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  • diagnosis
  • A physician may observe these signs during a physical examination and may confirm the diagnosis by doing tests of vaginal fluid. (healthonnet.org)
  • In those with vague symptoms, diagnosis can be difficult because bacteria may be present without there being an infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • Your doctor will be able to test you for this vaginal infection, confirm a diagnosis, and if you do have a vaginal yeast infection provide you with a prescription for an oral medication or recommend an over-the-counter vaginal cream (over-the-counter means that you can purchase your vaginal cream at your local pharmacy without needing a prescription from your doctor). (zarzarmodels.com)
  • Chlamydia
  • If left untreated, this can increase the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), genital herpes, chlamydia and gonorrhoea ( 7 , 8 , 12 ). (womhealth.org.au)
  • Risk factors for ectopic pregnancy include: pelvic inflammatory disease, often due to Chlamydia infection, tobacco smoking, prior tubal surgery, a history of infertility, and the use of assisted reproductive technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prevention is by decreasing risk factors such as chlamydia infections through screening and treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • sexually
  • Most common infections are yeast infection , bacterial vaginosis or sexually transmitted diseases. (women-info.com)
  • PID, also called salpingitis (inflammation of the fallopian tubes), endometritis (inflammation of the inside lining of the body of the uterus), or pelvicperitonitis (inflammation inside of the abdominal cavity surrounding the female reproductive organs), is the most common and most serious consequence of infection with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in women. (faqs.org)
  • PID is the most common and the most serious consequence of infection with sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in women. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In most cases, bacterial vaginosis does not cause any serious complications but it is believed to increase the risk of infection with sexually transmitted diseases including HIV and can cause preterm labor in pregnant women. (infobarrel.com)
  • Bacterial vaginosis is not considered a sexually transmitted disease because it can also occur in women who are not sexually active but it can spread through unprotected sexual contacts with an infected person. (infobarrel.com)
  • It is sometimes sexually-transmitted, but can stick around for years as a passive part of the vaginal flora, only to flare up. (diagnose-me.com)
  • pregnancy
  • what cream is safe for yeast infection during pregnancy. (armformazione.eu)
  • Thedisease can also occur, although less frequently, in women having monogamoussexual relationships.The most serious consequences of PID are increased riskof infertility and ectopic pregnancy (the fertilized ovum is implanted outside of the uterine cavity). (faqs.org)
  • FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether tioconazole vaginal will harm an unborn baby. (peacehealth.org)
  • Current literature suggests that frequent douching increases the risk of pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, and, possibly, cervical cancer. (pilliewillie.nl)
  • A few other factors are pregnancy, diabetes and menopause that can increase your risk of infection. (hubpages.com)
  • Clinical presentation of ectopic pregnancy occurs at a mean of 7.2 weeks after the last normal menstrual period, with a range of 4 to 8 weeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • pelvic
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a term used to describe any infection inthe lower female reproductive tract that spreads upward to the upper femalereproductive tract. (faqs.org)
  • tract
  • Estrogen is the hormone responsible for maintaining acidity of the vaginal tract, and during menopause, production of estrogen drops off rapidly. (livestrong.com)
  • This occurs because blood is naturally alkaline, and an abundance of blood in the vaginal tract can alter conditions there enough to promote the development of bacterial vaginosis. (livestrong.com)
  • When it affects the lower urinary tract it is known as a bladder infection (cystitis) and when it affects the upper urinary tract it is known as kidney infection (pyelonephritis). (wikipedia.org)
  • Urinary tract infections have been described since ancient times with the first documented description in the Ebers Papyrus dated to c. 1550 BC. (wikipedia.org)
  • less commonly in healthy individuals, the gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, and respiratory tract are sites of candida infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • study observing the distribution of spermicide containing Nonoxynol-9 in the vaginal tract, showed "After 10 min the gel spread within the vaginal canal providing a contiguous covering of the epithelium of variable thickness. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Symptoms of a kidney infection include fever and flank pain usually in addition to the symptoms of a lower UTI. (wikipedia.org)
  • Systemic signs of infection include a fever or increase in temperature of more than 1.1 °C (2.0 °F) from usual, chills, and an increased white blood cell count. (wikipedia.org)
  • Efforts to prevent infections of the mouth include the use of chlorhexidine mouth wash in those with poor immune function and washing out the mouth following the use of inhaled steroids. (wikipedia.org)
  • Signs and symptoms classically include abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding. (wikipedia.org)