How do medications treat prepubescent vulvovaginitis?

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Medication can be very effective in treating symptoms of prepubescent 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 of prepubescent vulvovaginitis is an allergic reaction to soap chemicals or sprays, antihistamines can be taken. Antihistamines treat allergy symptoms such as pain, congestion, or swelling.

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Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis refers to numerous types of infections that can affect the vulva and vaginal area. Causes of vulvovaginitis include yeast, bacteria, parasites STDs and other viruses. If you have symptoms of vulvovaginitis like odor...

, discharge, itching, rash or pain in the vagina, you should call your doctor. You will want to make sure that you are treated for this condition, as it does not always go away on its own.
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