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Is there different categories for malignant vaginal diseases?

Is there different categories for malignant vaginal diseases?

Yes: Every type of cancer and precancerous lesion is broken up into stages. In the vagina the precancerous states are classified as vain (vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia) 1-3, carcinoma in-situ, then cancers staged 1-4. There are also different types of cancers that provide similar categories but different treatments. ...Read more

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Vaginal Diseases (Definition)

Vaginal diseases include anatomic, infectious, inflammatory, and cancerous ...Read more


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Are there som vaginal diseases that are not infections?

Are there som vaginal diseases that are not infections?

Yes: Growths related to DES (diethylstilbestrol) can be passed to daughters. Other cancerous and tumors with cancer potential are possibilities. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as vaginal diseases that aren't std?

Is there such thing as vaginal diseases that aren't std?

Quite a few: Bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection, atrophy at menopause and some of the skin disorders that may affect the skin elsewhere. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal disease?

What can cause vaginal disease?

Many things: Gc, chly, herpes other bacteria and viruses, it depends what kind of DX you are talking about, you should see your gyn for an exam and culture and other tests if necessary. ...Read more

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What are some common vaginal diseases?

What are some common vaginal diseases?

STD's: The most common are the std's including hpv, herpes, trichomonas, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphillis. Vagiinal yeast infections as well as bacterial vaginosis are also quite common. ...Read more

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Is it possible for vaginal diseases to be genetic?

Is it possible for vaginal diseases to be genetic?

Yes: Growths related to DES (diethylstilbestrol) can be passed to daughters. ...Read more

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What are some serious vaginal diseases that DES daughters can get and what are the symtoms?

What are some serious vaginal diseases that DES daughters can get and what are the symtoms?

Infert. And cancer: Des (diethyl-stilbestrol) was an estrogen-like drug given to pregnant women to prevent miscarriage. It causes female offspring to have uterine malformations, vaginal adenosis that can be disabling, and a rare kind of cancer, clear cell cancer of the cervix. There may not be any symptoms. Des has not been used since the 60"s. ...Read more

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What are some vaginal diseases you can get without having sex?

What are some vaginal diseases you can get without having sex?

Many: Yeast and bacterial vaginosis which can be caused by many differnet kinds of bacteria are 2 possible causes. Your gyn can do a culture and send it to teh lab to determine what you have a give you teh correct treatment for your problem. ...Read more

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What are some vaginal diseases or infections I can self treat?

What are some vaginal diseases or infections I can self treat?

Not smart to do that: The only one I would say is a vaginal yeast infection, - many over the counter meds are around to treat that, but if the symptoms do not go away you need to see your gyn because you may have something different that will need to be treated or more than 1 infection at the same time, and sometimes you can have a yeast infection and an std at the same time or the symptoms could be similar. ...Read more

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What happens if I don't go to the doctor about vaginal disease?

It depends: It depends on what's going on. If you are concerned, you should see your GYN. ...Read more

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If your partner doesn't have any aids or anything and you have a lot of unprotected sex, could you get a vaginal disease?

If your partner doesn't have any aids or anything and you have a lot of unprotected sex, could you get a vaginal disease?

STDs: It is very difficult to know what your partner has or doesn't have, and if there is any question in your mind you should be tested extensively. You can get bacterial vaginosis with or without sexual intercourse, but once you have it your partner has the potential of giving it back to you even tho you have been treated. Be careful. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge with no itching. Do I have a vaginal disease?

Vaginal discharge with no itching. Do I have a vaginal disease?

Vaginal itch.: You may have a vaginal infection without much of an itch. If there is a discharge that doesn't clear on its own then see your doctor. These will respond quickly to treatment. ...Read more

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What vaginal diseases affect pregnancy?

What vaginal diseases affect pregnancy?

There can be many: Some can affect you and some can affect the fetus. For example if you have beta strep bacteria in the vagina and don't know it, you may not have any symptoms, but it could possilly make the baby very sick when it is born. That is why all pg women get tested for beta strep toward the end of their pg, because if it is +, the mother gets antibiotics so the baby hoepfully will not get it. ...Read more

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Pls help im confused! My wife did high vaginal swab c/s is it because she take pipolar disorder medicine?

Pls help im confused! My wife did high vaginal swab c/s is it because she take pipolar disorder medicine?

