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Vaginal Treatments

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treatment for persistent candida vaginitis?

Hi doctor,is there anything else besides clotrimazole that I can use vaginally for persistent thrush. I have heard that yoghurt can be used but I'm concerned that it might have something in it that could cause another infection. I always have to...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Optimizing medications for HIV can go a long way to clearing up persistent vaginal candidiasis (thrush). When topical medications such as clotrimazole and nystatin don't work, a brief course of fluconazole Read more »

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS? Read more »

itchy vagina with discharge

I was diagnosed with HPV about 1 1/2 years ago. I have had no warts at all. Recently, I have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomonas Vaginalis Treatment Reduces Vaginal HIV-1 Shedding

... The researchers wrote that vaginal HIV-1 shedding has been associated with Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infection and may play a role in HIV transmission. The study's Read more »
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or abnormal vaginal discharge. There are a several different kinds of vaginitis, each with their own causes and symptoms: ... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract Read more »
The Body PRO

Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

...Washington at Seattle, examines study findings suggesting that a bacteria known as lactobacillus, which occurs naturally in the vaginal flora of many women (and is similar to a bacteria found in yogurt), appears to reduce vaginal HIV viral load. ... Read more »
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Vaginal secression pimple. Help

Posted by Scaredozzie, 1 Reply
...vagina against my pennis briefly. I also had a broken pimple in my pubic area which I am almost sure came into contact with her vaginal fluids briefly. Please tell me if I am at risk of contracting anything as I am frightened and can't tell my... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »

Unprotected Vaginal, no ejaculation

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How high a risk is unprotected receptive vaginal sex with ejaculation outside of the body? What is the chance of being infected by precum only? My rapid test was negative at Read more »

vaginal yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could a woman have yeast infections and never know she has one say if she was hiv pos would she continue to have yeast infections that would never require treatment Read more »