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Fungal Infection

Fungal infections are caused by fungi living on dead tissues of the body namely skin, hair and nails. There are different types of fungi causing infections, rashes and other specific symptoms at different sites in the body. They are treated by the use of anti-fungal medication.

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Is there any way to treat BV while being 34 weeks pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, Is there any way that I can treat BV while being 34 weeks pregnant? I had Metronidazole gel and suppositories and they did not work. The smell is pretty uncomfortable plus I have HPV. So, I do not know if that is associated with the smell too. BTW is BV contagious?  Read Full »

Dr. Tara Devi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to BV (bacterial vaginosis) is not a sexually transmitted infection. You must be having associated fungal infections causing itching. Take tablet Metronidazole 400 mg three times daily for one week. Take capsule Clotrimazole vaginal pessary at bedtime for a week. Drink ple...  Read Full »

What could have caused itchiness and burning sensation in clitoris?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 44 years old taking Noriday mini pill for last seven years. It was prescribed to help with heavy menstrual flow. It makes my cycles slightly irregular at 42 to 43 days. I have not been sexually active for over five years. A few weeks ago I felt a sharp stinging pain in my clitoris...  Read Full »

Dr. Tara Devi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Itching on clitoris can be due to fungal infections. Do you have any white vaginal discharge which is itching and foul smelling? Do you have burning sensation or pain while passing urine? Clitoral pain could be due to trauma. If you have rubbed it hard while washing it ...  Read Full »

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