How do medications treat nonspecific vulvovaginitis?

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Medication can be very effective in treating symptoms of nonspecific vulvovaginitis. The most common medications prescribed are antibacterial drugs. These can come in the form of topical creams, ointments, or tablets, and can even be taken orally. If doctors suspect a case of nonspecific vulvovaginitis is caused by an allergic reaction to soap chemicals, sprays, or condom or other contraceptive materials, antihistamines can be taken. Antihistamines treat allergy symptoms such as pain, congestion, or swelling.

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