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I need help with vaginal itching?

I need help with vaginal itching?

See gynecologist: To determine the cause ; an appropriate treatment plan. 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

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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Vaginosis ok to treat with probiotics or see dr?

Vaginosis ok to treat with probiotics or see dr?

See below: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. Recurrent disease is related to colonization of your sex partner, inconsistant condom use and is halved with estrogen contraceptives. ...Read more

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Need help with my bladder problemI?

 Need help with my bladder problemI?

Water: Water is the best thing for the bladder. Cut out caffeine, alcohol, carbonated beverages and spicy foods. Urgency can occur from hyperactive receptors on bladder and stress. There are medications to help this. If leakage with coughing or sneezing occur, losing weight and kegel exercises can be helpful. If menopausal, vaginal estrogens can be helpful. ...Read more

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I need help with acne?

I need help with acne?

Many options.: Begin with benzoyl peroxide. It's effective and well tolerated for most people. Start with a low strength and increase if needed. With stubborn acne, add a second product with a different active ingredient, such as salicylic acid, alpha-hydroxy acid, or sulfur. But do see a dermatologist; in the long run it's way cheaper than trying all those "miracle" non-prescription concoctions. ...Read more

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Can keflex help with a uti?

Can keflex help with a uti?

Yes: Depends on the type of bacteria so one should check the culture result and antibiotic sensitivities. ...Read more

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What antibiotic help with bacteria vaginitis?

What antibiotic help with bacteria vaginitis?

Infections: Antibiotics are chosen based on the identity if the bug causing the infection. One does not just assume the diagnosis. At least in general. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will melotonin help with sinuses?

Need doctor's help! will melotonin help with sinuses?

No: Melatonin is of no benefit directly with the sinuses. It might help you sleep better and if lack of sleep is contributing to your sinus problem then it could help. ...Read more

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Could detoxification help with vaginal odors/infections?

Could detoxification help with vaginal odors/infections?

Detox from what?: If you mean "cleansing" regimens with diet, juices, fasting, enemas and the like, my opinion is a definite no. Vaginal odors are generally from lack of the "good" bacteria that inhabit the vagina and overgrowth of "bad" bacteria. Your gyn provider can help advise you about use of probiotics that might restore the balance, treat any possible infections, and advise you about safe products to help. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will mycolog cream make vaginal burning worse?

Not usually: Mycolog cream is usually very soothing. It shouldn't make your burning worse. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you please help to maintain better vaginal hygene?

Can you please help to maintain better vaginal hygene?

Diet: A lot of time what a woman eats can affect her vaginal flora. Also exercise and overall health. If a woman has diabetes, that can affect vagina as well. Ideally the vagina has a ph of 3.6 - 4.5, the same acidity of a glass of wine. Lactobaccilli thrive in this environment these are the good bacteria that you want to have. Some women try probiotics to achieve this, either oral or vaginal tablet. ...Read more

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Does someone with rectocele need to see gyn and GI or just gi?

Does someone with rectocele need to see gyn and GI or just gi?

Rectocele : Often causes difficulty completing bowel movements, sometimes uncomfortable sex. Consult a gyn or urogynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice with bacterial vaginosis!?

Metronidazole: A healthy vagina has special bacteria called "lactobacillus". They produce lactic acid. This prevents yeast and other types of bacteria from growing. If they get wiped out, other bacteria take over. These produce an odor. This is BV. You need an antibiotic to kill the bad bacteria and then need to restore the normal bacteria by eating yogurt (with live active cultures) or probiotics. ...Read more

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Abdominal burning and tenderness. Who can help with needed answers?

Abdominal burning and tenderness. Who can help with needed answers?

A family physician: Burning sensation in abdomen w/ tenderness can be many things. Onset, location, duration, character, aggravating factors, relieving factors, temporal factors all need to be discussed to further narrow down possible issues - at this point, could be reflux, stress, gastritis, aortic dissection or even stomach cancer.... Need more info - if pain is severe and persistent, see your physician. ...Read more

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Need help badly with anxieties?

Need help badly with anxieties?

See Dr: Hope dr has time to recommend non pharmacologic answers such as exercise, diet&relaxation techniques in addition to ssri meds first.It is so easy for us to rx drugs like valium, xanax, (alprazolam) Ativan or the like which have some degree of risk. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can replens help with vaginal dryness?

Yes: Replens is a vaginal mositurizer that is available over the counter. ...Read more

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Can a gynecologist help with anxiety medication?

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Can a gynecologist help with anxiety medication?

Anxiety meds.: Some would prescribe anxiety medications short-term but refer you to a Psychiatrist for continued treatment. ...Read more

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Need help with diet for diverticulitis and gallstones?

Need help with diet for diverticulitis and gallstones?

Will differ: Gallstones cause symptoms when they block the function of the gallbladder after eating fatty foods. Thus avoiding fatty foods like fried and high fat foods may be helpful. For diverticulitis, the blockage of diverticular sac openings is the root cause for inflammation. Avoiding constipation by eating more fiber and drinking more water, and to exercise more frequently. ...Read more

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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