Vaginal mycosis drugs and methods of treatment

Vaginal mycosis, i.e. vaginal candidiasis or vaginal thrush, is a common problem that affects many women. Vaginal thrush is an opportunistic disease, which means that it attacks weakened organisms. A fungal infection of the vagina or mycosis on the labia can take a chronic form, a one-off or occurring after antibiotic therapy. If you notice disturbing symptoms, be sure to consult a doctor to quickly implement appropriate medications for vaginal mycosis.

Vaginal thrush symptoms

  • Itching and irritation of the vagina and vulva
  • White, odorless discharge with the consistency of curd
  • Redness and swelling of the intimate area
  • Burning during intercourse and urination

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Vaginal mycosis - questions and answers

  • What does vaginal thrush look like?

      Mycosis of the labia or vaginal mycosis is nothing more than fungal infections of the vagina manifested by redness and swelling in the intimate area. Along with them there is a white, curd discharge, a burning and itching sensation that is very persistent.
  • What medications for vaginal thrush?

      Vaginal candidiasis requires the use of appropriate preparations containing clotrimazole, butoconazole, miconazole or thioconazole. They can be used topically, for example by applying Clotrimazole to the vagina or in oral form. Vaginal fungal infection medications are: vaginal antifungal pessaries, vaginal mycosis ointment, vaginal mycosis tablets.
  • Are there home remedies for vaginal thrush?

      Vulvar mycosis should be treated pharmacologically. Nevertheless, there are methods to support treatment at home. Proper hygiene and frequent washing have a positive effect on candidiasis and vaginal itching. It is also important to stop using cosmetics for intimate hygiene or use appropriate preparations with lactobacilli. When we have the impression that we have been affected by perpetual vaginal mycosis, constantly recurring and troublesome, it is worth taking care of airy underwear and not using underwear during sleep.
  • What are the causes of vaginal mycosis?

      When vaginal thrush appears, the reasons for its formation can be various. The most common contributing factors include untreated diabetes, pregnancy, and errors in hygiene. Vaginal thrush can also be the result of prolonged antibiotic therapy. Vaginosis can also be caused by unprotected sexual intercourse with an infected person.
  • Is vaginal thrush contagious?

      Yes, vaginal thrush is a contagious disease. Vaginal yeast infection can cause symptoms after unprotected sex with an infected person. A fungal infection of the vagina can also occur after visiting a public toilet or even in a swimming pool, where the genitals of a healthy person come into contact with an infected surface.
  • Vaginal mycosis and period

      Thrush can temporarily postpone your period. Unusual bleeding between periods is also common.
  • How long does untreated vaginal mycosis last?

      Treated vaginal mycosis lasts from 7 to 14 days. If left untreated, vaginal thrush can heal on its own in a similar period, as long as the condition is mild. If a strong vaginal mycosis occurs, home remedies will be insufficient, pharmacological therapy will be necessary.
  • Untreated vaginal mycosis consequences - are they dangerous?

      Untreated vaginal mycosis can result in infection of the cervix and fallopian tubes, and in extreme cases, even the appendages. Mycosis of the groin, vulva and vagina can lead to infection of other organs and infertility.