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Symptoms Of Vagina Infection
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
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
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
My vagina is itching, i can also see white muscus inside, how can I tell if this is a yeast infection, are there any other symptoms besides itching?
Vagina has odour. Not bad smell, just strong. Can often smell it even through clothes. No other symptoms. Also moist. Arousal or infection? Or normal?
Bacterial: Sounds like it might be a bacterial imbalance. A simple test in the gyn office can check for this. ...Read more
My vagina smells like rubber can this be a yeast infection no other symptoms though. Vagina smells like rubber no other symptoms though.
Okay so I have been having symptoms of a yeast infection but I feel super tender ans swollen around and on KY vagina .... What can cause this ?
Yeast Infection: The yeast infection can cause inflammation of the walls of the vagina causing some of your symptoms. Try over the counter monistat, and is no relief, consider anti fungal tablets (fluconazole). Probiotics also help improve the vaginal balance of flora and recurrence. Make sure to wear cotton underwear and avoid excessive moisture of vaginal canal as these promote yeast growth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a thick white cottage cheese like discharge in vagina. No other symptoms of yeast infection so i don't know what it is?
Although it sounds: Like yeast - whenever uncertain - get it medically checked for proper diagnosis ; treatment plan.If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more
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