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What should you do if you get bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

What should you do if you get bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

Get treated : It is the most common cause of vaginal discharge in pregnancy (and outside of pregnancy) and is easily treated with antibiotics prescribed by your doctor ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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Why do I keep getting yeast infections? Do you tend to get more yeast infections when you are pregnant? If so, why is that?

Why do I keep getting yeast infections? Do you tend to get more yeast infections when you are pregnant? If so, why is that?

Yes: Frequent yeast infections may indicate you're not completely treating the current infection. They are more frequent if you have diabetes. Also, your sex partner needs to be treated at the same time or you may "ping-pong" the infection back and forth. ...Read more

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How soon during pregnancy do you start getting vaginal yeast infections?

How soon during pregnancy do you start getting vaginal yeast infections?

Varies: I'm not aware of any specific time frame. One is more prone to vaginal discharge during the third trimester though. ...Read more

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Do you have vaginal discharge before your period?

Do you have vaginal discharge before your period?

Maybe yes ; maybe no: Leukorrhea is a 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/stretchy), 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 cause an odor. If you >. ...Read more

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Which symptoms do you get before your period?

Which symptoms do you get before your period?

Menarche: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait before having sex after taking fluconazole for bacterial vaginosis? What do you suggest?

How long do I need to wait before having sex after taking fluconazole for bacterial vaginosis? What do you suggest?

BV or yeast?: Fluconazole is used for yeast infections and does not treat bacterial vaginosis; BV usually is treated with metronidazole by mouth. Whichever infection you have and treatment given, it's best to wait until symptoms have cleared up before resuming sex. If sex is otherwise inevitable, for sure use a condom. Sounds like you should recheck with the doctor about your diagnosis and best treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I continue to get bacteria vaginosis?

Why do I continue to get bacteria vaginosis?

Upset balance: In your vagina. Yeast, acidophilus germs and b.Vag germs coexist peacefully like we live on the earth. When something's out of whack, yeast or b.Vag germs can take over the neighborhood>you get symptoms. So if you get BV a lot, think about prevention: medicine, probiotics, rephresh or boric acid capsules, most of all: be well (eat well, exercise, get sleep, play). ...Read more

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Hi docs, do you think it's bad to have sex before you start your period?

Hi docs, do you think it's bad to have sex before you start your period?

No more than any: other time. Just use the normal precautions. Many women experience an increase in desire for sex just before their periods, and then have some relief after sex. Part of that is hormonal, part psychological (anticipating a break from sex for a few days). ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 11 days before your period?

Can you get pregnant 11 days before your period?

That is possible.: Ovulation is about 14 days before the start of your period. You are most likely to become pregnant the day of ovulation or within a few days before or after. ...Read more

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Do you tend to cramp if you have a yeast infection?

Unlikely: The two symptoms often occur in the same patient but they are not related. ...Read more

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What happens if you're on your period and play with yourself do you get pregnant?

What happens if you're on your period
and play with yourself do you get pregnant?

Sperm & pregnancy: Masturbation does not cause pregnancy. The only way to become pregnant is from a man's sperm. When having sex condoms can prevent unwanted pregnancies and venereal disease. ...Read more

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How long after you start discharging do you get your periods?

How long after you start discharging do you get your periods?

Two weeks: some women experience a clear discharge around the time of ovulation. If that is the case they would come on their next menstrual period in about two weeks. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more