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Ive see two gynos. Vaginal discoloration,seemingly a cyst. Herpes like symptoms as in the acheyness a single blister and odor drs said vaginitis?

Ive see two gynos. Vaginal discoloration,seemingly a cyst. Herpes like symptoms as in the acheyness a single blister and odor drs said vaginitis?

Well it sounds like: multiple things going on. I might visit dermatologist. Herpes isn't really a single blister and it can burn, itch or hurt not really achy and color can be anything so see derm for answers ...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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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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Does vaginitis usually cause many symptoms?

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?

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?

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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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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What are the typical symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

What are the typical symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

Odor, discharge: A "fishy" odor is the single most diagnostic symptom of bv, usually accompanied by a thin greyish white discharge. It does not usually cause itching or irritation. It may be more noticeable after sex. Many women have BV but have no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with trichomonas vaginitis?

What are the symptoms associated with trichomonas vaginitis?

Trichomoniasis: S an std caused by the trichomonas vaginalis parasite. Approximately 70% of people w trichomoniaisis infection are asymptomatic. Men can experience penile discharge, burning after urination, discomfort after ejaculation ; itching/ sensitivity of urethra. A trichomoniasis vaginalis parasitic infection can lead to frothing, greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge. Women may have pain w. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

Usually discharge: And odor your gyn can do an in office test or a culture to find out one way or the other. ...Read more

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SOS. Doc says I have vaginitis. The only symptom I have is feeling sore?

Vaginitis: If a doctor diagnosed this he should have treated you. If he did not call and get treatment. If this was based on Healthtap answer you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been to 2 drs. But they see no cause. I have what appears to be a vaginal cyst and its located on my clit they said vaginitis but i dont think?

I have been to 2 drs. But they see no cause. I have what appears to be a vaginal cyst and its located on my clit they said vaginitis but i dont think?

Trust your doctor: The doctors who have evaluated you could make a better diagnosis, if you have vaginitis you could develop cyst because inflammation could involve Bartholin glands and causes cyst formation. There are 2-3 other vaginal cysts which are not harmful. ...Read more

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What distinguishes symptoms between a yeast infection from BV (bacterial vaginitis)?

What distinguishes symptoms between a yeast infection from BV (bacterial vaginitis)?

See your HCP: The symptoms can frequently be similar for both, but, typically, BV is associated with a foul fishy ordor, a watery discharge that comes and goes, and itching. A yeast infection generally does not have a distinct fishy odor, but may have a thick white discharge and itching associated with it. Many times, vaginal dryness is the first indication of a yeast infection. See your hcp for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have to pee every 5 minutes i'm in the middle of menopause and nobody can figure out what it is its not vaginitis I have no symptoms of that help?

You most likely: Estrogen deficiency of the vagina and the lower 1/3 of the bladder and urethra are also estrogen dependent, assuming u do not have a bladder or urethra infection, so please see your gyn for an exam and for vaginal estrogen therapy, you may also have urge incontinence or irritable bladder and u may have interstital cystitis so your gyn can refer u to a urogynecologist or a urologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure BV and yeast with probiotic capsules alone. I've been treated twice for vaginitis and still have symptoms.

Is it possible to cure BV and yeast with probiotic capsules alone.  I've been treated twice for vaginitis and still have symptoms.

Anything possible: But exceedingly unlikely. If you are getting recurrence of BV you may want to have your partner apply antibiotic ointment or cream to the surface of his penis. He may be recolonizing you. There are no proven "natural" ways to address this. Probiotics are certainly not bad, will change the character of your stools, and may even inhibit recurrence but are not curative. ...Read more

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I think i have a yeast infection my symptoms are chunky white discharge a little vaginitis and discomfort. I don't have insurance 4 dr what can i do?

I think i have a yeast infection my symptoms are chunky white discharge a little vaginitis and discomfort. I don't have insurance 4 dr what can i do?

There is an: over-the-counter treatment called Monistat. You can get that and use it. However, if it doesn't resolve your symptoms, you will need to figure out how to see a doctor. ...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