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Generic Name: SULFANILAMIDE CREAM - VAGINAL Pronounced: (SUL-fa-NIL-a-mide) AVC Vaginal Vagl Uses
This medication is used to treat vaginal yeast infections.
Sulfanilamide reduces vaginal burning, itching, and discharge that may occur
with this condition. This medication is known as a sulfonamide antifungal. It
works by stopping the growth of yeast (fungus) that causes the
How To Use AVC Vaginal Vagl
This medication is for vaginal use only. Wash your hands
before and after use. Use sulfanilamide usually once or twice daily or as
directed by your doctor. Lie on your back with your knees toward your chest.
Insert one applicator full of cream into the vagina as far as it will
comfortably go. Slowly press the plunger of the applicator all the way in to
apply the cream. If you have itching/burning around the outside of the vagina
(vulva), apply some cream to that area as well. Consult your doctor or
pharmacist if you have any ques...
With the significant drop in estrogen after menopause, the membranes of the vagina thin, lose elasticity, and decrease their production of lubricating fluids. Sexual intercourse may be uncomfortable or even painful. Pain with intercourse may be largely a result of soreness of the vulva, the area right outside your vagina. Try avoiding harsh soaps or using a barrier cream like Eucerin or Bag Balm.
Many women find that Replens or other lubricants help ease vaginal dryness. Replens is designed to moisturize the walls of the vagina, but it may not in fact be the best lubricant. It's expensive, and it tends to drip out of the vagina. If you need a lubricant, you may want to try Astroglide or Moist Again.
You can also get yeast infections—a common side effect of antibiotics, steroids, and some chemotherapies—inside the folds of the vagina and vulva that cause discomfort, thick white discharge, and odor. Clean the area gently. You may need to use yeast-fighting c...
Definition Vulvovaginitis is inflammation or infection of the vulva and vagina. Alternative Names Vaginitis; Vaginal inflammation; Inflammation of the vagina Causes, incidence, and risk factors Vulvovaginitis can affect women of all ages and is extremely common. It can be caused by bacteria, yeasts, viruses, and other parasites. Some sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can also cause vulvovaginitis, as can various chemicals found in bubble baths, soaps, and perfumes. Environmental factors such as poor hygiene and allergens may also cause this condition. Candida albicans , which causes yeast infections, is one of the most common causes of vulvovaginitis in women of all ages. Antibiotic use can lead to yeast infections by killing the normal antifungal bacteria that live in the vagina. Yeast infections typically cause genital itching and a thick, white vaginal discharge, and other symptoms. For more information see: Vaginal yeast infection Another cause of vulvovaginitis is bacterial vaginosi...
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