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Pls help im confused! my wife did high vaginal swab c/s is it because she take pipolar disorder medicine?

Pls help im confused! my wife did high vaginal swab c/s is it because she take pipolar disorder medicine?

STI: I don't see why there could be a connection between medications for bipolar disorder and vaginal infections. Most of the time vaginal swabs are done to detect gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, and bacterial vaginosis, which are sexually transmitted infections, or candida vaginitis. ...Read more

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What does the term "unspecific cysts" on an vaginal u/ s mean? Have 2.3, 1.3, 1.6 cm all rt side. One septated. 2 others "likely hemorr" sm free fluid

What does the term "unspecific cysts" on an vaginal u/ s mean? Have 2.3, 1.3, 1.6 cm all rt side. One septated. 2 others "likely hemorr" sm free fluid

Ovarian cyst: Cysts are common occurences on the ovary and they resolve with ovulation. However, sometimes they persist and grow in numbers. The location, size, content are used to describe them. Your GYN can describe the importance of the US finding with you at your fu appt. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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I have a sis on my vaginal wall? I know it;s not normal what may be the problem I am a 36 year old pacific islander abouy 235 pds.

I have a sis on my vaginal wall? I know it;s not normal what may be the problem I am a 36 year old pacific islander abouy 235 pds.

Bartholins Abscess: Patients with cysts may present with painless labial swelling. Abscesses may present spontaneously or after a painless cyst with the following symptoms: acute, painful unilateral labial swelling dyspareunia pain with walking and sitting sudden relief of pain followed by discharge (highly suggestive of spontaneous rupture) you need an evaluation urgently by a physician. ...Read more

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What’s new in vaginal cancer research?

What’s new in vaginal cancer research?

Several things: Scientists are learning more about tumor suppressor genes, refining radiation therapy techniques, and developing new procedures for reconstruction after surgery. ...Read more

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Which insect bites in the u.S. Have parasites like they do in africa?

Which insect bites in the u.S. Have parasites like they do in africa?

Parasites: Cockroaches frequently feed on human feces, and therefore they can disseminate cysts of enteric protozoans in the environment if such feces are contaminated (7, 16, 24, 25, 30, 31, 32). The important epidemiological role of cockroaches in transmission of intestinal entamoeba histolytica-associated amoebiasis was demonstrated in 1971 (25) and in giardiasis in 1981 (16). ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding after deep penetration/rough sex. U/S was normal, so were cultures. What can cause this?

Vaginal bleeding after deep penetration/rough sex. U/S was normal, so were cultures. What can cause this?

Trauma: It is common to have small tears in the vaginal tissue with intercourse - if the sexual relations are "rough" or aggressive, then that likelihood is increased. The trauma to the vagina and easily cause bleeding. ...Read more

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What can I do bout a vaginal itch that I have had for more then six month s my gyn says there is nothing wrong but I know it is?

What can I do bout a vaginal itch that I have had for more then six month s my gyn says there is nothing wrong but I know it is?

Second opinion: I would encourage you to get a second opinion. There are so many causes of itching. Some are infections: yeast, bacterial vaginosis. But others are skin diseases like lichen sclerosus or lichen planus. You should have a full physical exam, cultures and possibly a biopsy. I know that doesn't sound like fun but a diagnosis will save you so much trouble! ...Read more

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According to LMP, got my 6 wk vaginal u/s & there was no heartbeat. Dr thinks i may be 5 1/2 wks & told me to return. Should there be a hb at 5 1/2 wk

Marginal: Usually at 6 weeks - that's why he told you to return. I know it's hard but be brave. As our mothers taught us, "What will be, will be." ...Read more

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What is the function of a vaginal barrel?

What is the function of a vaginal barrel?

Self esteem: http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/sex_relationships/facts/vaginasize.htm "Barrel" of the vagina refers to the size and shape of a woman's vagina. It is related to the sexual pleasure it does or does not give the male partner - supposedly. Ranging from alum power to tighten the vagina to vaginal rejuvenation surgery women are offered a variety of measures to manipulate their self esteem. ...Read more