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Side Effects Estriol Vaginal Cream
Usually: Because the cream is applied where the effect is needed, there is less chance of estrogen entering the blood stream and traveling to other organ systems to cause unwanted effects. But any medication can have side effects regardless of whether it is taken internally or externally, orally or parentally so please discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more
There are three forms of naturally occuring estrogen in the body, estrone, estradiol, and estriol. Estriol is the most commonly used and recommended form of estrogen for menopausal symptoms. Estriol has great benefit to the cells of the vagina but has little effect on the breast or the uterine lining when used conservatively. I always recommend the lowest dose of ...Read more
Iam getting a gelly like stuff from my vagina, iam worried about that. It started when I have applied a vaginal cream to my vagina before 3months?
See your doctor: A jelly like discharge is often semen. Semen turns into a thick gel when ejaculated into the vagina, this keeps it from all falling out. The semen then thins about 1 day later and exits the vagina, it often seems like a jelly. However, without seeing you we can't rule out infection. You should see your doctor for an exam and diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
Using terconazole vaginal cream 0.4% only at night but it makes my vagina itch inside I can't get relief is that normal?
With applicator: There should be a syringe-like applicator with the cream. It is filled and inserted all the way to the top of the vagina (usually at bedtime), then the plunger is depressed to release the cream. ...Read more
Vaginal applicator: Generally medications placed vaginally (e.g. Anti-fungals, Premarin (conjugated estrogens) cream...) come with a 'vaginal applicator'. The applicator twists on to the tube of medicine and with a slight squeeze the applicator fills up. The applicator is then placed in the vagina after which the plunger on the applicator is pushed- expelling the medication into the vagina. Voila! ...Read more
I was diagnosed with enterococcus infection of the vagina. I got treated with clindamycin vaginal cream for 7 days but stil have the burning siptoms.
What can I expect while using clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream USP 2%? What are the usual things that occur with the vagina? Frequent discharge?
Do vaginal and breast tightening pills and creams works if yes, are there any side effects? I have one nigerian friend who bought some vaginal pills from nigeria and it works in 5 minutes and lasts for 4days. She also recommended to me but i
I don't know of any!: I don't know of any pills that can do what you hope. What pills is your friend taking? What are the ingredients? ...Read more
Can clindamycin vaginal cream and flagyl orally taken, be used together for bv and pid. Should I take diflucan as precaution to yeast side effect?
Anti-fungal: I recommend that all of my female patients when taken any antibiotic be given a prescription for Diflucan. Antibiotics which killed a normal flora both in the mouth and in the vaginal region may predispose patients to developing yeast infections. I recommend that you always asks for generic Diflucan and have this on hand in case it is needed. ...Read more
Usually not: Clindamycin is an antibiotic and it will kill "bad" bacteria as well as normal or "good" bacteria, but the vaginal tissues will usually recolonized with the good lactobacillus bacteria soon after treatment. If a person is allergic to the medication there can be side effects. ...Read more
Is it a MD Rx?: If you have been diagnosed with vaginal candidal infection then use what was prescribed. If you are using an otc medicine without knowing with certainty then it may not work if it is a different type of vaginal infection. ...Read more
Hi, how can I decrese itches in the vaginal area? I used the clotrimazol vaginal cream and mtroinidazol but did not work.
Yeast: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Since yeast creams are not helping you will need to schedule a visit for testing to determine the cause ...Read more
I'm taking terconazole vaginal cream 0.4% & upon inserting an applicatorful it immediately started to ooz out, will it still be effective?
Probably: I'm assuming this is to treat a yeast infection? It is typical for some cream to leak out. It's always best for you to insert the medication at night, so that you're lying in bed for the next few hours while it works, and there's minimal leakage. If you finish the course of medicine, however, and are still having symptoms, talk to your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more
I hav gone on a holiday in indonesia n im facin a lil prob ie a hav burning feeling during sex n i wantd to ask if I can use any vaginal cream or tab?
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
How soon till you feel the affects of estrace vaginal cream? I used it daily for 2 wks and now am doing 3x per week and still no relief.
Relief from what?: Estrace is an estrogen cream that is design to replenish the estrogen deprived vaginal epithelium which lends suppleness and allows vaginal expansion during intercourse. Vaginal fluids can occur more readily after treatment. If the vagina has been estrogen deprived for a long period 3 weeks of Rx. will not completely restore its function. ...Read more