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Vaginitis is caused by bacterial and yeast infections. But the good news is it can be treated without going to the doctor’s office. Get treatment for vaginitis via online doctor consultation and say goodbye to recurring vaginal infections. 

Treatment options vary depending upon the cause of vaginitis, including fungal, bacterial, or other noninfectious causes. Our doctors are available 24/7 and can prescribe medications to treat vaginitis, including metronidazole, clotrimazole, fluconazole, and estrogen treatment options.

Common medical conditions of vaginitis

Yeast infection

It is a vaginal fungal overgrowth causing itching, irritation, and thick, white discharge.

Bacterial vaginosis (BV)

Vaginal bacteria imbalance results in fishy odor, thin discharge, and discomfort.

Trichomoniasis

An STI with greenish-yellow discharge, genital itching, and higher complication risk.

Vaginal atrophy

Thinning, inflamed vaginal tissues due to low estrogen, causing dryness and pain during sex.

What are the symptoms of vaginitis?

Depending upon the causal agent from bacteria to fungus, the symptoms are as follows:

1. Bacterial vaginosis

If you experience the following symptoms, most probably the cause is bacterial vaginosis:

  • Thin, grayish-white vaginal discharge
  • Strong, fishy odor, particularly noticeable after sexual intercourse
  • Vulvar itching or irritation
  • Burning sensation during urination
  • Discomfort or pain during sexual intercourse
  • Some individuals may not experience any symptoms

2. Yeast infections

In the case of yeast infections, the following symptoms are experienced by the patients: 

  • Thick, white, cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge
  • Itching and irritation in the vaginal area
  • Redness and swelling of the vulva
  • Burning sensation during urination or intercourse
  • Discomfort or pain during sexual intercourse

3. Trichomoniasis

If you experience the following symptoms, consult a doctor for trichomoniasis treatment online: 

  • Frothy, greenish-yellow vaginal discharge
  • Foul-smelling vaginal odor
  • Itching or irritation in the genital area
  • Discomfort or pain during urination
  • Discomfort or pain during sexual intercourse
  • Some individuals may not experience any symptoms

4. Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (Vaginal atrophy):

 A woman experiencing menopause is more prone to getting vaginitis due to estrogen imbalance causing:

  • Vaginal dryness
  • Thinning of vaginal tissues
  • Vulvar itching or irritation
  • Pain or discomfort during sexual intercourse
  • Light bleeding after intercourse
  • Urinary symptoms such as urgency or frequency

5. Noninfectious vaginitis

In the case of non-infectious vaginitis, the following can be the symptoms: 

  • Vaginal itching or irritation
  • Redness and swelling of the vulva
  • Burning sensation during urination
  • Discomfort or pain during sexual intercourse
  • Allergic reactions to products like soaps, detergents, or feminine hygiene products may trigger symptoms

These symptoms can vary in severity and may not be present in every case. It’s essential to consult with a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment if you experience any of these symptoms.

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What are the causes of vaginitis?

There can be different causes of vaginitis, from bacterial, trichomoniasis, and post-menopausal, to yeast infection. 

  • Bacterial Vaginosis: Resulting from disrupted vaginal bacterial balance; not only tied to sexual activity.
  • Trichomoniasis: Transmitted through sexual contact, causing greenish-yellow discharge and elevating the risk of STIs.
  • Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause: Linked to post-menopausal estrogen reduction, causing vaginal thinning, irritation, and dryness.
  • Yeast Infection: Caused by overgrowth of Candida fungus, leading to itching and dense white discharge.
  • Noninfectious Vaginitis: Triggered by allergic reactions to products like douches or foreign objects, irritating vaginal tissues.

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Treatment options

There are varied treatment options for the treatment of vaginitis depending upon the causes: 

1. Bacterial vaginosis

It is a bacterial infection which can only be treated with prescription antibiotics or OTC topical antibiotics as: 

  • Oral metronidazole tablets (Flagyl) or metronidazole gel (MetroGel) for topical application
  • Clindamycin cream (Cleocin) for vaginal application
  • Clindamycin tablets or capsules for oral or vaginal use
  • Tinidazole (Tindamax) or secnidazole (Solosec) taken orally

2. Yeast infections

Over-the-counter antifungal cream or suppository options, as well as high-strength prescription medications, include: 

  • Fluconazole (Diflucan) oral medication
  • Clotrimazole (Lotrimin AF, Mycelex, Trivagizole 3)
  • Miconazole (Monistat 1)
  • Butoconazole (Gynazole-1)
  • Tioconazole (Vagistat-1)

3. Trichomoniasis

Metronidazole (Flagyl) or tinidazole (Tindamax) tablets are prescribed by a healthcare provider.

4. Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (Vaginal atrophy)

Estrogen treatment options for vaginal atrophy include: 

  • Vaginal creams
  • Tablets
  • Rings

5. Noninfectious vaginitis

Treatment involves identifying and avoiding the source of irritation, such as:

  • New soap
  • Laundry detergent
  • Sanitary napkins
  • Tampons

Remember, for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment, it’s important to consult with a healthcare provider, especially if symptoms persist or worsen.

These treatments are available by prescription after a thorough review of risk factors and possible complications by a healthcare provider.

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FAQs about vaginitis

Can vulvovaginitis be treated?

Vulvovaginitis can be treated with oral and topical prescription medications like oral fluconazole and topical cream azole. It is essential to diagnose the cause first for the right treatment type. Most vaginitis infections are caused by fungi called vaginal candidiasis. Get treatment and prescription for vaginitis at Your Doctors Online.

How to cure vaginitis?

You can cure vaginitis with antibiotics, antifungals, or antivirals, depending on the causal agent of the infection. In the case of bacterial vaginosis, antibiotics can be prescribed to nullify the bacterial infection. Over-the-counter medications cannot treat this kind of infection.

How to treat vulvovaginitis at home?

You can ease the symptoms, but for full recovery, medications are necessary. Baking soda, warm baths, and baking soda can help ease the irritation and itching. Some effective home remedies are soaking your affected part in warm water and applying baking soda paste.

Does vaginitis go away on its own?

Vaginitis infection can go on its own if it is acute vaginitis. However, in most cases, it can increase the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases if left untreated for a long time. Therefore, it is better to get a consultation from a doctor without delay. You can consult one of our doctors at Your Doctors Online for the treatment and prescription of vaginitis.

How to treat vulvovaginitis in pregnancy?

If the cause of infection is a bacterial agent, your provider will prescribe you antibiotics that are safe to consume during pregnancy, reducing the risk of sexually transmitted infection. You can consult our doctors at Your Doctors online for the treatment of vulvovaginitis during pregnancy.

What is the first line of treatment for pediatric vulvovaginitis?

Pediatric vulvovaginitis can be treated by adjusting lifestyle, like wearing plain white cotton underpants, urinating with legs kept apart, using unscented detergents in minute quantities to wash the underwear, and not wiping front to back. Moreover, you can swap showers with warm baths and take vinegar baths.

What happens if vulvovaginitis goes untreated?

Leaving the infection untreated for a long time can make you at risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea, herpes, chlamydia, and even HIV. Moreover, it can cause the infection to spread inside the uterus and fallopian tube.

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