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I get vaginal bacterial infections somewhat frequently through the years. Will ciprofloxacin 500 work and if so what dosage?

I get vaginal bacterial infections somewhat frequently through the years. Will ciprofloxacin 500 work and if so what dosage?

Probably not: Many vaginal bacterial infections are due to an anaerobic type bacteria that is normally present in the vagina. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) does not do a very good job killing that type bacteria. Flagyl (metronidazole) is the usual antibiotic. ...Read more

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How to use of intacaine 2% jelly for your vaginal area?

How to use of intacaine 2% jelly for your vaginal area?

Depends: Intacaine should not be placed in the vagina. For us to help you, let us know why you are using Intacaine? If you are using for vulvar itching, then please first find the cause of vulvar itching. If it is from an infection then it needs to be properly treated. If you wish to use something OTC till you see a doctor, use monistat cream or hydrocortisone cream. Intacaine is OK for herpes lesions. ...Read more

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Is petroleum jelly safe for vaginal itdhing?

Doesn't treat: Pertroleum jelly, as the name suggest is a petroleum product that can degrade condoms or a diaphragm. It doesn't treat the cause of itching, which might be a yeast infection that should be treated with an antifungal medication or other skin condition. It's not necessarily harmful, but may not be helpful. ...Read more

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What does a jelly blob of clear vaginal discharge mean?

What does a jelly blob of clear vaginal discharge mean?

Not necessarily any: thing. Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't > ...Read more

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I have a very clear odourless jelly- like vaginal discharge. What causes this?

I have a very clear odourless jelly- like vaginal discharge. What causes this?

Cervical mucous: Cervical mucous secretion is the most common cause of clear odorless discharge. This tends to increase midcycle and is an indicator of ovulation. Some women produce more than others. There are rare conditions that may also cause an increase in production so be sure to see your gynecologist regularly. ...Read more

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