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Foreign body in the vagina

Also known as Vaginal Foreign Body

Foreign body in the vagina is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with foreign body in the vagina, 54% report having vaginal discharge, 22% report having pelvic pain, and 22% report having painful urination. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of foreign body in the vagina are vaginal discharge, back weakness, pus in sputum, emotional symptoms, muscle swelling, pus in urine, abnormal size or shape of ear, and low back weakness, although you may still have foreign body in the vagina without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with foreign body in the vagina often receive nonoperative removal of foreign body, pelvis exam, standard pregnancy test, corneal transplant, procedures on spleen, removal of ectopic pregnancy, tracheostomy; temporary and permanent and diagnostic endocrine procedures .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with foreign body in the vagina include levonorgestrel, miconazole topical product, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine, grepafloxacin (raxar), malathion topical, gemtuzumab (mylotarg), gadoteridol (prohance), carbinoxamine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine, devil's claw preparation, isocarboxazid (marplan), medrysone ophthalmic and magnesium lactate .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for foreign body in the vagina include race/ethnicity = other, sex == female, race/ethnicity = black and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years, sex == male, age 60-74 years, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get foreign body in the vagina.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
3.3x
30-44 years
1.4x
45-59 years
0.5x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.8x
Hispanic
0.7x
White
0.8x
Other
1.5x
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