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How to treat vaginal bacterial infection??

How to treat vaginal bacterial infection??

Get diagnosed: And then treated with the appropriate antibiotic to cover the infection you have. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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How to treat vaginal yeast infection? Have been to doc and use 10days of insert. But after day 15 it came back again.

How to treat vaginal yeast infection? Have been to doc and use 10days of insert. But after day 15 it came back again.

Suppression: Many women will have recurrent vaginal yeast infections - an effective management is to treat the infection with an oral or topical medication then use that same medication once (or twice) weekly to prevent the return of the infection. ...Read more

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Are all vaginal infections self-treatable?

Are all vaginal infections self-treatable?

No: Some yeast infections may respond to otc antifungals. If they dont respond then your doctor will prescribe a stronger antifungal either a cream or pill. Bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas needs to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How do you treat vaginal yeast infection?

How do you treat vaginal yeast infection?

OTC meds: You can start first with the otc creams and suppositories. There will be a section at the drug store for this. However, if you've never had a yeast infection before, i'd recommend getting checked out by a doctor first just to confirm. Symptoms of yeast infections can also look like any number of other vaginal infections that could be more serious. ...Read more

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How can you treat vaginal yeast infection?

How can you treat vaginal yeast infection?

Yeast is a beast: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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How to treat a vaginal yeast infection? What's the best over-the-counter medicine for it?

No Endorsement: Almost all over the counter anti-fungals are effective. I can think of none that the fda has banned. We do not endorse one product over another here on this health app. ...Read more

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Is it possible that Ampiclox be used to treat vaginal infection in nigeria?

There are many: Different causes for vaginal infections. The type of infection needs to be identified before any medication recommendations can be made. ...Read more

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What should I do with my underwears after being treated for a vaginal infection?

What should I do with my underwears after being treated for a vaginal infection?

A good washing: Aftet a normal vaginal infection, there is only a need to wash your undergarments in a routine fashion using soap and water. ...Read more

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Can I develop a tolerance to clindamycin that will make it less effective to treat future vaginal infections?

Can I develop a tolerance to clindamycin that will make it less effective to treat future vaginal infections?

It might: Any bacteria can become resistant to an antibiotic if it is used repeatedly. If you are pregnant and the Clindamycin is being used to treat a vaginal infection, either Metronidazole or oral Clindamycin is likely to work better. ...Read more

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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


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