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Dr. Harinder Gill
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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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What treatments will cure vaginal infection from bv?

What treatments will cure vaginal infection from bv?

Antibiotics: Bv is a bacterial infection and treated with antibiotics the most common antibiotics used are Clindamycin (cleocin) and mitronidazole (flagyl, metrogel). ...Read more

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What natural methods can I use to get cure a vaginal yeast infection?

What natural methods can I use to get cure a vaginal yeast infection?

Natural approaches: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a yeast infection avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5.Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >>. ...Read more

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How good is over-the-counter yeast infection treatment?

How good is over-the-counter yeast infection treatment?

Usually good: If symptoms persist, it might not be yeast. Get checked out by your doctor or nurse practitioner. ...Read more

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What are the treatments that will cure vaginal infections?

IT DEPENDS what bact: Bacteria you have, the usual txments are Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vaginal, or Metrogel vaginal, or Flagyl pills but you should have a culture sent to the lab by your gyn because you may need something else depending on what type and how many different bacteria you have, you may have only one or i had a pt who had 7 differnet ones. ...Read more

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How to cure a vaginal yeast infection with gentian?

Messy, messy, messy: Gentian violet is a surgical marking solution that is very messy if used as a anti fungal agent. As far as i know this is no longered considered to be an effective medication although I do see it offered in homeopathic pharmacies. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for vaginal yeast infection?

Most are rx: Oral or topical anti candidal medications.Most are prescripttion. ...Read more

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Can antibiotocs used to cure utis also cure vaginal infections?

Can antibiotocs used to cure utis also cure vaginal infections?

Depends: Some type of vaginal infections, especially bacterial, may get better with certain antibiotics. The flip side to this is that those same antibiotics can cause the normal bacteria to die and the yeast to grow, resulting in a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Is coconut oil a good natural alternative to help cure yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis?

Is coconut oil a good natural alternative to help cure yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis?

No: Yeast infections require antifungal treatment and bacterial vaginosis is usually treated with metronidazole. Coconut oil will not cure either. ...Read more

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What helps to cure a yeast infection?

Antifungal meds: There are over the counter yeast medications such as Monistat that can help. There are also prescription creams that help treat a broader spectrum of yeast (there are more than one strain that can cause infection), or the Diflucan (fluconazole) pill. ...Read more

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What are good ways to treat bacterial vag.. Good medicine and treatment?

What are good ways to treat bacterial vag.. Good medicine and treatment?

It depends: It all depends on the parasite, bacteria, fungus or virus causing the problem. There is no one medication for 'bacterial vaginitis'. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will intimate wash cure the vaginal yeast infection?

Is that a douche?: If yes, then the answer is no. In fact douching can be a risk factor for getting a yeast infection. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to cure a yeast infection for men?

What are some natural ways to cure a yeast infection for men?

Don't know of them: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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Is there any home treatments for BV and a yeast infection?

Is there any home treatments for BV and a yeast infection?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is treated with antibiotics. There are no effective home remedies that can treat the condition, although sometimes it may resolve on its own without treatment. The best thing for you to do is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to cure bacterial vaginitis?

What are some home remedies to cure bacterial vaginitis?

Increase immunity: There isn't really a home remedy "cure" for bacterial vaginosis. If you are having symptoms of BV i would recommend you see your gynecologist. If you have frequent BV infections, i'd recommend taking vitamin d, omega 3 and probiotics to boost your own immune system. Do not douche! you can buy rephresh or luvena over the counter which sometimes help with the vaginal ph. ...Read more

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What treatments will cure vaginal infection from bv?

Antibiotics: Bv is a bacterial infection and treated with antibiotics the most common antibiotics used are Clindamycin (cleocin) and mitronidazole (flagyl, metrogel). ...Read more

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What medication would be ideal to use to cure vaginal infections? Specifically bacterial vaginosis?

What medication would be ideal to use to cure vaginal infections? Specifically bacterial vaginosis?

See answer : Although BV will sometimes clear up without treatment, all women with symptoms of BV should be treated to avoid complications. Male partners generally do not need to be treated. Recommended regimens: *metronidazole 500 mg PO bid x 7 days; or *metronidazole gel 0.75%, one full applicator (5 g) intravaginally, once daily x 5 days; or *clindamycin cream 2%, one full applicator (5 g) daily x 7 days. ...Read more

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What are the treatments that will cure vaginal infections?

