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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Estriol Vaginal Cream

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Does estrogen vaginal cream have fewer side effects than estrogen pills?

Does estrogen vaginal cream have fewer side effects than estrogen pills?

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

Dr. Janet Chollet
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Estriol (Definition)

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


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Does clindamycin vaginal cream have any side effects?

Does clindamycin vaginal cream have any side effects?

Bacterial vaginitis: Clindamycin vaginal cream can be absorbed into the systemic circulation and produce clostridium difficile colitis. Vaginal pain, candidiasis, and other local vulvovaginal problems have been reported in about 1% of individuals taking it. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Using terconazole vaginal cream 0.4% only at night but it makes my vagina itch inside I can't get relief is that normal?

Using terconazole vaginal cream 0.4% only at night but it makes my vagina itch inside I can't get relief is that normal?

Is it yeast?: Are you treating a yeast infection, and if so, are you allergic to terconazole? It might be time to try a different product if it is yeast, and to have a MD confirm an alternate diagnosis if it isn't yeast. ...Read more

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How do I apply clotrimazole vaginal cream to my vagina?

How do I apply clotrimazole vaginal cream to my vagina?

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

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How should I apply clotrimazole vaginal cream into my vagina?

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

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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?

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

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Does clindamycin vaginal cream have any bad effects?

Does clindamycin vaginal cream have any bad effects?

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

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Plz recommend a good vaginal cream for itching?

Plz recommend a good vaginal cream for itching?

Possible yeast: You may try clotrimazole or miconazole cream over the counter. If your symptoms persist or worsen stop the cream and make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my gf taking clindamycin vaginal cream?

Why is my gf taking clindamycin vaginal cream?

Probably BV: One possibility is that she is being treated for a bacterial infection called bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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Can you safely use expired Clindamycin vaginal cream?

Don't use if expired: Never use medications if expired. They may still work, but you can't be sure. An expired antibiotic may not kill all the bacteria and could lead to a more severe infection. ...Read more

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Can expired Clindamycin vaginal cream safely be used?

If stored properly: If the Clindamycin was stored in a cool, dry place, then it should be usable for up to two years past its expiration date. ...Read more

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Is Monistat 7 vaginal cream stronger and work the best?

Maybe: Stronger than what? Thee are many anti-fungals on the market. Stronger ones need a doctors prescription. Monistat is available to treat most yeast infections. ...Read more

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Should I use any cream (candid vaginal cream)? Clotrimazole?

Should I use any cream (candid vaginal cream)?
Clotrimazole?

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

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How long should someone wait to have sex after using vaginal cream?

How long should someone wait to have sex after using vaginal cream?

Which type of: Cream are you referring to? It may be uncomfortable to have vaginal penetration if you have a symptomatic yeast infection. ...Read more

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Hi, how can I decrese itches in the vaginal area? I used the clotrimazol vaginal cream and mtroinidazol but did not work.

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

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I'm taking terconazole vaginal cream 0.4% & upon inserting an applicatorful it immediately started to ooz out, will it still be effective?

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

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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?

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?

Burning during sex: This can be caused by many things including yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, sexually transmitted diseases, atrophic vaginitis — the only way to know for sure is to have an exam and to get tested. Only then can you get a good and safe treatment. ...Read more

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Can vaginal cream stop menstruation?

Can vaginal cream stop menstruation?

Cream: Never. Vaginal cream is just a cream. Only hormones can change your period. ...Read more

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How long does vaginal cream need to stay inside to treat yeast?

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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What type of vaginal cream can you use for a latex condom allergic reaction?

What type of vaginal cream can you use for a latex condom allergic reaction?

No latex condom: There is no specific cream for latex allergic people. The only way to avoid a reaction is to avoid exposure to latex and use only non-latex condom. Do note that lamb skin condom does not present std transmission. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Can you use miconazole 2% vaginal cream while nursing?

Can you use miconazole 2% vaginal cream while nursing?

Not clearly: Contraindicated, only advice of caution for most anti-thrush creams during breastfeeding, the reason is there isn't enough data to assure safety, but no solid proof for harm either, ...Read more