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While having a routine examination at obg clinic cervical tenderness was noted ( during tvs , i also have dysparunia) the dr taken HVS which came back showing heavy growth of klebsiella species! I had a HVS around 2 months ago which was fine. Where did it come from and what significance does it have specially when there are only 2-3 pus cells?

Doctor's Assistant: When was your last pap smear? Have you ever had an irregular pap?

2 months ago, was normal

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Recurrent e coli UTI monthly since last december, have been on antibiotics everytime i had a UTI

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: OB GYN
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OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 8 months ago
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OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 8 months ago

This species is part of the gut flora, the bowel

so it is usually a contaminant in this instance.

Have you had any other symptoms?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Dysparunia, usually vaginal discharge sometimes with unpleasant odur
OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 8 months ago

OK, that bug is usually a contaminant from sex, wiping incorrectly after a bowel movement etc.

A comprehensive analysis of the vaginal flora might be revealing.

In other words, the balance of flora could be off from previous antibiotic use, etc.

This is not uncommon.

A replacement product such as rephresh can help.

If it is not infecting you, not a lot of immediate significance, other than contamination and the possibility of infecting you.

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