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Dr. Benjamin Yeh
154 Doctors shared insights

Vaginal Diseases (Overview)

Vaginal diseases include anatomic, infectious, inflammatory, and cancerous disorders of the vagina.


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What are some common vaginal diseases?

What are some common vaginal diseases?

STD's: The most common are the std's including hpv, herpes, trichomonas, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphillis. Vagiinal yeast infections as well as bacterial vaginosis are also quite common. ...Read more

Dr. Benjamin Yeh
154 Doctors shared insights

Vaginal Diseases (Overview)

Vaginal diseases include anatomic, infectious, inflammatory, and cancerous disorders of the vagina.


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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
Once
Shower daily
daily
Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
Once
Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
Once
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What can cause vaginal disease?

What can cause vaginal disease?

Many things: Gc, chly, herpes other bacteria and viruses, it depends what kind of DX you are talking about, you should see your gyn for an exam and culture and other tests if necessary. ...Read more

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Living with Coronary Artery Disease (Checklist)

Take medications as prescribed
Once
Exercise daily as recommended by your doctor or trainer
daily
Limit meat, dairy, and fats as much as possible
Once
Eat whole grains only - not white bread
Once
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What are some vaginal diseases or infections I can self treat?

What are some vaginal diseases or infections I can self treat?

Not smart to do that: The only one I would say is a vaginal yeast infection, - many over the counter meds are around to treat that, but if the symptoms do not go away you need to see your gyn because you may have something different that will need to be treated or more than 1 infection at the same time, and sometimes you can have a yeast infection and an std at the same time or the symptoms could be similar. ...Read more

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What are some vaginal diseases you can get without having sex?

What are some vaginal diseases you can get without having sex?

Many: Yeast and bacterial vaginosis which can be caused by many differnet kinds of bacteria are 2 possible causes. Your gyn can do a culture and send it to teh lab to determine what you have a give you teh correct treatment for your problem. ...Read more

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Living with Addison's Disease (Checklist)

Wear a medic alert
Once
Take additional hydrocortisone/prednisone for fever or injury
Once
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What are some serious vaginal diseases that DES daughters can get and what are the symtoms?

What are some serious vaginal diseases that DES daughters can get and what are the symtoms?

Infert. And cancer: Des (diethyl-stilbestrol) was an estrogen-like drug given to pregnant women to prevent miscarriage. It causes female offspring to have uterine malformations, vaginal adenosis that can be disabling, and a rare kind of cancer, clear cell cancer of the cervix. There may not be any symptoms. Des has not been used since the 60"s. ...Read more

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Is it possible for vaginal diseases to be genetic?

Is it possible for vaginal diseases to be genetic?

Yes: Growths related to DES (diethylstilbestrol) can be passed to daughters. ...Read more

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Is there different categories for malignant vaginal diseases?

Is there different categories for malignant vaginal diseases?

Yes: Every type of cancer and precancerous lesion is broken up into stages. In the vagina the precancerous states are classified as vain (vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia) 1-3, carcinoma in-situ, then cancers staged 1-4. There are also different types of cancers that provide similar categories but different treatments. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal disease?

Many things: Gc, chly, herpes other bacteria and viruses, it depends what kind of DX you are talking about, you should see your gyn for an exam and culture and other tests if necessary. ...Read more

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Managing Peripheral Vascular Disease (Checklist)

Try to continue walking
Once
Make sure that your risk factors, such as blood pressure and cholesterol, are addressed
Once
Inspect your feet daily, and call your medical doctor if you experience any wounds
Daily
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What are some common vaginal diseases?

STD's: The most common are the std's including hpv, herpes, trichomonas, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphillis. Vagiinal yeast infections as well as bacterial vaginosis are also quite common. ...Read more

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Is it possible for vaginal diseases to be genetic?

Yes: Growths related to DES (diethylstilbestrol) can be passed to daughters. ...Read more

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Are there som vaginal diseases that are not infections?

Are there som vaginal diseases that are not infections?

Yes: Growths related to DES (diethylstilbestrol) can be passed to daughters. Other cancerous and tumors with cancer potential are possibilities. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease (Checklist)

Reduce stress in your life: Stress causes cysts to grow faster
daily
Adequate daily fluid intake is a requirement for all patients with PKD
daily
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What are some serious vaginal diseases that DES daughters can get and what are the symtoms?

Infert. And cancer: Des (diethyl-stilbestrol) was an estrogen-like drug given to pregnant women to prevent miscarriage. It causes female offspring to have uterine malformations, vaginal adenosis that can be disabling, and a rare kind of cancer, clear cell cancer of the cervix. There may not be any symptoms. Des has not been used since the 60"s. ...Read more

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Coping with Disease Outbreaks (Checklist)

Wash hands
6x day
Cover nose and mouth
daily
Avoid unnecessary contact
daily
Alert providers of contagion
daily
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Is there such thing as vaginal diseases that aren't std?

Is there such thing as vaginal diseases that aren't std?

Quite a few: Bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection, atrophy at menopause and some of the skin disorders that may affect the skin elsewhere. ...Read more

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Treating Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Checklist)

Ask your doctor for further STD testing
Once
Ask your partner to get tested for STDs
Once
Take all of your medication exactly as prescribed
Once
Use condoms when having intercourse to prevent STD transmission
Once
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What are some vaginal diseases you can get without having sex?

Many: Yeast and bacterial vaginosis which can be caused by many differnet kinds of bacteria are 2 possible causes. Your gyn can do a culture and send it to teh lab to determine what you have a give you teh correct treatment for your problem. ...Read more

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What are some vaginal diseases or infections I can self treat?

Not smart to do that: The only one I would say is a vaginal yeast infection, - many over the counter meds are around to treat that, but if the symptoms do not go away you need to see your gyn because you may have something different that will need to be treated or more than 1 infection at the same time, and sometimes you can have a yeast infection and an std at the same time or the symptoms could be similar. ...Read more

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Living with Sickle Cell Disease (Checklist)

Don't miss appointments with your doctor
Once
Go to lab appointments as necessary
Once
Keep your oxygen levels up by maintaining a healthy weight
Once