IT DEPENDS what bact: Bacteria you have, the usual txments are Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vaginal, or Metrogel vaginal, or Flagyl pills but you should have a culture sent to the lab by your gyn because you may need something else depending on what type and how many different bacteria you have, you may have only one or i had a pt who had 7 differnet ones. ...Read more

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Reoccurring vaginal infections like BV. Same sex partner. Strictly with only each other (with each other all the time). ?

Reoccurring vaginal infections like BV.    Same sex partner.  Strictly with only each other (with each other all the time).  ?

Treat both: BV is more common in bisexual and lesbian women. BV can be passed from partner to partner. Make sure both partners are treated for BV at the same time. Here is a Lesbian and bisexual health fact sheet: https://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/lesbian-bisexual-health.html#e ...Read more

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I use tampons & i heard they can increase risk of vaginal infections.Just getting off & i'm having a fishy odor, have reoccurring vag infections, bv?

I use tampons & i heard they can increase risk of vaginal infections.Just getting off & i'm having a fishy odor, have reoccurring vag infections, bv?

That is true: Tampons need to be changed frequently, and acidolphilus pills daily can help prevent BV but if u think u have it u need to see a gyn for cultures and antibiotics either vaginal or oral. ...Read more

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Can bacterial vaginosis or other vaginal infections kill you if left untreated?

Can bacterial vaginosis or other vaginal infections kill you if left untreated?

Unlikely: Bv definitely can't kill you. Other stds can have serious complications. Gonorrhea can migrate to other areas of your body and cause real problems, as can syphilis. If you're worried you have an infection, definitely be see as it's worth it. Can always go to family planning clinic or community clinic as they have slide scale or free treatment. Don't hesitate if you're worried! ...Read more

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What are some natural products and treatments for vaginal infections?

What are some natural products and treatments for vaginal infections?

Maybe for prevention: The only way to know for sure if you have a vaginal infection is to be tested by your doctor. Bacterial or fungal infections require medications for treatment. There are products that claim to help you prevent infections or "maintain" a normal vaginal environment. There is a vaginal gel called rephresh. You can also take lactobacillus pills regularly to help improve the vagina's normal flora. ...Read more

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Please help ..Have reoccurring vaginal infection/yeast and BV in past 6 months meds stopped working?

Yeast infection: Yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis can both be transmitted back to you by organisms colonizing the surface of your sexual partner's penis. Have him use topical medications to try and reduce or eliminate this carriage, and treat the yeast infection orally with Fluconazole for one month through a menstrual period while he is doing this. Acidify your vagina with whatever your gyn recommends. ...Read more

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Could swimming in salt water help with balanitis or BV vaginal infection?

Not likely: No swimming in salt water will not help BV or balanitis. Antimicrobials and good hygiene will. ...Read more

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I have been fighting a vaginal infection for a year and a half. Been treated for bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection repeatedly. Still not fixed ?

I have been fighting a vaginal infection for a year and a half. Been treated for bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection repeatedly. Still not fixed ?

Frustrating: The key in recurrent cases is to confirm the diagnosis EACH time with testing so that the proper regimens can be prescribed. Here are some options you can ask your Obgyn about. Boric Acid suppositories can help stabilize the pH and prevent the overgrowth of Yeast and BV. Starting Nuvaring continuously helps maintain normal vaginal pH and can also help prevent. See if those help. ...Read more

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Can antibiotocs used to cure utis also cure vaginal infections?

Depends: Some type of vaginal infections, especially bacterial, may get better with certain antibiotics. The flip side to this is that those same antibiotics can cause the normal bacteria to die and the yeast to grow, resulting in a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Diagnosed yeast infection & BV treatments didn't work.. What could I hav dat makes the butt area feel like it's burning too & the vagina & outer area ?

No butts about it!!: You gotta rash there? Any blisters? That burning could be Herpes. Don't freak! Just have it looked-at. It has a pretty typical look: lotta redness and small blisters. Could get really irritated and may get infected with something else, so get an in-person exam. And feels like an attack of hornets if i Also, have a good think about what you might have been doing lately--stress?intimate contact(s)? ...Read more

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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the vagina that can result in discharge, itching, and pain. The cause is usually a change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria or an infection. Reduced estrogen levels after menopause and some skin disorders ...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