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Doctors, what are the symptoms and treatment for baterial vaginosis?

Doctors, what are the symptoms and treatment for baterial vaginosis?

BV: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal complaint in women affecting 29% of women in the U.S. BV is referred to as nonspecific vaginitis and is a condition that can produce vaginal discharge that results from an overgrowth of certain kinds of bacteria in the vagina. BV is not dangerous, but it can cause disturbing symptoms of odor, discharge and itching. Rx is antibiotics-vaginal or PO. ...Read more

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Sign and symptoms of amoebiasis and treatment?

Sign and symptoms of amoebiasis and treatment?

Amoebiasis: Of the 10% to 20% of people who become symptomatic from e. Histolytica infection it is usually mild with loose stool, abdominal pain & cramping. In more serious cases of dysentery there is bloody diarrhea, fever & abdominal pain. There are cases where it has spread to the liver, lungs & brain. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the etiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment of trichomonas vaginalis?

What is the etiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment of trichomonas vaginalis?

Sexually transmitted: Also called trich, is sexually transmitted vaginal infection by single cell protozoan parasite called trichomonas vaginalis only women feel the symptoms most of the time, itching, burning in vagina, discomfort during intercourse, yellow green discharge sometimes, rarely pain in lower abdomen treatment with Flagyl and both partners need to be treated to prevent recurrences. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with urethritis but tested negative for UTI and stds. What other possible causes/treatments?

Diagnosed with urethritis but tested negative for UTI and stds. What other possible causes/treatments?

Ureaplasma or viral: Non-specific urethritis (NSU). These organisms are notoriously difficult to identify. Discuss with your Dr., ureaplasma respond to Erythromycin type of antibiotics. Viral urethritis is treated symptomatically. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) can relieve the burning sensation. Probiotics e.g live culture yogurt or lactobacillus may help ...Read more

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Need signs and symptoms of bacterial infection?

Need signs and symptoms of bacterial infection?

Location?: You will need to be more specific as to which area of the body you are referring to. One of us can then give you a good answer to your question. Bacteria causes different signs and symptoms in different locations of the body. ...Read more

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Urinary tract infection symptoms continue after treatment. What are good treatments for this?

Urinary tract infection symptoms continue after treatment. What are good treatments for this?

Double check: Make sure the infection is cleared with another urine analysis and culture. This is the most common cause of persistent symptoms. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) helps with acute symptoms but it is not for chronic use. It is possible with a severe infection that there is significant bladder inflammation that takes a while to resolve but i would bet persistent infection with a bacteria resistant to original antibiotic. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for chlamydia?

What are the symptoms for chlamydia?

Chlamidia: Chlamidia is a silent infection in many cases. Many women do not know they have it unless they have a test in the doctor's office. When symptomatic, it can cause an abnormal vaginal discharge, burning with urination, pelvic pain or abdominal pain, pelvic inflammatory disease ( also called pid with pain, fever or chills, vaginal discharge). It can cause infertility and a higher risk for an ectopic. ...Read more

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Symptoms signs and treatment of pneumonitist?

Symptoms signs and treatment of pneumonitist?

Pnuemonitis: Pneumonitis is a general term that refers to inflammation of lung tissue. Difficulty breathing, often accompanied by a cough, is the most common symptom along with cough, fatigue, loss of appetite, unintentional weight loss. Specialized tests are necessary to make a diagnosis. Treatment focuses on avoiding irritants and reducing inflammation. ...Read more

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Treatment and symptoms of cml?

Treatment and symptoms of cml?

Chr myeloid leukemia: CML can cause high white count with white cells in different stages of maturation, anemia and high platelet count. Fatigue, abdominal pain, early satiety from splenomegaly, bleeding diathesis, risk of infection, usually blood tests and bone marrow biopsy establishes diagnosis by virtue of having a philadelphia chromosome abnormality (translocation 9:22). Disease is highly treatable with oral drugs. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms for trichomoniasis in pregnancy?

What are signs and symptoms for trichomoniasis in pregnancy?

Smelly discharge: Women with trichomoniasis often complain about vaginal itching and a smelly discharge. The discharge is often watery and copious. Some will have no symptoms at all and it found during routine testing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chlamydia and mycoplasma?

Usually no symptoms: They are the most common cause of venereal diseases and are a common cause of muscle and joint pains, they usually have no symptoms. A chronic sore throat, red itchy eyes, light sensitivity, arthritis, headaches; spotting between periods or uterine infections, testicular pain; asthma, premature birth, pregnancy complications, chronic fatigue, muscle pain, coughing, bloody diarrhea, . ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of herpes and a yeast infection?

What are the signs and symptoms of herpes and a yeast infection?

Herpes: Herpes presents as typically painful vesicles and ulcerations. Diagnosis can be made by culturing lesion and by blood test. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for acute bacterial prostatitis from sex?

What are the treatment options for acute bacterial prostatitis from sex?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): A short course of antibiotics is best, typically Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or similar. Chronic prostatitis require 21-28 days of antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bronchitis and treatment?

What are symptoms of bronchitis and treatment?

couh ,fever: Symptoms include cough , mild fever, body aches, headache, wheezing . Treatment depends on bacteria or viral includind support med for cough , for fever , for body aches.It is best to see doctor to evaluat you and give proper med. ...Read more

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Can treatment for chlamydia and still have symptoms or still have the infection?

Can treatment for chlamydia and still have symptoms or still have the infection?

Both: You may not have 100% resolution of symptoms right after treatment is completed. But if you continued to have sex with an infected partner or if you did not take all prescribed Doxycycline then you may still have infection. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for males with an std?

What are the symptoms for males with an std?

Discharge/Burning/RA: Urethral discharge or burning while passing urine.Rash in genitalia like blisters(herpes simplex) or painless ulcer(primary syphilis)anal or genital warts(hpv), inguinal lymphadenopathy(lymphogranuloma venereum). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and treatments for lupus?

What are the symptoms and treatments for lupus?

Many: Common complaints and symptoms include fatigue, low-grade fever, loss of appetite, muscle aches, hair loss (alopecia), arthritis, ulcers of the mouth and nose, facial rash (butterfly rash), unusual sensitivity to sunlight (photosensitivity), inflammation of the lining that surrounds the lungs (pleuritis) and the heart (pericarditis), and poor circulation to the fingers with cold exposure:raynaud's. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms, causes and medications for tmj.?

What are the symptoms, causes and medications for tmj.?

Many: Meds are generally not the answer to treating tmj/tmd. I often see new patients in my office that are already heavily medicated with no results. I ethically do not tell them to ditch the meds, but i offer other alternatives like physical therapy, exercises and mouthpieces, which tend to treat the source of the problem, not mask it as meds often do. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what are testicular cancer signs or symptoms and treatment options?

I'm wondering what are testicular cancer signs or symptoms and treatment options?

Testicular mass: A mass attached to the testis, usually painless, is the first symptom / sign and probably the only one until there is severe disseminated disease. Surgery will be removal of the testis, likely followed by radiation and/or chemotherapy with the likelihood of a cure. "natural" remedies won't cure but may offer some comfort. Untreated, every cancer will eventually kill the patient. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms UTI problems and/or stds?

What are the symptoms UTI problems and/or stds?

Nothing or .....: You could have UTI or std without any symptoms. So high index of suspicion is needed. The usual symptoms for UTI are pain in the bladder area, burning when urinating, frequency, or fever/chills with backpain may suggest kidney infection. For std - there are many kinds - but look for discharge (other than white in color), odor, unusual irritation. ...Read more

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