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I have been feeling sick a month now. Abdominal pain,

Hi Pearl, I have been feeling sick for over a month now. Abdominal pain, cramps, nausea, loss of appetite, exhausted all the time, can't concentrate, occasional diarrhea, foul smell from vagina, bleeding for a month now. My OB did an ultra sound and there is a small simple cyst on my left ovary. Gave me Bc to take to "regulate" bleeding. My primary did blood test and my WBC was 15.8 as of last Friday. She had me come back in today due to an infection. Did a urine sample, came back negative for infection, still sent out for cultures. Also did a vaginal swab. Asked me to do a stool samples and then more blood work in a month. I just don't see how I am suppose to keep living like this when it has completely changed my quality of life for the past month. Missing work, don't get out of bed, can't take care of responsibilities due to not feeling well.JA: In general, how has your health been lately? How long have you been dealing with the issue?Customer: I had a cyst when I was 17 that was surgically removed due to all the same symptoms. I'm concerned this is the cause of infection and should go into ER when I'm only feeling worse each day.JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should be aware of?Customer: Health was fine about month and half, two months ago. Been feeling sick ever since. I have had symptoms the past month or soJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Doctor about your situation and then connect you two.Customer: She knows I have endometriosis. Did a pregnancy test which was negative.

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How can I get rid of a vaginal yeast infection that won't respond

How can I get rid of a vaginal yeast infection that won't respond to Diflucan or any other OTC treatment? I'm a normal 45 year old woman with absolutely no other health issue. I eat healthy and lead a very healthy lifestyle. I cannot understand why my body can't fight this off. I'm getting desperate because of the severe burning and the feeling like I need to pee all the time. It's been a month and I've tried everything.

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I seemed to have been struggling with symptoms of bv few

I seemed to have been struggling with symptoms of bv for a few months. At first I had a uti about 5 months ago, then got a yeast infection, and then the bv symptoms started up a bit after that. But now my clitoris has been feeling dry and itchy and now it looks as if it's peeling. It start up days before my period and I'm on my period right now so it's been going on for maybe a week now. I'm 22 and have been with the same partner for almost ten months and none of my lady issues start till a couple months after I started dating him. Idk if I'm allergic to him, as in a product he uses? Or if now my hormones have altered considering my age?JA: OK. The Gynecologist will need to help you with this. Is there anything else important you think the Gynecologist should know?Customer: Not that I can think of.JA: I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Gynecologist about your situation and connect you two.

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Dr Uzair

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I am looking to get a interpretation on the my results from

Hi there,I am looking to get a interpretation on the my results from a high vaginal swab, I am not sure what the significance of it is or if I am suffering from an infection and whether I need treatment. I have not yet had a consultation and very worried as I have received these results. What do they mean. I am currently not experiencing any vaginal symptoms.MicrobiologyVaginal Swab MC&SMicroscopy White Blood Cells NOT seenEpithelial cells +Yeast NOT seenTrichomonas NOT seenClue cells NOT seenCulture1) Heavy Growth of Escherichia coli, Significance uncertainAmpicillin RCefuroxime SCiprofloxacin SGentamicin SCo-Amoxyclav SMicrobiology Comment : Anaerobes NOT isolated.I Would appreciate a gynaecologist to give me an idea of what is happening.

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Dr. Norm S.

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I have tested positive (urine). Boyfriend tested negative

I have tested positive for chlamydia (urine). Boyfriend tested negative (blood, urine and swab). Monogamous for 2 yes. Both negative std tests prior to that. Could I have a false positive?

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Dr Ted Manos

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I had a blood test after finding out the man I was having

I had a blood test for chlamydia after finding out the man I was having sex with was not monogamous. The last contact I had with him was about a month prior to the test, and the test was negative. I started seeing someone else, and five months after our first sexual contact, I tested positive for chlamydia (via vaginal swab). I was not having symptoms- just a routine test. The first man was far more at risk of giving it to me, and I am wondering if it is possible that I didn't have antibodies when I was tested at that time, and I had the infection the whole time, and then tested positive 7 months later.

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Dr Ted Manos

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After a miscarriage i am very concerned to learn my results

Hi there,After a miscarriage i am very concerned to learn my results for my HVS considering I am trying to conceive a child with my husband.My HVS showed a heavy growth of e coli,( significance unknown)No wbc seenNo anerobes seenNo yeast seenNo other pathogens seenEpiphilal cell (+)Ampicillin resistantSensitive to Cefuroxime , CIPROFLIXACIN, GENTAMYCIN ETC.I was given a prescription for cefuroxime 500 MG 3 times a day for 7 daysWill this be suffient to clear a heavy growth? how concerned should I be about this result ?I've never heard e coli in the vagina and what implications does it have on the fetus should I want to conceive?Does my husband need treatment for this also?I would love some advice,Many thanksLwIt s resistant to ampicillin but can be treated with

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Dr Ted Manos

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I am a healthy 28 year old woman and recently CVS changed my

Hello, I am a healthy 28 year old woman and recently CVS changed my birth control pill to tri-estarylla in October and I have had 3 yeast infections since being switched. I was previously taking tri-previfem.I am as close to miserable add you can get right now, I have a horrible yeast infection. I used Monistat 1 on Sunday and it didn't help. Do I need to request that it be switched back or call my ob/gyn? I don't want this causing any issues when we try for our second child.Help!Thank You!

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I went to my local health department today testing not

I went to my local health department today for std testing not because I feel like I have anything but to be safe. I have been with the same person for over a year and have been tested with negative results each few months I requested testing. Today theydid a vaginal swab as usual and when she came back in she said everything looked good except that my wbc count from the swab was elevated. She said that is an indicator of having chlamydia or gon. And that we would have to wait about a week for the resultsto come back.. When I got home I looked at my online lab portfolio and in January of ealier this year when I was tested my wbc count was 20 but nothing was said to me. I was wondering what the normal wbc count is for a vaginal swab and if my results mean thatI may have an std?

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Dr. Norm S.

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