Top
10
Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Vagina Infection

Share
1

1
Taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection & a couple days after I noticed swelling, itching, & discharge in my vagina. Now my symptoms seem milder. ?

Taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection  & a couple days after I noticed swelling, itching, & discharge in my vagina. Now my symptoms seem milder. ?

Yeast infection: Unfortunately, antibiotics like amoxicillin not only kill the bacteria that in your case caused the sinus infection, but also the lactobacillae present in the vagina. That in turn promoted the growth of candida, I suspect, and you ended up with a yeast infection. If your vaginal symptoms are ceasing, your lactobacilli may be recovering. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
9 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
What is the symptoms of having yeast growth in vagina before a real infection?

What is the symptoms of having yeast growth in vagina before a real infection?

Can't: For some yeast is a normal part of the vaginal flora so there are no preinfection signs. ...Read more

3

3
What are the symptoms of bacterial infection of the vagina?

What are the symptoms of bacterial infection of the vagina?

Discharge: Bacterial overgrowth in the vagina due to altered flora, bacterial vaginosis, is a more common problem than invasive bacterial infections. This entity causes vaginal discharge, that may be foul smelling, irritation, itching and may be associated with urinary infections. ...Read more

4

4
Blood is pouring from my vagina and I am not on my period, is this an infection symptom?

Blood is pouring from my vagina and I am not on my period, is this an infection symptom?

Many possibilities: There are many reasons you may bleed when your are not supposed to be on your period. An infection is on the list but not at the top. It could be something simple like missing a few birth-control pills to something more complex such as anovulation. If you are worried, you should see your Gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more

5

5
My vagina stings whenever i walk. Could this be a symptom of infection?

It could: Stinging pain in the vagina is not normal. Its possible that you have an infection; however, there are other possibilities. If its persistent, you should see your Gyn and get an exam to see if everything is OK. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

6

6
Whay is my vagina has strong fish smell? My vagina has stron fish smell i don't have any simtoms of infection is there a problem with me?

Whay is my vagina  has strong fish smell? My vagina has stron fish smell i don't have any simtoms of infection is there a problem with me?

Yes: Foul smelling discharge needs to be evaluated. The most common cause is a nonsexually transmitted overgrowth of bacteria called bacterial vaginosis. Testing for other sexually transmitted disease may need to be done as well. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
What if i lost a tampon in my vagina and could not get it out but i never had any symptoms of infection? Would my body eventually get rid of it?

What if i lost a tampon in my vagina and could not get it out but i never had any symptoms of infection? Would my body eventually get rid of it?

Lost tampon: Loosing a tampon in the vagina does happen - I have seen it before. You won't get eventually rid of it - see a health care provider who can do a speculum exam (look into your vagina) and have him/her retrieve the tampon. Don't delay. ...Read more

9

9
Are white flakey/clumpy spots on outer part of vagina a symptom of a yeast infection? Are there any other conditions that cause this?

Are white flakey/clumpy spots on outer part of vagina a symptom of a yeast infection? Are there any other conditions that cause this?

Usually yeast: This can be normal depending on where you are in your cycle, etc, but usually irritating, itchy, white clumps are a sign of a yeast infection. It's probably worth trying an over-the-counter treatment like monistat, but if it does not improve or you have pain, bleeding, fever, etc - see a doctor. ...Read more