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How Long Should Vaginitis Last
Vaginitis developed on spring break after party last night (really need help asap so my folks wont know)?
Within a few days: Usually should feel better within few days to a week. Sometime you may have yeast that is resistant to the medication. Sometimes you need to be on longer courses or a different medication. If you are getting worse or not better in a week follow up with your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1-2 weeks: When the estrogen is given directly into the vagina (as a cream, tablet or ring) then it is quite rapid the turnaround in symptoms. The actual vagina skin does not make its full recovery until around 2 wks of use. Using oral estrogen sometimes takes a long time, much longer by weeks even months to rebuild the vaginal tissue. ...Read more
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
A few days: Usually if it is not resisitent, but i never use oral Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) in my pts as that can cause a lot of bowel problems , vaginal Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel or vag Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vag supp are much safer and usually just as effective, if it doesn't go away u need a culture by a good lab as there are 6 diff bact that can cause BV and there are a lot of other ones that can cause vaginal discharges, including some of the stdones. ...Read more
Last two tries at vaginal cream for thrush/vaginitis have burnt the outside 'flaps' and not worked. What can I use to treat burnt skin?
Is it possible to still feel a little irritation itchiness a couple days before the last treatment medication for bacterial vaginitis?
My girl just told me she has bacterial vaginitis, now we haven't had sex in a long time. I read it could be caused by sex. Is that that only wa?
Is it ok to have anal sex when you're using an internal gel to take away bacterial vaginitis, as long as no vaginal penetration takes place?
Complicated: Anal intercourse is likely to produce contamination of the perineal surface whether or not there is vaginal penetration, and that may cause recolonization of the vaginal barrel with the organisms that produced your bv. There is no way to prove this one way or the other, but theoretically at least, there is a risk. ...Read more
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