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Does exposure to microorganisms in vaginal canal cause sepsis?

Does exposure to microorganisms in vaginal canal cause sepsis?

Generally not to you: Unless there is a wound that is open present. Usually your immune system will take care of it. Wounds in the canal heal quickly. Now, for a baby that has passed through the vaginal canal, during birth, sepsis is more likely. Especially due to an organism called group b strep. We usually test mothers for this during pregnancy and at delivery. If positive, they are given antibiotics to protect baby. ...Read more

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Infection In The Blood (Definition)

Sepsis is a condition in which a person has a blood infection, usually caused by bacteria. The bacteria get into the bloodstream and are spread all over the body. The infection plus the immune system's response to it causes the symptoms of sepsis, which include fever, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, high white ...Read more


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I took Plan B a week ago after the condom stayed inside my vaginal canal and my partner ejaculated inside now I have a light brown discharge ??

I took Plan B a week ago after the condom stayed inside my vaginal canal and my partner ejaculated inside now I have a light brown discharge ??

Plan B: After taking plan b one can expect abnormal bleeding for the next month. Plan b is a hormone and it will effect your bleeding just like any estrogen and progesterone will. I suggest you take a pregnancy test in 4 weeks. Also you may have a vaginal infection. If the abnormal bleeding continues please go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Poo coming out of vaginal canal?

Poo coming out of vaginal canal?

Fistula: There is some passage or canal formed between intestine and vagina called rectovaginal fistula. See a surgeon and good luck. ...Read more

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If you have cancer of the vaginal canal, will smoking worsen it?

If you have cancer of the vaginal canal, will smoking worsen it?

Yes: Smoking decreases your body's ability to fight cancer-causing virusal infections. Smoking also impedes healing of tissues involved with surgery of excision of vaginal cancers. Smoking can only make the problem worse...And is a risk factor for recurrence. ...Read more

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I too have white lil chunks inside my vaginal canal? There's no smell no itching no burning my dr treated me for yeast didn't work? What else?

I too have white lil chunks inside my vaginal canal? There's no smell no itching no burning my dr treated me for yeast didn't work? What else?

Yeast treatment: doesn't always work the first time round. Let your provider know. One option is a vaginal cream, ointment, suppository for several days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Some people require maintenance tx. Physician could prescribe Diflucan (fluconazole) which is an oral antifungal medication that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more

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Sepsis (Definition)

Sepsis occurs as a result of body's abnormal response to severe infection. Manifestation of sepsis include fever, rapid heart rate and rapid breathing. Blood work will reveal elevation of ...Read more


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Septic Shock (Definition)

Septic shock is a condition of inflammation throughout the body caused by a severe infection that can lead to fever, low blood pressure, and the ...Read more