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Diseases » Bacterial vaginosis » Glossary
 

Glossary for Bacterial vaginosis

  • Bacterial diseases: Diseases caused by a bacterial infection
  • Chlamydia: Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms.
  • Clotrimazole -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clotrimazole (an antifungal medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Conditions involving a pathogen: Medical conditions involving some type of pathogen, such as a virus or bacteria.
  • Diflucan -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diflucan (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Diseases contagious from sex: Diseases that can be contracted through sexual contact
  • Diseases contagious from vaginal sex: Diseases that can be contracted through the act of vaginal sex
  • Dyspareunia: Vaginal pain after sexual intercourse
  • Ectopic pregnancy: A condition where a fertilized egg embeds itself outside the uterus.
  • Fluconazole -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fluconazole (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Gonorrhea: Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms.
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Interstitial cystitis: A rare condition involving inflammatory disease of the bladder which progresses slowly.
  • Low birth weight: When the weight of a new born baby is below average
  • Miconazole -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Miconazole during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • No symptoms: The absence of noticable symptoms.
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Infection of the womb and fallopian tubes.
  • Pelvic conditions: Any medical condition affecting the pelvic region.
  • Sexual Conditions: Any condition that affects sexual function
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Various diseases spread by sexual contact.
  • Small baby: Small size of newborn baby
  • Trichomoniasis: Sexually transmitted parasitic infection.
  • Under-diagnosed conditions: Any medical condition that is undiagnosed
  • Ureaplasma urealyticum: A condition which is characterized by urethritis in males and genital tract infections in females
  • Vagina conditions: Any condition that affects the female vagina
  • Vaginal candidiasis: Fungal infection of the vagina, sometimes called thrush.
  • Vaginal discharge: Discharge from the vagina as a symptom
  • Vaginal odor: Vaginal smell or scent symptoms
  • Vaginitis: Vaginal inflammation or infection of any type.
  • Women-only conditions: Conditions affecting women (females), but not males.
  • Womens health conditions: Medical conditions related to women's health.

 

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