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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

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Infection (Definition)

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


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What are some common vaginal infections?

Vaginitis: The most common vaginal infections are yeast/candidal, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis (trich) and atrophic vaginitis. An exam and simple testing can tell what is causing a vaginal infection or if it is something else. ...Read more

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Is sex safe when you have the common vaginal infection?

Is sex safe when you have the common vaginal infection?

Not recommended: It could causevaginal or vulvar or penile irritation and if you have an undiagnosed std you could get an infection, and for most people it would not be pleasant, get it treated and then ahve sex that is what i would recommend. ...Read more

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Is it common for many woman to get any kind of vaginal infection?

Is it common for many woman to get any kind of vaginal infection?

Vaginal infection: There are many types of vaginal infections and many women may acquire these. It would not be likely for a man to get vaginal infections. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal infections?

What causes vaginal infections?

Several causes: Vaginal infections can be caused by a variety of organisms. The most common is yeast. Other causes include bacteria (bacterial vaginosis), trichomonas, and herpes. ...Read more

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Vaginal infection to take what medicne?

Vaginal infection to take what medicne?

See your doctor: There are many types of vaginal infections, and you need to see a doctor to determine if you have an infection, what type it is, and what the proper treatment would be. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is having a vaginal infection dangerous?

It depends: Depends on what type of infection it is. Yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis are not dangerous, but can get pretty uncomfortable if not treated. But infections like gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis are very dangerous if left untreated and can lead to serious complications. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a vaginal infection?

What are symptoms of a vaginal infection?

-itis or -osis: Vaginitis is inflammaiton of vagina & can be due to infection, inflammation or a change in the normal flora. Symptoms usually are a discharge, odor, itching, spotting, burning, irritation to vag pain (esp w/sex or w/urination. Most common causes are bacterial, candida (yeast) or trichomonas but bubble bath, topical agents /sprays can cause irritation as can foreign bodies (retained tampon). ...Read more

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How to know if I have a vaginal infection?

Med eval: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge & problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then It is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation & accurate assessment. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a vaginal infection ?

Med eval.: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge & problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then It is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation & accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a vaginal infection?

What are the symptoms of a vaginal infection?

Depends: Depends on the infction.-sx can be with vagina discharge, odor or itching. ...Read more

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What happens if a vaginal infection goes untreated?

More symptoms: Vaginal symptoms may worsen which may be more irritating than dangerous. However, what is considered a vaginal infection may not be the case. If persistent, examination is indicated to rule out more serious problems. In addition, cervical lesions may induce vaginal infections. ...Read more

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What is gardnarella vaginal infection?

What is gardnarella vaginal infection?

"Vaginosis": The gardnerella bacteria is the most common pathogen. Easily treated with antibiotics. Douching is not recommended! ...Read more

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Can astragalus cure vaginal infection?

NO Astragalus data: Astragalus root is a chinese herbal remedy used to improve immune function. There is absolutely no data (controlled clinical trials) to say that it will help with a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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Can lubricant lead to vaginal infection?

Possibly: If you have an allergy or if the lubricant alters the bacteria of your vagina, an infection may occur. In general, over the counter vaginal lubricants are very safe to use and infection is not common as a result of their use. ...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


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