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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


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SOS. Doc says I have vaginitis. The only symptom I have is feeling sore?

SOS. Doc says I have vaginitis. The only symptom I have is feeling sore?

Vaginitis: If a doctor diagnosed this he should have treated you. If he did not call and get treatment. If this was based on Healthtap answer you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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The doctor said I have vaginitis. I'm on my third day of antibiotics and have a throbbing pain in vagina. Is it a symptom? Is the medicine not working

The doctor said I have vaginitis. I'm on my third day of antibiotics and have a throbbing pain in vagina. Is it a symptom? Is the medicine not working

Finish therapy...: Unless you are feeling exactly the same or worse finish the whole course of antibiotics prescribed. If symptoms are not better or worse go back and get checked again to confirm what type of infection you are suffering of. ...Read more

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If chlamydia and gonohrrea negative, what is it?symptomes:pruritus, vaginitis,dysuria,dyspareunia.excessive discharge.green smelly chunky.can't affor

If chlamydia and gonohrrea negative, what is it?symptomes:pruritus, vaginitis,dysuria,dyspareunia.excessive discharge.green smelly chunky.can't affor

BV? Trich? Yeast?: With the symptoms described, the main possibilities are trichomonas, bacterial vaginosis, or yeast infection. Herpes is possible but less likely unless open sores. A vaginal foreign body (e.g. a forgotten tampon) could do it. With this mix of symptoms, maybe more than one problem. If you can't afford private health care, check out a community clinic or the health department. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of vaginitis?

What are the main symptoms of vaginitis?

Discharge/irritation: A vaginitis (vaginal inflammation) can, most commonly, be caused by bacteria, yeast or an organism called trichomonas. The most common symptoms are itching, burning and/or irritation, with or without a discharge and/or an odor that is unpleasent or abnormal for the patient.. Post menopausal patients may develop an atrophic vaginitis from a lack of estrogen.. ...Read more

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Does vaginitis usually cause many symptoms?

Does vaginitis usually cause many symptoms?

Vaginal infections: There are many causes of vaginitis, not all of which are really infections. Some cause itching, heavy discharge, foul odor. Sometimes there are no symptoms at all. Vaginal itching is usually associated with yeast, accompanied by thick white discharge. Trichamonas causes itching and odor. Discharge and odor with no real itching is usually bacterial vaginosis, not treated, but managed. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like vaginitis go away quickly?

Yes AND no: Often times vaginitis can be cleared quickly. However, the time limiting factor is determining what is causing the inflammation. Once you know what the problem is, then you can get it fixed quickly. If the problem is more obscure, then it usually takes longer to figure it out and therefore, longer to get it cleared. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vaginitis in a child?

What are the symptoms of vaginitis in a child?

VAGINITIS: The child will complaint of vaginal itching, redness, urinary frequency and pain in the genital area. ...Read more

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What are the different symptoms for different kinds of vaginitis?

What are the different symptoms for different kinds of vaginitis?

Multiple: Yeast infections usually cause a white thick discharge with itching, and bacterial infections usually cause a yellow to green discharge with odor. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

Usually discharge: And odor your gyn can do an in office test or a culture to find out one way or the other. ...Read more

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What are the typical symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

What are the typical symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

Odor, discharge: A "fishy" odor is the single most diagnostic symptom of bv, usually accompanied by a thin greyish white discharge. It does not usually cause itching or irritation. It may be more noticeable after sex. Many women have BV but have no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with trichomonas vaginitis?

What are the symptoms associated with trichomonas vaginitis?

Trichomoniasis: S an std caused by the trichomonas vaginalis parasite. Approximately 70% of people w trichomoniaisis infection are asymptomatic. Men can experience penile discharge, burning after urination, discomfort after ejaculation ; itching/ sensitivity of urethra. A trichomoniasis vaginalis parasitic infection can lead to frothing, greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge. Women may have pain w. ...Read more

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Is pelvic fullness and vaginal pain a sign of vaginitis?

Is pelvic fullness and vaginal pain a sign of vaginitis?

Possibly: Vaginal itching or odor is more common, but std's or fallopian tube infections can give you the symptoms that are described. ...Read more

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I have to pee every 5 minutes i'm in the middle of menopause and nobody can figure out what it is its not vaginitis I have no symptoms of that help?

You most likely: Estrogen deficiency of the vagina and the lower 1/3 of the bladder and urethra are also estrogen dependent, assuming u do not have a bladder or urethra infection, so please see your gyn for an exam and for vaginal estrogen therapy, you may also have urge incontinence or irritable bladder and u may have interstital cystitis so your gyn can refer u to a urogynecologist or a urologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure BV and yeast with probiotic capsules alone. I've been treated twice for vaginitis and still have symptoms.

Is it possible to cure BV and yeast with probiotic capsules alone.  I've been treated twice for vaginitis and still have symptoms.

Anything possible: But exceedingly unlikely. If you are getting recurrence of BV you may want to have your partner apply antibiotic ointment or cream to the surface of his penis. He may be recolonizing you. There are no proven "natural" ways to address this. Probiotics are certainly not bad, will change the character of your stools, and may even inhibit recurrence but are not curative. ...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