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How Good Is Vaginal Mesh And Which One Is The Best
Hi I am a twenty soon to be twenty one year old female and I have vaginal thrush, what's the best way to deal with this? Tablets? Cream?
There are so many different OTC treatments for vaginal yeast infections- 1 day, 3 day, 7 day...which is the best one??
VAGINITIS: It can be diagnosed by the sx or appearance of discharge. Your gyne will do smears, cultures etc. And give the right rx. ...Read more
Patient specific: The best surgical treatment is one that is tailored to your specific findings and complaints. One surgery does not fit all patients. There is controversy about newer mesh surgery versus older methods. There is more and more robotic prolapse surgery. The best surgery is one done to your specific needs by a surgeon who does these surgeries often and has experience. ...Read more
Have a work up first: There are so many causes of discharge, it is hard to say. Before you treat it, you should have a thorough exam and history. That way you are treating exactly what the problem is and it will be more effective. ...Read more
Please see your Dr.: Vaginal itching can have a number of different causes. Before treatment, a diagnosis has to be made. Fragrances and dyes in products used in the area, including laundry detergents, fabric softeners, pads, wipes, soaps, etc. Can cause itching. So can vaginal yeast or other infections and several inflammatory skin conditions. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Depends on age: At age 23, problems with vaginal dryness are unlikely to be due to hormonal problems and more likely to be due to infection. Rule out yeast as #1 cause. Second, rule out a bacterial infection. Third, if for sex, use water based lubricant. If none of these apply to you, then an exam by gynecologist to look at vagina and make sure there are no auto-immune issues causing dryness. ...Read more
Topical therapy: Uncomplicated disease can usually responds to short courses of vaginal or oral antifungals. Vaginal treatments containing nystatin, miconazole, clotrimazole, butoconazole, terconazole and tioconazole are all effective. Many of these are available without a prescription. Failure to respond to over the counter treatment should trigger a visit to your gynecologist. ...Read more
Vaginal Pain RX: Until a diagnosis is made, it is impossible to recommend treatment. There are many different conditions that can cause pain. So it's best you see your physician. Infections, allergy, trauma and endometriosis can all cause vaginal pain and have very different treatments. ...Read more
What are the best products for vaginal & anal hygiene? How can I keep the vagina odorless? How to minimize discharges, I'm ok according to gynogolygist
Hopefully the link: Below would give u useful tips. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/359-smart-shopping-feminine-cleansers/. ...Read more
What is the best soap for the vaginal and rectum area that isn't too harsh for every day use, thank you?
Best soap.: Some of my most fastidious patients have ended up changing their vaginal flora by using soap too enthusiastically in their genital area. I recommend soaping only the areas exposed when you clench your thighs together. Other than that, I don't recommend any particular type of soap. I do prefer products without parabens. ...Read more
I've had folliculitis in the vaginal area for years now, what is the best treatment for the scarring and itch it has created?
Stop shaving?: If you have been shaving the area, stop. That may be the main problem, perhaps the only problem. If pubic area hair control remains important, consider a hair removal cream instead. If not shaving, other factors may be important -- for example, you may be carrying virulent staph or strep. If you haven't yet seen a dermatologist, consider it now. She or he should be able to sort this out. Good luck ...Read more
What foods should I eat while taking radiation for vaginal cancer, also what are the best drinks to drink?
Depends on symptoms: Treatment with radiation towards the pelvis may have effects on the bowel. If diarrhea develops we suggest a low fiber diet. If a patient becomes fatigued we try decreasing carbohydrates and increasing protein. For most a balanced nutritious diet with variety works fine. All of this is tempered to not change a diet for a diabetic or other specialized diets when needed. ...Read more
Not possible.: You will always have a small amount of the organism (candida) living on your skin surface. Normal skin bacteria compete with yeast and do not allow them to grow enough to cause an infection. However, when you take an antibiotic enough bacteria my be killed on the skin or in the vagina to allow the yeast to overgrow and cause an infection. ...Read more
No such thing: I am sorry. There is no such product ...Read more
None: There is no cream available that I am aware of. ...Read more
Opting for a total hysterectomy for reoccurring cin3 (keeping ovaries). .. Is an abdominal or vaginal procedure the best in this situation?
Discuss with Surgeon: It is a decision you can make with your surgeon as there can be different benefits and risks depending on each individuals case. A vaginal approach of course, precludes having a scar on your abdomen which is important to some. Best wishes. ...Read more
Soap and water: Dove, Caress and Ivory are the best non irritating soaps to use. Commercial products tend to create irritations to that area and in your case, a rash. ...Read more
Which date should I trust : The one on my Monistat 7 box (1 month expired) or the date on the vaginal suppositories (good till January 2018)?
Dates to trust:
I assume the dates are correct. Not sure what you mean by trust? I do not know what the regulations are in CA on labeling meds. Most are good for sometime even years after the expiration dates.
But to be sure get new ones. ...Read more