Gynecological Infections

There are many different types of infections, which can be due to varying factors. It is important to make an appointment to see one of our doctors if you feel you may have an infection. The sooner you have a diagnosis, the easier it is to treat.

Common Infections

If you think you may have an infection, it's important to be diagnosed by a physician and treated promptly. Here are some of the more common gynecological infections:

Bladder Infection and UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
Symptoms Include:

Our physicians will perform an exam, obtain a urine analysis culture to diagnose and accurately treat. A bladder infection or urinary tract infection can be treated with antibiotics and pain relievers.

Vaginitis
Symptoms include:

There are numerous types of Vaginitis: Diagnosis by a doctor is necessary to properly treat the infection with either cream or oral medication.

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
STIs are very common. You may not experience any symptoms, or you may have the following common symptoms:

It's important that you are evaluated in the office and treated with medication.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is some discharge normal?
Yes, a small amount of clear or heterogeneous (lumpy) discharge is normal. It should not have a foul odor or irritate the skin.

Does discharge vary with menstruation?
Yes, discharge can vary with your menstrual cycle.

How do I know if I have an infection or an STD?
Symptoms can vary among different STDs. You should contact a doctor as soon as you begin experiencing symptoms, or as soon as you think you may possibly be infected.

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