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Table For Bacterial Incubation Periods
Bacterial meningitis: The incubation time for bacterial spinal menigitis is typically short. Meaning in a mater of days. Bacterial in the spine or brain usually becomes clinically evident fairly quickly. ...Read more
What is the incubation period for bacterial meningitis? Mildly sore neck and headache last night when I look down. Today no headache just sore neck.
Is it possible to have the tetanus bacteria active in one’s body for an extended period of time without having death result?
Normally: Bacterial vaginosis should not prevent you from having a period. ...Read more
Hi just wonding if there anything I can take to stop my period as im going away camping tomorrow and there are not shower where we r going? Table or n
Birth control pills: You're asking now? The day before you're about to leave? Sorry but use of birth control pills to manipulate your menses (period) doesn't happen overnight. In the future, you can avoid/skip your menses by throwing away the sugar pills & starting next month's pack immediately w/o going thru week of sugar pills. In the states, seasonale & seasonique are sold to bring on menses quarterly. ...Read more
Consort treated?: Is your partner getting treated? If not, he should. ...Read more
I keep getting bacteria vagilitos and keep getting treated for it, but it keeps coming back mainly after my period. What else can I do?
Bacterial vaginosis: Don't know with what you were treated, but acidication of the vagina with a variety of different otc products may help. Your sexual partner, if male, should have an antibacterial topical preparation applied to his penis twice a day for a week or so, since although this is not considered an std he can be colonized and repopulate the vagina with the same organisms that you have just eliminated. ...Read more
Not really: I suppose one could technically do a sure-swab or similar test. However, the testing is likely to detect "interfering" substances. ...Read more
Yes: Menstrual irregularities can occur from a wide variety of systemic condition which alter the metabolism or hormonal levels, and this includes infection. Bacterial vaginosis, however, if that is what you are referring to, is not likely to do this, although the emotional impact of having any form of infection might. ...Read more
Hello Dr, I have not seen my period for a month and 2 weeks, after a PT showed (-ve) and urine culture and swab showed scanty growth bacteria. Help?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Within my first 24 hr of my period I notice a strong smell plus passing alot of clots ready & 2 months ago I was on meds for bacteria infec. Wat 2 do?
Probably BV: Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. Bv is not a sexually transmitted disease. It causes vaginal discharge that is usually white or gray. Most complain of a fish-like odor noticed especially after intercourse. It is treated with metronidazole. ...Read more
Had a medication after a week of my period and my period started again. The medication are blood tonic, and anti bacterial drugs for ezaem and anti bi?
No it has: Nothing to do with that, but u need a workup for that with an exam, blood work and an ultrasound. ...Read more
If you are ill: Enough it could. Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
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See below: It depends on the specific organism. It's usually in the vicinity of 8-24 hours. ...Read more
I have chronic BV. I will be using a vaginal yogurt tampon after my period. The live cultures contain - L. Bulgaricus, S. Thermophilus, L. Acidophilus, L.Casei and Bifidis - will any of these live bacteria cultures be harmful inside my vagina?
STOP: I suggest a GYN exam and definitive medical therapy for BV. ...Read more
Why did I get my period 2 weeks early for 2 days and spotting and why do I have bacteria and blood in my urine?
Can you tell me if throughout sex my condom was broken so my gf take 2 tables of I pill with in time but her period is come 10 days?
No period for 6 mths diagnosed with pelvic inflam disease/bacterial vaginas 2 periods right after that in the same month almost 2 mths later no period?
Not an infection: Infections like pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis can cause bleeding but they don't cause delayed or skipped periods. Talk to your gynecologist about what is going on. Stress, diet, exercise, weight, and sleep changes as well as medications, and diseases such as thyroid disease, insulin resistance/diabetes, PCOS, adrenal and pituitary problems can cause this and need to be treated ...Read more
I was diagnosed with bacterial vaginisos and I was on treatment for it and now im on my period? Would I be able to use a tampon? And change it every 2-4 hours?
Yes: You may use a tampon. Be sure to complete the treatment recommended by your doctor. ...Read more
No: No it cannot.Get a more detailed answer ›