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  • BV Symptoms
    Of all the BV symptoms, the most common is an abnormal, fishy-smelling vaginal discharge. This eMedTV article discusses other BV symptoms (and their complications), such as vaginal itch or irritation and a burning sensation when urinating.
  • Camila
    Camila is a prescription birth control pill that contains only the progestin hormone. This eMedTV page describes how Camila works, lists possible side effects that may occur, and explains what you should know before using this form of contraception.
  • Camila Birth Control Pill
    Camila birth control pills are often prescribed to help prevent an unwanted pregnancy. This eMedTV Web segment looks at the drug, including its possible sid effects, warnings, dosing, uses, and drug interactions.
  • Camila Dosing
    Taking your Camila dose just a few hours late can significantly increase your risk of pregnancy. This eMedTV resource offers more detailed Camila dosing guidelines and explains what to do if you miss any pills or have late menstrual periods.
  • Camila Side Effects
    Headache, nausea, and menstrual changes are common side effects of Camila. As this eMedTV segment explains, while most side effects of the drug are not dangerous, some may require immediate medical attention, such as depression or an allergic reaction.
  • Can I Buy Oxytrol Without a Prescription?
    This eMedTV article takes a look at whether you can buy Oxytrol without a prescription to treat an overactive bladder. This resource describes what the nonprescription version of this medicine is used for and for whom it is approved.
  • Can Vitex Help You Get Pregnant?
    Vitex may increase your chances of pregnancy if you have infertility issues. This eMedTV article addresses the question, "Can vitex help you get pregnant?" This page also covers how vitex may actually interfere with your chances of getting pregnant.
  • Candeda
    This eMedTV Web resource discusses how yeast infections (candidiasis) occur when there is an imbalance of Candida, a type of fungus. This page also describes possible causes and symptoms of yeast infections. Candeda is a common misspelling of Candida.
  • Candida
    Candida infections occur when the normal acidity of the vagina changes or when the hormonal balance changes. This eMedTV article offers more information on this topic and lists common symptoms and treatment options that are available.
  • Candida Albicans
    An overgrowth of Candida albicans, a type of fungus that is found in the vagina, can cause yeast infections. This eMedTV segment provides detailed information on Candida albicans, including ways to diagnose and treat the infection.
  • Candida Cure
    A Candida cure can often be found through antifungal medicines, such as miconazole. This eMedTV article explains how proper diagnosis can lead to effective treatment for Candida and discusses the medications that are used.
  • Candida Symptoms
    On average, Candida symptoms are often similar to those seen with other types of vaginal infections. This eMedTV Web page lists common symptoms of Candida, such as itching and burning of the vagina or abnormal discharge, as well as symptoms in men.
  • Candida Testing
    Getting tested for Candida involves using a swab to take a sample from the affected area. As discussed in this eMedTV article, testing is the most efficient way to test for yeast infections, since the infection itself may have few symptoms.
  • Candida Treatment
    This segment from the eMedTV website lists different Candida treatment options, such as the drugs butoconazole, miconazole, and clotrimazole. These antifungal drugs are the most common and efficient treatment methods prescribed.
  • Candida Yeast Infections
    This eMedTV article presents a brief description of Candida, the organism responsible for most yeast infections. It explains how this condition develops, possible symptoms, and the most likely treatment option. A link to more details is also included.
  • Candidas Albicans
    What most women call a "yeast infection" is caused by a fungus called Candida albicans. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of this fungus and a link to more information. Candidas albicans is a common misspelling of Candida albicans.
  • Candidia
    This eMedTV page offers an overview of Candida, a type of fungus that causes yeast infections (candidiasis). This page also covers possible causes, symptoms, and treatment options for Candida infections. Candidia is a common misspelling of Candida.
  • Candidias
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how Candida is a type of fungus that can multiply and cause candidiasis (yeast infections). This page also discusses possible symptoms and treatment options. Candidias is a common misspelling of Candida.
  • Candita
    Candida is a type of fungus that causes candidiasis (yeast infections). This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at what causes candidiasis, as well as possible symptoms of the condition. Candita is a common misspelling of Candida.
  • Cause of Infertility
    What causes infertility? As you'll see in this eMedTV page, there are many possible causes, from age to lifestyle choices to low ovarian reserve. This article takes an in-depth look at the topic, with details on infertility causes in both men and women.
  • Cause of Yeast Infection
    The cause of yeast infections is linked directly to an imbalance of the fungus Candida albicans. This eMedTV resource further explores this cause, including a list of risk factors that could increase a woman's chances of getting an infection.
  • Causes of BV
    An increase of harmful bacteria in the vagina is the primary cause of BV. This eMedTV segment discusses the things that, while not actual "causes," can lead to this increase, such as frequent douching or not using a condom.
  • Causes of Overactive Thyroid
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, an overactive thyroid may be caused by things like Graves' disease, thyroid nodules, or pituitary adenomas. This resource offers more details on the medical conditions that can cause hyperthyroidism.
  • Causes of Underactive Thyroid
    As this eMedTV page explains, there are many different causes of an underactive thyroid. This page examines them in detail and explains the differences between primary, secondary, and tertiary hypothyroidism, the medical term for an underactive thyroid.
  • Causes of Urinary Track Infection
    E. coli bacteria are usually the causes of urinary tract infection. This eMedTV resource also discusses other possible causes, such as infection with chlamydia and mycoplasma. Urinary track infection is a common misspelling of urinary tract infection.
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