STI: I don't see why there could be a connection between medications for bipolar disorder and vaginal infections. Most of the time vaginal swabs are done to detect gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, and bacterial vaginosis, which are sexually transmitted infections, or candida vaginitis. ...Read more

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What drug (s) has worked best for vaginal odor without infection?

What drug (s) has worked best for vaginal odor without infection?

Vaginal odor: Usually indicates a pH imbalance. I would recommend Boric acid vaginal inserts to correct the pH. ...Read more

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What is the medicine in vaginal fishy smell?

What is the medicine in vaginal fishy smell?

Vaginitis: There are many different types of infection that can cause a vaginal odor. It is a good idea to see a gynecologist so they can diagnose which it is and put you on the proper medication. ...Read more

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Is there a medicine you can take to prevent vaginal discharge?

Is there a medicine you can take to prevent vaginal discharge?

Anatomy ; Physiology: Nope. Just as there is not just one reason for discharge there is not just one approach. Some discharge is nature. Some is infection. Some is reaction to others. ...Read more

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I have been on penicillin medicine for 2 weeks, can it cause vaginal itching?

I have been on penicillin medicine for 2 weeks, can it cause vaginal itching?

Not directly: You may have developed secondary candidal infection from alteration of the normal bacterial flora by the penicillin. See the doctor who prescribed the pcn. ...Read more

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I have a very uncomfortable vaginal itch what pharmacy medicine is best for this?

I have a very uncomfortable vaginal itch what pharmacy medicine is best for this?

It is actually best: To have the cause of itching accurately diagnosed by a physician. If it is a yeast infection, then you will be able to recognize sxs & self-treat in the future. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine that can make loosing your virginity hurt less? Like vaginal over the counter relaxant?

Is there any medicine that can make loosing your virginity hurt less? Like vaginal over the counter relaxant?

What pain?: Grab a cup of joy, a dash of wonder, and a pound of true love. Mix that with 2 pints of sexual excitement and arousal (lots of foreplay), and all will be fine. Also, get to know one another's anatomy... both people should learn exactly where the hole is, and where it is not. The smoothest, easiest, controlled entry is to be on top of the guy, where she can adjust the penis pressure, rate, & speed. ...Read more

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From past 3 days I am having white vaginal discharge and weakness in body. What could be the problem? What medicine for food I should take?

From past 3 days I am having white vaginal discharge and weakness in body. What could be the problem? What medicine for food I should take?

See below: Is the discharge like cottage cheese? Does it have an odor? Have you been on antibiotics recently? Are you diabetic, or is there a possibility of diabetes (frequent hunger, frequent thirst, frequent urination, slow healing, lack of energy)? Best to see fp for exam & treatment. May just be yeast overgrowth but might be underlying diabetes. ...Read more

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I've had vaginal itch for three years no medicine gets rid if it or helps is. I'm desperate. What could it be? And what medicines can I take?

I've had vaginal itch for three years no medicine gets rid if it or helps is. I'm desperate. What could it be? And what medicines can I take?

Vulvar itch: There are a variety of things from infections, to skin conditions to vulvar cancer and precancer that can cause persistent itching. You actually should be seen by a gynecologist to get your diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm 25.I have itching sensation in vaginal area and it really burnt during intercourse. Can you suggest some remedies apart from the medicines? Thanks.

I'm 25.I have itching sensation in vaginal area and it really burnt during intercourse. Can you suggest some remedies apart from the medicines? Thanks.

Poss yeast infection: Vaginal itching that is worse during intercourse is a classic symptom of a yeast or candida infection, especially if your recent urinary tract infection was treated with antibiotics. Most vaginal yeast infections will respond to over the counter remedies, but you should see your doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hello Mam, I have swelling in vaginal area. Its also pain there, and itching also. First I have swelling then it disappears then again I am having this problem please suggest me medicine. Thanks?

Hello Mam, I have swelling in vaginal area. Its also pain there, and itching also. First I have swelling then it disappears then again I am having this problem please suggest me medicine. Thanks?

Yeast?: The most common cause of itching and pain in the vaginal area is yeast (Candida). There are nonprescription creams that can kill the yeast. If that doesn't work, then an exam is needed to figure it out. ...Read more

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Common medicine for vaginal infection?

Common medicine for vaginal infection?

Depends: It depends on the root cause; for example, yeast infections are treated with either topical or systemic antifungals (clotrimazole, miconazole, or fluconazole). ...Read more