Vaginosis is a bacterial infection affecting the vagina. It occurs as a result of an imbalance in the naturally occurring bacteria in the vagina. It causes a burning sensation during urination, itching outside the vagina, and gray vaginal discharge. It is treated by taking antibiotics.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am six weeks pregnant. Before knowing that I was pregnant, I was treated for recurrent bacterial vaginosis with Metronidazole orally and Tergynan vaginally for a week approximately on weeks 4 to 5 of pregnancy. How it can harm my baby? Cause I heard that it is contraindicated in fir... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are medications those can be advised in pregnancy as, during the antenatal period, many symptoms could occur that need to be treated. Metronidazole can be advised in pregnancy. So, do not worry and Tergynan is also antifungal antibiotic and it was advised locally,... Read Full »
Query: HeIlo doctor, In the past several months, I was diagnosed with anterior uveitis in my right eye. Several weeks later, I was also diagnosed in my left eye. In addition, I experienced some achilles heel tendonitis and back pain. I completed the 8 week treatment program (dilating drops for the firs... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems from the history that you are having recurrent attacks of uveitis. Uveitis is an inflammatory disease of the eye and it can be because of infections, allergies, systemic diseases. Skin diseases like pityriasis can be seen associated with uveitis. However, th... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old, and my husband is 30 years old, and I have PCOS from the past 11 years. We are married for a year and a half. My periods are irregular, and sometimes I do not get periods for 8 to 9 months. I used to get periods after taking Meprate. With Clomifene, I got two cycles ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), you should plan the treatment first and then plan a pregnancy. This involves weight reduction, oral contraceptive pills for three months, the ones with Cyproterone acetate to reduce testosterone levels and also most impor... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am concerned about ovarian cancer. I have had blood clots during my periods, and I also had a smell that has not gone away from the vagina for a while now (despite treatment). Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com The presence of a foul smell in the vagina, along with the increased frequency of urine, indicates mixed vaginosis infection, which is a combination of fungal and bacterial infection along with secondary urinary tract infection, which is what you are likely to be... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, What does it mean if a swab test (just the Q tip inserted into the vagina) is very painful? More details about the presenting complaint: I have been bleeding nonstop for months, even while on Progesterone. And have heavy discharge with a bad smell. I went to the doctor to test for inf... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are likely to have mixed vaginosis infection both bacterial and fungal which can easily cause cervicitis and is the likely reason you are bleeding since then. More so the infection causes vaginal walls to inflame and hence the pain on insertion. You shall require... Read Full »