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Candida Vaginitis

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Yeast infection



Normal

Abnormal
  • Many bacteria and fungi inhabit the vagina. Under normal circumstances, there is a balance among them. If the balance is disrupted, an overgrowth of one of the organisms may occur. When the balance tips in favor of candida, a vaginal Yeast Infection may occur. Antibiotics can kill off the good bacteria in the vagina and are a common cause of Yeast Infections. Anything that stresses the immune system, such as diabetes, may also cause yeast infection.

  • Cheesy white vaginal discharge
  • Vaginal itching
  • Redness outside vagina (e.g., labia)

  • May be unknown
  • Antibiotics
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy
  • Obesity

  • KOH (fungal) slide prep shows yeast
  • Fungal culture

  • Diflucan -- one or two doses by mouth
  • Ketoconazole for 5 days (Diflucan has less side effects and is easier to take)
  • Monostat vaginal suppositories or similar products
  • Terconazole vaginal suppositories




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