It is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina. This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions. This medicine is for use in the vagina. It may also be applied to the external areas of skin around the vagina to decrease itching and discomfort. Do not take by mouth.
Vaginal itching and irritation are the most common and uncomfortable symptoms women tend to experience when it comes to vaginal health. Vaginal itching and irritation can occur even if you don't have a vaginal infection. Vaginal itching and irritation are usually characterized by a tingling, stinging or burning sensation of the external skin surrounding the vaginal area. The itching can range from mild to severe and can come and go at any time. Feminine itch can be caused by a number of factors. It instantly stops the itch.
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You've been to the doctor and have been given a prescription for vaginal cream so as to treat a vaginal infection or a hormonal vaginal cream to maintain vaginal health after menopause. If you have never used a vaginal cream before, you may not know how. Here are step-by-step instructions that will make vaginal cream application quick and easy. Using vaginal creams is easiest if it's done before going to bed, in order to help the medicine stay in place and prevent daytime discharges.