- Q What is the medicine for vaginal odor?
Dr. Cynthia Washington, Family MedicineBacteria, yeast, infections from sexually transmitted diseases, a forgotten tampon or poor hygiene, may cause vaginal odor. One particular bacterial infection known as Bacterial Vaginosis can cause a fishy odor and vaginal discharge. Bacterial... Full Answer
- Q How do medications treat vulvovaginitis?
Medication can be very effective in treating symptoms of vulvovaginitis. The most common medications prescribed are antibacterial or antifungal drugs. These can come in the form of topical creams or ointments, and can even be taken orally. If the cause... Full Answer
- Q Can estrogen deficient vulvovaginitis be cured?
Most women who display symptoms of estrogen deficient vulvovaginitis respond well to treatment. Women who are breastfeeding and experience a drop in estrogen levels can take oral medication or simply wait for their hormone levels to regulate themselves... Full Answer
- Q Are there alternative treatments for estrogen deficient vulvovaginitis?
The most recommended alternative treatment for women with estrogen deficient vulvovaginitis is an increase in sexual activity. Although symptoms such as irritation, dryness, or sores often decrease a woman's desire for sex, it can be extremely helpful in... Full Answer
- Q What are treatment options for estrogen deficient vulvovaginitis?
There are a number of treatment options available for women with estrogen deficient vulvovaginitis. Women who experience mild symptoms will be advised to use several lubricants or moisturizers as needed. However, if a woman experiences more severe... Full Answer
- Q How do medications treat estrogen deficient vulvovaginitis?
Women diagnosed with more severe cases of estrogen deficient vulvovaginitis can be treated with hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) medication. These medications aim to replace lowered levels of estrogen, while keeping the rest of the body's hormones in... Full Answer
- Q Can nonspecific vulvovaginitis be cured?
People with nonspecific vulvovaginitis typically respond well to treatment, and are usually cured within a week. The most common form of treatment is medication which can come in the form of creams, tablets, or pills. These medications are usually... Full Answer
- Q How can prescription medication treat vulvovaginitis?
Your doctor may prescribe you medication to treat vulvovaginitis, depending on its causes. Some causes of vulvovaginitis, including an overgrowth of bacteria and the sexually transmitted disease trichomoniasis, must be treated by prescription medication... Full Answer
- Q How do medications treat bacterial vulvovaginitis?
Medication can be very effective in treating symptoms of bacterial vulvovaginitis. The most common medications prescribed are antibacterial drugs, which kill any overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina. These can come in the form of topical creams or... Full Answer
- Q What are treatment options for nonspecific vulvovaginitis?
There are a number of treatments available to nonspecific vulvovaginitis, which each depends on the cause of the infection. The most common treatments of bacterial or fungal infections include prescribed oral medication or topical medication. Examples of... Full Answer