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Besides a uti, std/sti, and pregnancy, what can cause burning with urination in women?

Besides a uti, std/sti, and pregnancy, what can cause burning with urination in women?

Dysuria: It is very unlikely it is anything other than the options you describe. But, rare events such as kidney stones or any other process that leaks blood cells into the urine are also on the list. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are the treatment options for heavy vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain?

What are the treatment options for heavy vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain?

Many!: There are many treatment options! but first u need an evaluation to find the cause. Probably need a sonogram, some labs/tests, and also rx depends on whether or not u plan to have more children. Some options (which may or may not work for u depending on what's causing ur pain) include: ocps, a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, other medications, an ablation, laparoscopy, or hysterectomy (last 3 r surgeries). ...Read more

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Vaginal dryness, pain during sex and light bleeding/cramps? Periods are 50 days apart and this is day 40. Have interstitial cystitis. What is this?

Vaginal dryness, pain during sex and light bleeding/cramps? Periods are 50 days apart and this is day 40. Have interstitial cystitis. What is this?

Gyne problem: Though interstitial cystitis is often associated with painful sex and bladder/pelvic pain, your other symptoms suggest a uterine or gyne problem and would recommend you see a gynecologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What std causes spotting and cramping?

What std causes spotting and cramping?

More than one: several can cause these symptoms from gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis to vaginal warts that are not visible on the outside. Only way to know for sure is through an examination ...Read more

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Can sex cause vaginal yeast infection in pregnancy and is there any link between yeast infection tablets and upper leg pain?

Can sex cause vaginal yeast infection in pregnancy and is there any link between yeast infection tablets and upper leg pain?

Yeast infection: Vaginal yeast infections are more common in pregnancy because of the hormonal changes and are not usually caused by sex. The back strain of pregnancy caused by the compensation for your center of gravity shifting can result in pain in the upper leg. This is not caused by medicines used for yeast infections. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy with progesterone supplement cause on and off, sometimes bad, period-like cramps in pregnancy after two miscarriages? There's no blood.

Can pregnancy with progesterone supplement cause on and off, sometimes bad, period-like cramps in pregnancy after two miscarriages? There's no blood.

No: Progesterone relaxes your uterus where your baby is growing. It doe snot cause cramps. It can cause bloating and gas pains. Maybe that is what is confusing you. Take care. Drink lots of fluids and eat small portions and avoid gassy foods. ...Read more

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Deep pelvic and ovary pain after sex and finger penetration. Also some pain when using tampons. No infection. Sign of endometriosis? Cramps most days.

Pelvic pain: I certainly agree with my colleague about having a full gynecological exam. I will add that pelvic pain is also common after sexual trauma http://tinyurl.Com/mnwtb3s in addition, it can become chronic -- and has a high correlation with post-traumatic stress disorder http://tinyurl.Com/let5huw help is possible with therapists who are experienced in emdr and body-focused psychotherapies. ...Read more

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Is prostatitis an std? Can you pass that during intercourse? Chlamydia and gonorrhea negative. What else cause prostatitis? After sex wife is complaining of on and off pelvic and abdominal pain.

Is prostatitis an std? Can you pass that during intercourse?

Chlamydia and gonorrhea negative.

What else cause prostatitis? After sex wife is complaining of on and off pelvic and abdominal pain.

Prostatitis: This can be bacterial, or non-infectious, or due to organisms other than bacteria. It is not generally thought of as an STD but certainly some microorganisms may wind up in the prostate after being acquired sexually. It is not likely that you transmitted this to your wife and is responsible for her symptoms but she does need to be evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dryness and itching on labias, how can it be treated? Pap smear and gyn exam/lab done, no infection.

Dryness and itching on labias, how can it be treated? Pap smear and gyn exam/lab done, no infection.

Your doctor can help: Your gynecologist should have given you some medication to relieve the itching. If he/she has not been able to figure out what to do, you may benefit from seeing a dermatologist (skin specialist). There are many causes for itching in this area so a skin specialist can may be able to help you better. ...Read more

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Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area  is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Yes: Yes but get an ultrasound ASAP to make sure everything is okay with the twins. With twins, You should be getting ultrasound every trimester if available. Get a maternity back brace now if you can, to prevent the back pain you will likely develop soon. ...Read more

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Have pid. Sharp rectum pain and tightening in vagina along with breast pain. R these symptoms of early pregnancy. How many weeks pregnant do these o?

Have pid.  Sharp rectum pain and tightening in vagina along with breast pain.  R these symptoms of early pregnancy. How many weeks pregnant do these o?

PID: Stands for pelvic inflammatory disease and makes everything down there hurt. It can also mess up your hormones which might account for breast tenderness . If you have missed a period and are going nuts and your doctors have not already checked, take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can go menstruation during pregnancy and why?

Can go menstruation during pregnancy and why?

No: Menstruation is the monthly period that happens when a woman does not get pregnant. The lining of the uterus is shed during menstruation, which means there cannot be a pregnancy at that time. However, pregnant women can have some vaginal bleeding, which would not be menstruation, but would be a sign to call the doctor to ask for advice. ...Read more

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Constant vaginal irritation,itching and burning. Negative for yeast, Bv, std, and HSV but I'm too young for pap smear. What could it be?

Constant vaginal irritation,itching and burning. Negative for yeast, Bv, std, and HSV but I'm too young for pap smear. What could it be?

Skin irritation?: If you have been to a doctor who checked the discharge for a variety of causes and all are negative then you may have irritation of the skin that causes the itchy and burning sensation. Take a look at the soaps, detergents and sprays you use on your body as well as the type of condoms, lotions or oils. Try unscented products and follow up with your health care provider. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have non ectopic pregnancy on Mirena (levonorgestrel) I.U.D.? And would it cause a negative pregnancy test?

Is it possible to have non ectopic pregnancy on Mirena (levonorgestrel) I.U.D.? And would it cause a negative pregnancy test?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD/Ectopics: An intrauterine pregnancy is almost impossible to implant if the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is not expired. An ectopic pregnancy in another location like Fallopian tube or peritoneum is more likely, but not with repeated negative pregnancy tests and no other symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Jane Van Dis
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Vulvodynia (Definition)

A condition where a woman experiences pain in the opening of her vagina, not due to infection or ...Read more