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...
Back in high school biology we all learned that there are many different organ systems in the body--the circulatory system, the respiratory system, the reproductive system, the urinary system and so forth. I think of them as having separate organs and operating differently. So it never made sense to me that something that had to do with the reproductive system (sex) would affect the urinary system (urinary tract infections). But Oh! How wrong I was.
Just about every young woman who begins her adult sexual life, no matter what her age, has dealt with the dreaded urinary tract infection ( watch a UTI video ), often as a result of sexual activity.
But why? My anatomy & physiology classes have come in handy; now I know that the urethra, which carries urine from your bladder to the point where it is excreted, is really, really close to the opening of the vagina, both of which are right above the opening of the anus, where your solid waste is excreted. Bacteria that's hangin...
Vaginal dryness can happen after menopause -- either natural menopause or early menopause brought on by breast cancer treatment. Estrogen levels drop and the membranes of the vagina get thinner, become less flexible, and produce less lubricating fluid. Sexual intercourse may be uncomfortable or even painful.
Vaginal dryness can be caused by the following breast cancer treatments:
Arimidex (chemical name: anastrozole)
Aromasin (chemical name: exemestane)
Femara (chemical name: letrozole)
Evista (chemical name: raloxifene)
Fareston (chemical name: toremifene)
Faslodex (chemical name: fulvestrant)
ovarian shutdown or removal
Managing vaginal dryness
Use a lubricant that's water-based (not hormone-based) such as Astroglide, Moist Again, or K-Y Liquid during intercourse.
Try a vaginal moisturizer such as Replens, which can help the vaginal walls stay moisturized.
Avoid using anything that could be irritating such as lotions, deodorants, pe...
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