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How To Treat Vaginitis Quickly
Yeast tx: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more
Tips: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 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
Possible, but ...: We are not born equal; some women tends to get UTI often - usually occurring in 1-2 days after intercourse and others don't. For those with no underlying anatomical abnormality, a 3-5-day use of antibiotics can clear UTI symptoms quickly or on low-dose continual use or on self-testing with self-treatment... More detail & specifics? Seek evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more
Yeast infections: Yeast infections can occur anywhere on the body. For groin yeast infections you will still need to treat the yeast with medication but then cut out sugar, take a probiotic, make sure the area affected is dry before putting on clothes, wear dri fit clothes that help absorb sweat and decrease yeast formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: Balanitis should improved & even healed timely if the glans penis is well ventilated, cleansed, & dried with timely circumcison if long, tight foreskin is the underlying cause. If circumcision can not be accepted, applying topical antifungal with 05-1 % hysrocortisone cream 1-2 times daily besides keeping the area clean and dry as much as possible will do the trick of help. More? See doc timely... ...Read more
Many Causes: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read more
If chronic: Vulvar care is very important. No douching, no introduction of soaps or other cleaning agents between the labia. If you have heavy or long menses taking ocp's to shorten them or getting an ablation may help. Avoid tampons, use only presservative free cotton pads, and use cotton underwear exclusively. Avoiding sugars and using a probiotic- but you may have to go through several to find yours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yeast: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more
I would recommend...: This natural treatment for the prevention of yeast, which is to use plain yogurt, mix it in a douche bottle (buy a douching kit from the store but don"t use the vinegar solution given) with half/half water. Then use this to irrigate the vagina 2-3 times per week. This will increase the vaginal bacteria called lactobacillus, which will help to prevent yeast infections. ...Read more
Treatment of UTI: That depends: where in the urinary tract the infection is present and if indeed there is an infection present. A lower tract infection may be treated with a short course of antibiotics but a deep kidney infection may take weeks of IV antibiotics. Ut symptoms may be an infection but may also be from a vaginal infection or hypersensitivity from soaps, perfumes, or other topical agents. ...Read more
Anatomy and design: Your anatomy may allow retention of the medication and the medication is designed to be somewhat adherent to the vaginal walls. ...Read more
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