Generic Name: MICONAZOLE NITRATE - VAGINAL Pronounced: (mye-KON-a-zole NYE-trate) 3 Day Vaginal Vagl Uses
This medication is used to treat vaginal yeast infections.
Miconazole reduces vaginal burning, itching, and discharge that may occur with
this condition. This medication is an azole antifungal. It works by stopping
the growth of yeast (fungus) that causes the infection. The vaginal product
comes in 2 forms (a vaginal cream or tablet). Some products also come with a
skin cream to be applied to the area around the outside of the
Ask your doctor before using this medication for
self-treatment if this is your first vaginal infection. This medication only
works for vaginal fungal infections. You may have a different type of infection
(such as bacterial vaginosis) and may need a different
If you have fever, chills, flu-like symptoms,
stomach/abdominal pain, or a bad-smelling vaginal discharge, do not use this
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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