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Dr. James Dukelow
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Infection (Definition)

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


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Can a man use vaginal yeast infection cream to treat dry peeling skin of the penis? No stds.

Yeast is Yeast: There is no gender to medicine. Now, did the company try to brand their anti-dungal medicine by calling it a "vaginal' cream. Yes, most likely. If you have a fungal infection then this may very well work for you. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection vaginal cream effect hpt?

Not really: It should not have an effect on results. ...Read more

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Is there any good cream for vaginal infection?

Is there any good cream for vaginal infection?

Vaginal infection: That depends upon the type of vaginal infection. Be more specific and rephrase the question. ...Read more

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Will intimate wash or creams help curing vaginal infections?

Will intimate wash or creams help curing vaginal infections?

Wipes/ proper wiping: As well as showering and washing well. The sanitary wipes help also in between. Also proper hygiene in wiping after urinating or after a bm. Never wipe toward ur vagina always the opposite direction 2 avoid any contamination. ...Read more

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Will triamcinolone acetonide cream help with pain from bacterial vaginal infection?

Will triamcinolone acetonide cream help with pain from bacterial vaginal infection?

Not really: If indeed your pain is due to bacterial vaginal infection, triamcinolone cream will not be very helpful, it can even worsen your situation. You may want to see your doctor or ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a vaginal infection?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a vaginal infection?

Medical Evaluation: 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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Could i go to tge ER with a recurring vaginal infection?

Could i go to tge ER with a recurring vaginal infection?

Walkin Clinic: This is not the best use of an emergency department. Better to contact your doctor. If you do not have a regular physician get one to establish an ongoing doctor patient relationship with for your ongoing health needs. For now look for an urgent care or clinic that takes walkins or same day appointments. ...Read more

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How can I address the symptoms of recurrent vaginal infections?

How can I address the symptoms of recurrent vaginal infections?

Medication: A multi-factorial approach is the best. Lifestyle changes (e.g. Limiting practices like recent initiation of douching, moisture prevention, etc...) should also be considered. ...Read more

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Could I have recurrent vaginal infection or just fungus not cleared up?

Could I have recurrent vaginal infection or just fungus not cleared up?

Both possible: Depends upon how you treated your vaginal yeast infection. These may recur with regularity for a variety of reasons. See your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

The suffix "itis" means inflammation. The "vagin" portion refers to the vagina, so it is inflammation of the vagina. Usually (almost always) this inflammation is due to infection, and there are several different causes for infections of this ...Read more


Dr. Timothy Brown
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Vaginal Infections (Definition)

Vaginal infections is a term for any infection affecting the vagina and can be caused by yeast or bacteria, and may be sexually transmitted. They may result in pain, ...Read more