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Superbug . It's a term that's been in the news a lot lately. However, I was hearing about this infection even before it became a recent headline. Earlier this fall, my son was very concerned about contracting it. Superbug is a nickname for MRSA, which stands for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus . It's a type of "staph" infection that is resistant to certain antibiotics. Staph infections including MRSA are most common in people who are in the hospital or nursing homes, and people who have a weakened immune system. These infections can be fatal to young children, the elderly and those with a compromised immune system. But lately, these infections have been popping up throughout communities, at schools, daycare centers, and among healthy people who were not recently hospitalized. These infections are called CA-MRSA. In fact, some doctors believe staph infections are one of the most common causes of skin infections in the commu...
Bleeding between periods; Intermenstrual bleeding; Spotting; Metrorrhagia
Immediately contact a health care provider if bleeding is very heavy.
Keep track of the number of pads or tampons used over time so that the amount of bleeding can be determined. Uterine blood loss can be estimated by keeping track of how frequently a pad or tampon is soaked and how often one needs to be changed.
Because aspirin may prolong bleeding, it should be avoided, if possible.
Call your health care provider if
Call your health care provider if:
You are pregnant
There is any unexplained bleeding between periods
There is any bleeding after menopause
There is heavy bleeding with periods
Abnormal bleeding is accompanied by other symptoms, such as pain, fatigue, dizziness
What to expect at your health care provider's office
The doctor will peform a physical exam and ask questions about your medical history....
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...
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