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What Could Cause Continous Vaginal Bacterial Infections
Several things: Incomplete treatment comes to mind. If you didn't finish your course of antibiotics, you could have grown some resistant bugs. Although not strictly an std, it is possible that a sexual partner could have re-infected you if you had sex during treatment. You might also consider using a probiotic to replenish your natural vaginal flora and re-establish a proper ph. See your ob-gyn for more ideas. ...Read more
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
It varies: Changes in vaginal ph (acid/base balance) can lead to bacterial vaginal infection. The ph of the vagina is normally 4 and the ph of menstrual blood is 7.4 which can lead to bacterial overgrowth. Using vaginal douches can also alter vaginal ph by removing lactabacilli, the organisms that fight off vaginal bacterial infection. The ph of semen is 8 which can also alter vaginal ph. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can not eating alot of vegetables and not having a healthy diet cause a vaginal odor and bacterial infection?
What if im not sexualy active and i have a vaginal bacterial infection what reason could it be for it ?
Infection: of the vagina with bacteria can occur without sexual activity due to changes in diet or careless hygiene. Keep yourself clean, after toileting wipe yourself front to back and consider adding a probiotic like yogurt, sauerkraut or kimchee to your diet. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I have like three bumps around my vaginal area and it itches, test results show no bacterial infection, what could it be?
Need exam: You need to be examined by a clinician. It could be many things. Can you describe it? Color, size? Any fluid coming out? ...Read more
Was being treated for bv..Had sex while bring treated... And symptoms came back minus foul odor... Could i still have a vaginal bacterial infection?
Metronidazole and diflucan cleared my vaginal infection but BV and yeast test were negative. Could I have had some other type of bacterial infection?
What bacterial infections could i contract by having unprotected anal sex first following vaginal sex? I always get tested for STDs and HIV whenever I have my annual pap smear as a safety precaution. In previous years, my results came out negative for al
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