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Can a vaginal allergic reaction cause bacterial vaginosis?

Can a vaginal allergic reaction cause bacterial vaginosis?

No: One is an infection , the other an allergic reaction. Theoretically, one may conjecture that an inflamed vaginal mucosa from an allergic reaction renders it more prone to infection but in practice this is not what happens ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What do I use for itchy vaginal latex allergic reaction?

What do I use for itchy vaginal latex allergic reaction?

First, avoid latex: A short course of a topical steroid can help reduce the allergic reaction. Taking a close look at how you may be coming into contact with latex, and modifying your activities to avoid it will help you to prevent further events. See a dermatologist certainly if this problem continues. ...Read more

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How do I stop itching near my vaginal area? It's an allergic reaction to the detergent I used to wash clothes

How do I stop itching near my vaginal area? It's an allergic reaction to the detergent I used to wash clothes

Depends: If you are 100% certain it it due to detergent then some topical Hydrocortisone cream and oral Zyrtec (cetirizine) for five days will be helpful. Change detergents and do a second rinse in the washing machine. But, it's important to make sure it is not an infection (yeast, folliculitis, cellulitis). ...Read more

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How can I cure vaginal burning after sex from an allergic reaction?

How can I cure vaginal burning after sex from an allergic reaction?

Yes: Allergy to sperm/ spermicide/lubricant/condum possible.Can avoid relevant cause. Hope you have your ovaries. If not hormone deficiency leading to dryness and discomfort possible. See pmd for needful. ...Read more

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Can I be experiencing a allergic reaction to shaving cream if i've had a lot of vaginal redness?

Yes, contact allergy: You may be allergic to a component of the shaving cream, such as the fragrance (most common), lanolin, or another chemical such as methlyparaben or propylparaben. ...Read more

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What type of vaginal cream can you use for a latex condom allergic reaction?

No latex condom: There is no specific cream for latex allergic people. The only way to avoid a reaction is to avoid exposure to latex and use only non-latex condom . Do note that lamb skin condom does not present std transmission. ...Read more

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I have vaginal burning, along with soreness for a couple of days now. It happens whenever I use lubricated condoms. Is this an allergic reaction?

I have vaginal burning, along with soreness for a couple of days now. It happens whenever I use lubricated condoms. Is this an allergic reaction?

Latex allergy: Yes, you might very well be describing either a latex allergy or an allergic reaction to lubricant. See what happens when you use non-latex condom or find same brand/type but w/o lubrication. Once you find one you like, keep a box handy so that you won't have a reaction from some other brand. If you need some lubrication, there are many water-based ones available. Again, find one that you like. ...Read more

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I used a homemade shaving cream on my vaginal area and had an allergic reaction to it.That area is extremely sore and very painful to urinate?

I used a homemade shaving cream on my vaginal area and had an allergic reaction to it.That area is extremely sore and very painful to urinate?

Slow to recover: Ouch. Inflammation from an allergic reaction can take a number of days to subside. Oral Benadryl and topical hydrocortisone may be somewhat helpful but it may be more useful to simply soak the area (in a tub or use a sitz bath) and then void into the water, and then ice/cold packs to the area. You may need to see your doctor if symptoms remain severe and persistent. ...Read more

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I had an allergic reaction to diflucan (fluconazole). Now the skin on my lips and vaginal area is grey / black and falling off. What do I do? Why is this happening?

I had an allergic reaction to diflucan (fluconazole). Now the skin on my lips and vaginal area is grey / black and falling off. What do I do? Why is this happening?

Reaction: Call your prescribing physician. You were probably treated for a vaginal yeast infection and the skin may be sloughing from the infection as opposed to the diflucan (fluconazole). No matter what, please consult your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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I need to take a vaginal pessary for thrush but im scared that im going to have a allergic reaction. Im worried my throat will close up. ?

Why worried?: If you had an allergic reaction to the antifungal medication before, then do not take it, otherwise, you should not be worried. Antifungal medication inserted into the vagina is not a very common allergen. ...Read more

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Clear drainage slow drips out of R nare docs say due to allergies. Now having odor, like vaginal secretions - healthy not yeast smell what is that?

Clear drainage slow drips out of R nare docs say due to allergies. Now having odor, like vaginal secretions - healthy not yeast smell what is that?

Single nare drainage: Commonly fowl smelling unilateral nasal drainage may indicate some obstructing lesion or infection rather than allergies. May consider a second opinion or ENT ...Read more

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What to do if allergic reaction!?

What to do if allergic reaction!?

Allergic Reaction?: Not sure what you mean by allergic reaction. If you are referring to anaphylaxis then epinephrine is the treatment of choice, call 911. Allergic rhinitis is treated with OTC antihistamines, daily intranasal steroid or antihistamine sprays, saline rinses, etc. Allergy shots also an option. Avoidance of triggers is important but see an Allergist first to determine exactly what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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What is causing my allergic reaction?

What is causing my allergic reaction?

Why allergists exist: Finding & treating the cause of allergic reactions is the main function of an allergist. A solid understanding of the immune system is required, so that immunology goes hand in hand. Timing, prevalence of various causes, location, description, examination, associated factors, family history and finally testing enables allergists to identify the culprit, if one is present; treatment is pt-centered. ...Read more

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What can an allergic reaction feel like?

What can an allergic reaction feel like?

Depends where: In the skin itchy. In the nose itchy, sneezy, runny & stuffy. In the eye itchy and teary. In the lungs coughing, wheezing, weight on chest. In the digestive tract nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea. ...Read more

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What's an allergic reaction? Is mcs real?

Inflammatory rxn: An allergic reaction is the body's defense against an agent it considers harmful or toxic to the body. Most allergic reactions start with food allergies that are undiagnosed and "rev up" the immune system leading to multiple other reactions to environmental items as in mcs. First firgure out what's wrong with the gut and fix it and the immune system will settle down and others will lessen/go away. ...Read more

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How to know if I have an allergic reaction?

How to know if I have an allergic reaction?

Typical: Allergic reactions often causes itching but the symptoms are greatly organ-dependent. *Nose- congestion, runny nose, sneezing *Eyes- itching, redness, tearing *chest-wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing. Other conditions include hives from food, itchy mouth and throat from certain fruits, and rarely anaphylaxis. Contact skin allergy is yet another but the mechanism is different. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more