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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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I have a sprained pelvis. What should I do to fix this?

I have a sprained pelvis. What should I do to fix this?

Make sure: Make sure it's not broken by seeking care and to probably get an x-ray. Physical therapy can evaluate the problem and recommend exercises that may improve your symptoms and speed up your recovery. ...Read more

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I have a smelly vagina?

I have a smelly vagina?

May be infection: Infection, particularly bacterial vaginosis, is the most common cause of foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Normal discharge is clear or white, and may have a slight odor but usually doesn't smell. Poor hygiene, as in other parts of the body, can be a culprit too-it's best to wash the external area w/ mild soap and water during your shower, and never douche! if the smell bothers you, see your dr. ...Read more

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What causes dry vagina ?

What causes dry vagina ?

Lack of estrogen: As women age, for example after menopause, their bodies make less estrogen. This can lead to vaginal dryness. A doctor can evaluate if a topical vaginal estrogen cream could be right for you. ...Read more

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How to clean your vagina?

How to clean your vagina?

Self-cleaning: Your vagina doesn't need much in the way of cleaning, it's designed to table care of itself. Water, a soft washcloth, & maybe some gentle soap is all you need. Too much scrubbing or harsh chemicals create more problems than they solve, & douching destroys the natural balance & protection. ...Read more

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Why is the vagina acidic?

Why is the vagina acidic?

Lactobacilli: Lactobacilli are the bacteria found in a health vagina. They cause the pH of the vagina to be around 3.0 to 4.5, i.e., cause it to be on the acidic side. A pH above 4.5, which can be measured with a simple test strip, typically indicates the presence of bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, or yeast. ...Read more

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My vagina hurts why is that?

My vagina hurts why is that?

Get it checked: It is difficult to say what is causing your vagina to hurt without examination.There may be infection as that is the commonest cause of pain in vagina Get it checked by your Gynecologist ...Read more

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Why i feel my vagina so dry?

Why i feel my vagina so dry?

Atrophy: At 49 you are getting low on estrogen which will cause vaginal dryness. Estrogen vaginal therapy can help. Also, lubricants like olive, coconut, or any pure vegetable oil can be used to lubricate for intercourse. ...Read more

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Is olay good for the vagina?

Is olay good for the vagina?

No.: Oil of olay is designed for external usage only. If you have shaved and require a moisturizer of some sort, you can apply externally but not inside the vagina. Depending on your age, you may experience occasional dryness which can be alleviated by certain prescription medication, but please see you doctor first to discuss. I hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause vagina pain?

What could cause vagina pain?

Several things: Vaginal pain can be caused by infections (vaginal or pelvic), ovarian growth/cyst, injury and a host of others. The vagina is a distensible potential space that can even produce pain during extraordinary expansion such as childbirth or sexual activity. ...Read more

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My vagina stinks please help ?

Odor: Please rule out any infections see your obgyn maintain regular hygiene diet and exercise. ...Read more

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How to reduce vagina wetness?

GYN: First- make sure that the "wetness" is nothing more than normal female sexual mucous- some women secrete more than others. Second- get checked by your gyn for infection. I would advise the use of vaginal pads instead of tampons and strongly urge the need for a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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What causes cuts on the vagina?

What causes cuts on the vagina?

Several things: I would schedule a visitt for an exam and testing. Here are a few things to ask about. Herpes is a common infection that can appear like cuts. Yeast can cause cracks in the tissue that could be confused with cuts. Scratching can cause actual cuts. Trauma during intercourse can too. ...Read more

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What helps keep the vagina wet?

Nature: The normal vaginal and cervical secretions keep the vagina moist and clean. ...Read more

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What causes vibration in vagina?

What causes vibration in vagina?

Spasms: These are spasms and are harmless. There are muscle fibers in the walls of the vagina that contract during orgasm. ...Read more

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Is it ok to put colgate on vagina?

Is it ok to put colgate on vagina?

Health Myths: There are no health benefits to this unusual behavior. There would also not be any sexual benefits to this. If you heard a myth that tooth past on your vagina does anything such a myth is 100% false. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more