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I think I have vaginitis, my last exam i was prescribed oral meds, but had an allergic reaction so didn't finish. Can some1 else prescribe something?

I think I have vaginitis, my last exam i was prescribed oral meds, but had an allergic reaction so didn't finish. Can some1 else prescribe something?

Vaginal inserts: There are antibiotics that come as vaginal inserts. Depending on what infection you have, it's possible that can be prescribed instead. ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

The suffix "itis" means inflammation. The "vagin" portion refers to the vagina, so it is inflammation of the vagina. Usually (almost always) this inflammation is due to infection, and there are several different causes for infections of this ...Read more


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Diagnosed w/vaginitis 6 months ago, stopped oral meds, allergic reaction, itching unbearable, what can I do right now for it? Can carenow give pres?

Diagnosed w/vaginitis 6 months ago, stopped oral meds, allergic reaction, itching unbearable, what can I do right now for it? Can carenow give pres?

See a physician: You don't mention what medications you had used and when you stopped them. Vaginitis usually responds to medications fairly rapidly. Until you see a physician who knows you, take cold or tepid showers, use anti-itch lotion such as sarna with pramoxine, otc fexofenadine 180mg ot cetirizne 10mg and make an early appoitment with your physician. ...Read more

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What is vaginitis?

What is vaginitis?

Infection & other: Vagin"itis" means inflammation of the vagina; the symptoms often include abnormal discharge and irritation. It can be caused by organisms either not present there normally or present in only small numbers (yeast, trichomonas, some bacterial types). Lack of estrogen after menopause and certain autoimmune disorders can also cause a similar problem. ...Read more

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What cause gardnarela vaginitis is bad?

What cause gardnarela vaginitis is bad?

Gardnerella vaginiti: Gardnerella vaginitis is a common cause of vaginitis seen in sexually active women. It can produce a yellow to gray discharge and has a fishy odor. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of vaginitis?

What are the main symptoms of vaginitis?

Discharge/irritation: A vaginitis (vaginal inflammation) can, most commonly, be caused by bacteria, yeast or an organism called trichomonas. The most common symptoms are itching, burning and/or irritation, with or without a discharge and/or an odor that is unpleasent or abnormal for the patient.. Post menopausal patients may develop an atrophic vaginitis from a lack of estrogen.. ...Read more

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Can you catch vaginitis off toilet seats?

Not usually: Most often the answer is no. However, if the toilet seat is wet and trichomonas is present it is remotely possible as this particular vaginal infection goes from one warm moist place to another but usually through sexual or genital contact.. ...Read more

Dr. Timothy Brown
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Vaginal Infections (Definition)

Vaginal infections is a term for any infection affecting the vagina and can be caused by yeast or bacteria, and may be sexually transmitted. They may result in pain, ...Read more