge the vagina to keep a very high acid level is to use borate (boric acid) capsules in the vagina (from a compounding pharmacy) can help keep the acidity at the level it needs to be. ...Read more

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Is it normal to hurt when i take ovuls for the vaginitis?

Is it normal to hurt when i take ovuls for the vaginitis?

No: If using ovules is painful, you may be having a reaction to the medication. ...Read more

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What are the different symptoms for different kinds of vaginitis?

What are the different symptoms for different kinds of vaginitis?

Multiple: Yeast infections usually cause a white thick discharge with itching, and bacterial infections usually cause a yellow to green discharge with odor. ...Read more

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I believe my wife have vaginitis but we're not 100% on it, exactly what is it?

Inflammation: "vaginitis" is a general term meaning inflammation of the vagina. Infection is one cause, but there can be others. Historically the most common infections are yeast (candidiasis, ) trichomoniasis, and bacterial vaginosis (not really an -itis.) she must be examined by a doctor to tell any more. ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the vagina that can result in ...Read more