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Measures to prevent Vaginitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   every time i have sex with husband it smells like fish can you tell me if it is something that i have catched from him
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   i am 34
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   since i was pregnant with my six child
User :   after having baby still thesame
Doctor :   Do you have any curdy discharge from the vagina?
User :   no
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   You are about to have vaginal infection, if not already
Doctor :   Do you douche your vagina with aniseptics?\
User :   my husband says that it fells like goe inside my vagina
User :   no
Doctor :   Good, dont douche as it will kill the normal bacterial flora that is required- lactobacillus
User :   is that infection dangerous
Doctor :   Are you on treatment for any disease or taking Oral contraceptives?
User :   no
Doctor :   No it is a simple imbalance of organisms in the genitals. It can be easily cured. you may need
Doctor :   antifungal or anibacterial drugs
Doctor :   For which you must meet a gynecologist
User :   does it come from me or he give it to me
Doctor :   It is not an STD
Doctor :   It is because of various reasons- following pregnancy, low hygiene, OCPs
Doctor :   Not a very serious disease
Doctor :   But treatment is must or else it will persist
Doctor :   & cause complications later
Doctor :   It is easily treatable
User :   can this infection go away and does it harm my husband
Doctor :   It is easily treatable
Doctor :   It is not an STD
Doctor :   Wear cotton underwear
Doctor :   Do not douche.
Doctor :   Do not use perfumes/spray on the genital area
Doctor :   Eat a good healthy diet, minimising sugar intake
Doctor :   Include good yoghurt or acidophilus every day.
User :   thank you doctor will go doctor moday thank you very much
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