Secnidazole is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (vaginal infection caused by bacteria) in women. It belongs to the class of drugs called Nitroimidazole antimicrobials. It prevents the growth of bacteria and treats the infection.
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Query: Hi doctor, My aunt is 31 years old and had her uterus removed 11 years ago. From then she never had the periods nor any discharge. It was all alright until a month ago. She had suddenly started experiencing waterlike vaginal discharge which is little smelly, and it hurts in stomach sometimes. When s... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If there were few more facts about your aunt regarding the indication for uterus removal, any follow-ups, diabetic status, her sexual life, etc., would have been helpful. At the age of 31 years, the most probable cause is an infection. I put forth the possibilities a... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, After having unprotected sex, I have itching inside my vagina. Also, there is a curd-like discharge that does not have any smell. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern and will surely help you out. You have a fungal infection that can be managed easily. I suggest the below treatment plan: Tablet Fluconazole 150 mg single dose in the afternoon and tablet Secnidazole 1 gm, two tablets to be taken once at... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 year old female. Why does the area, which I believe is my ovaries, hurt when I stretch? The pain would be in both the left and right side. When I sit down for a long time or when I defecate, it hurts a lot in the area. During my periods, why do my legs go numb? Every month aroun... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the history you have given, it sounds like something is affecting the neuromuscular area on both sides at the pelvic or may I say the deep groin area. If I may further explain, the uterus is 7 cm long muscular structure, which is being held in position, folded o... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old woman, who got married three months back. I had my last period, exactly a month back. This month, I got water-like vaginal discharge for a week. I was experiencing lower abdominal pain and pain in the vagina. I usually get my periods every 28 days, but this time my per... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? From your history, I do not see anything for you to worry about. Any newly married lady will have some infection in the vagina. This will be a combination of infections like viral, fungal, and bacterial. They are actually present in everybody's vagin... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, For the past week, I had been having extra discharge down there. It is white and watery and has a bad smell. Also, my vagina has been red and looks swollen. Is it from douching or from sex? I have been with the same partner for a year now. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is it a fishy smell? Is the discharge thin and milky or cottage cheese like? If yes, you seem to be suffering from bacterial vaginosis along with yeast infection. Does your partner have some symptoms too? Please stop douching, it tends to wash away the good protective b... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28 year old female. I am suffering from stomach problems. The symptoms include gas trouble, acidity, high frequency of passing stools, stools are slightly dark in color and do not float (stools are smelly though). When I have irritating feeling in my stomach, lower abdomen, along... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you have described, your clinical history, symptoms, and the test reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it seems that you have not been given the complete treatment which is required for your ailment. I guess an accurate and precise diagnos... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from an infection of the vagina. I have cheesy discharges, itching, burning, and it is very uncomfortable. Please suggest some medicines. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Vaginal infection, which is transmitted during sex (so partner is the source), so both have to be treated at the same time or else you will get infected again during sex. You may have white or yellow or grayish discharge with or without itching, foul... Read Full »