Vaginitis is a medical term used to describe various conditions associated with inflammation and infection of the vagina. Diseases of this group can be caused by fungi, bacteria or viruses that have entered the female reproductive system.
The most common vaginal infections are bacterial vaginosis, thrush, and trichomoniasis. In case of infection with these diseases, a woman should seek the advice of her attending physician, since self-therapy without preliminary examination and tests can lead to a worsening of the disease and general health.
A diagnosis is usually made by a specialist based on symptoms and test results. The appropriate treatment is built using the most effective drug designed to get rid of the causative agent of the disease. Depending on your condition, your doctor may prescribe vaginal suppositories (suppositories), antifungal tablets, or antibiotics in the form of a tablet or solution for injection. The prescribed form of release depends on the degree of damage and the duration of the disease.
For bacterial vaginosis, antibiotics based on metronidazole or clindamycin are usually recommended. Among the most common means are "Klion", "Metrid", "Metrovagin", "Metronidazole", "Rozex", "Dalatsin", "Clindacin", "Klindes", "Klindatop". Sexual partner therapy is not required. In 1/3 of all cases, the infection can go away on its own. You can also get rid of trichomoniasis with Metronidazole. Typically, the selected medicines are used once.
If this is your first time getting sick with thrush, you should also talk to your doctor about possible treatments beforehand. Serious lesions can be treated with oral tablets. Usually, these are prescribed "Fluconazole" ("Diflucan") and "Itraconazole" ("Orungamin"). For patients with moderate symptoms, Nystatin, Miconazole, and Clotrimazole can be used. During the course, you should not take alcoholic beverages, as mixing can lead to nausea and vomiting.
Good personal hygiene is important to avoid worsening symptoms. Care should be taken to keep the genital area clean and dry. Take a shower and temporarily stop taking baths. During the treatment period, you should not use sprays and powders for feminine hygiene. It is advisable to refuse sexual contact. Abstinence should be observed until the symptoms disappear completely.