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Just found out i've had an e. Coli vaginal infection for a 1 1/2 years. Been running fever for months and WBC elevated . What could be going in?

Just  found out i've had an e. Coli vaginal infection for a 1 1/2 years. Been running fever for months and WBC elevated . What could be going in?

Chronic vaginitis: It appears that you have a chronic vaginal infection caused by the e coli germ which was probably caused by contamination with stool.Antibiotics and proper wiping technique from front to back should be very helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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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How to know if I have a vaginal infection?

Med eval: 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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How to know if I have a vaginal infection ?

Med eval.: 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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How do I get rid of a vaginal infection at home?

How do I get rid of a vaginal infection at home?

You don't: Unless it is a yeast infection, u can get otc yeast meds, you need to see yoru gyn for proper diagnosis and treatment as many diff bacteria can cause an infection and u can have yeast and bacteria at the same time, u can get on pro-biotics to help prevent infections but probiotics or acidolphilus pills will not treat the infection. ...Read more

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Could I go to the ER if I think I have a recurring vaginal infection?

Most often: Emergency room evaluation is not required for recurring vaginal infection. Do recommend medical eval however. ...Read more

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If I have a bacterial vaginal infection is it possible it can cure itself?

If I have a bacterial vaginal infection is it possible it can cure itself?

Don't guess: It depends on what the bacterial issue is- if a simple shift in flora (bacterial vaginosis) vs chlamydia, gonorrhea, or other STDs. You need an evaluation to make sure that the cause of the vaginosis is addressed and you do not continue with infections that will be passed to your partners, or cause you problems down the line with infertility or tubal pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can I test for a vaginal infection at home? Are there any home remedies?

How can I test for a vaginal infection at home?  Are there any home remedies?

Vaginal infection: Vaginal infections can be very serious. Do not try to self diagnose as you will probably get it wrong, and delay treatment. Call your doctor for an exam and to find the true cause of the vaginal infection and then be properly treated. ...Read more

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I had the AF kit for vaginal infection 3 days ago. but it doesn't seem to work. what should i do?

I had the AF kit for vaginal infection 3 days ago. but it doesn't seem to work. what should i do?

Make an appointment: Anytime that over the counter medication doesn't work for the symptoms you are having, it's time to make an appointment and get evaluated so you can get the proper medication. Anything more is just second guessing. ...Read more

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Does the effect of nuvaring decrease if I use miconazol and tinidazol ovules for my vaginal infection?

No: These topical agents have no effect on the ring and do not interfere with the transfer of medication from the ring into your system. ...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