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What are the best foods to eat to help facilitate a normal vaginal pH and prevent yeast/other vaginal infections?

Vaginitis. You may be surprised to know that most studies have not shown a link between food and vaginitis. Most important thing is to obtain a complete and thorough evaluation to check for abnormalities which may be causing your symptoms like diabetes. Your md should examine you and perform several tests to assess for abnormal bacteria, yeast, etc. Additionally, they should discuss soaps and other irritants. Read more...

Are all vaginal infections ""yeast infections""?

ABSOLUTELY NOT. Yeast is only one cause of vaginal infections, but it is common. Others are caused by bacteria, like gonorrhea and chlamydia, and bacterial vaginosis. Some viruses also bother the vagina, like herpes and hpv. Read more...
No. Yeast infections are fungal infections. The most common is from candida. The other possible infections are from protozoa and bacteria. Viral infections can also occur. Std's are also possible. Read more...

How can I tell the difference between a yeast infection and other vaginal infections like trichinosis?

Vaginitis. A physician can examine the nature of the discharge and send off a culture to the lab for examination. Some physicians can look at the discharge under a microscope in their office to make a diagnosis. Read more...

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...

I went to the ER a week ago w/ a yeast and vaginal infection. I have been taking meds for over a week and its not seeming to get better. When will it?

See a doctor. You might need to see a doctor to get a culture from vagina to send to the lab to find out the true cause. Read more...
Need another med . Not necessarily every medicine work for every one . You might need a change of medicine , so please see a physician , you also might need a vaginal smear to be ruled out for other types of vaginitis. Read more...