Hexicon - not to cure thrush

November 16, 2011

 Hexicon and thrush
 Hexicon - drug, which is particularly suitable for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections in the event of unprotected sex. It is used for the treatment of obesity, as well as a local contraceptive. But with the help of yeast hexicon can not be disinfected.

 Hexicon - not to cure thrush

What is thrush, what it is called and the treated

Thrush called candidiasis (candidiasis) of the vagina. Called it the yeast genus Candida, who often live on the mucous membranes of the genitals of men and women, without causing disease. But with the weakening of the body, for example, after any disease fungi begin to multiply rapidly, resulting in showing signs of thrush.

The fungi of the genus Candida breed and if after treatment with antibiotics or other antibacterial drugs significantly reduced the amount of natural microflora, which hindered their reproduction. Therefore thrush often occurs during the treatment of various infections.

The signs of thrush are the appearance of genital mucosa single cheesy kind of attacks that can be easily removed. At the same time itching and burning in the area. If the yeast infection is left untreated, the attacks grow, merge together and turn into a film, closely welded to the mucosa. If this plaque is still removed, the mucosa will bleed.

Treat thrush antifungal agents that can be taken orally and applied topically to the mucous membranes.

Today the most common antifungal agent for the treatment of thrush Treating Thrush: how to get rid of bad fungus  Treating Thrush: how to get rid of bad fungus
   Fluconazole is (it is produced by many names - Diflucan, mikosist), which is enough to take only once. Topically to treat a variety of yeast used clotrimazole dosage forms (tablets and vaginal cream).

 Hexicon - not to cure thrush

What happens if you treat thrush hexicon

Hexicon - is an antiseptic for topical application, which is available in vaginal suppositories Vaginal suppositories - for contraception and treatment of inflammation  Vaginal suppositories - for contraception and treatment of inflammation
 . The active ingredient is chlorhexidine digluconate hexicon which is active against a variety of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria - syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, ureaplasmosis, trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis, herpes viruses.

At the same time (though to a much lesser extent), it can suppress the livelihoods and the natural microflora of the vagina The microflora of the vagina: purity  The microflora of the vagina: purity
   (acid-resistant lactobacilli), which ensures its purity, without allowing too much to grow pathogenic microflora. Manufacturers preparation instructions written that Hexicon kills lactobacilli. But if a woman is treated hexicon yourself, where is the guarantee that it is used correctly, in the correct dosage and to observe the established duration of the course?

But all the mushrooms, including the genus Candida, are not sensitive to chlorhexidine. Therefore, when applying hexicon bacterial vaginal flora will be partially destroyed, causing proliferation of the smooth kind of yeast fungus Candida, that is a sharp increase in all forms of yeast.

Hexicon also has a contraceptive effect. He is able to destroy the sperm by interfering with the permeability of their membranes and metabolism. Therefore, some women use it as a topical spermicidal agent.

 Hexicon - not to cure thrush

When Hexicon help

Hexicon widely used for the prevention of diseases, sexually transmitted diseases - chlamydia, ureaplasma, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes. It is particularly effective within two hours of unprotected intercourse, in this case one will administering vaginal suppositories with hexicon.

Apply Hexicon and prevention of various complications before- and after gynecological operations, manipulations (for example, when you install the IUD), abortion, childbirth.

With hexicon possible to treat inflammation of the vagina and cervix (obesity, cervicitis), including during pregnancy and nursing Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice
   breast, as Hexicon not absorbed into the bloodstream. In this case Hexicon one suppository administered twice a day for a week. But sometimes the treatment can be extended to 20 days the doctor.

As a means of local contraception Hexicon apply in the event that a woman is contraindicated the use of hormonal contraceptives or intrauterine. In addition, it can be used during the postpartum period and during breastfeeding. Applied Hexicon and if the need arises periodically contraception. For this purpose, suppositories administered five minutes before intercourse. Repeated sexual intercourse introduces a new candle.

Hexicon - good antibacterial drug for topical application. That's just they do not cure thrush.

Galina Romanenko

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Vulvitis - an inflammation of the external genitalia

October 16, 2008

  • Vulvitis - an inflammation of the external genitalia
  • Distribution vulvity

   Vulvitis - an inflammation of the vulva (the external genitalia). Vulvitis not a disorder or disease; It is a symptom that may indicate a number of disorders in the body, including allergies, infections, injuries. Vulvitis often accompany other vaginal infections such as vaginitis or genital herpes. Particularly high probability of vulvitis in women exposed to excessive stress. In addition to stress, risk factors include poor diet, or failure to comply with the rules of personal hygiene.

 Vulvitis - an inflammation of the external genitalia

Reasons vulvitis

Several factors may contribute to the development of vulvitis:

  • oral sex;
  • use scented or colored toilet paper;
  • bacterial or fungal infection;
  • stay in the sauna and swimming pool; hot tubs;
  • horseback riding;
  • long wearing wet suit;
  • cycling.

It is important to note that there are no allergic reactions to the following means:

  • soap;
  • shampoo;
  • bubble bath;
  • talc for the body;
  • deodorants;
  • sanitary napkins;
  • non-cotton underwear;
  • tights;
  • Vaginal douching;
  • topical pharmaceuticals.

 Vulvitis - an inflammation of the external genitalia

Risk factors

Women with diabetes are at increased risk of developing vulvitis because the high sugar content in the cells increases their susceptibility to infections. During perimenopause, estrogen levels are drastically reduced, as a result, the tissue of the vulva becomes thinner, loses elasticity and becomes dry, which increases the risk of developing vulvitis, or other infections such as vaginitis. Girls who have not reached puberty are also at risk due to the fact that they have not yet established normal levels of hormones. Vulvitis can occur in any woman who has a tendency to allergies and sensitive skin Sensitive skin: causes and care  Sensitive skin: causes and care
 And also against other diseases or infections. In women of reproductive age vulvitis often develops secondary to coleitis, endocervicitis, endometritis, adnexitis.

 Vulvitis - an inflammation of the external genitalia

The symptoms of vulvitis

Although the symptoms of vulvitis individual can identify a number of common and the most common symptoms:

  • itching and burning;
  • redness;
  • swelling of the vulva;
  • filled with clear liquid blisters that burst and form a crust (sometimes mistaken for herpes);
  • pain;
  • peeling;
  • purulent or serous-purulent discharge.

If you find yourself in these symptoms, it is very important not to scratch, as this can cause further irritation and infection. It is also not recommended to use too frequent water procedures (several times during the day) - wash the affected area can only increase the irritation. Best wash genitals once daily warm water without soap, when present the symptoms of vulvitis.

 Vulvitis - an inflammation of the external genitalia

Diagnosis of vulvitis

To diagnose vulvitis perform a blood test, urine test, analysis on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Additional methods of diagnosis vulvitis is direct microscopic and bacteriological examination of discharge of the external genitalia to identify the causative agent.

 Vulvitis - an inflammation of the external genitalia

Treatment vulvitis

Treatment vulvitis depend on its causes and is to eliminate the disease caused it. In the selection of treatment, the doctor takes into account several factors, including:

  • age, overall health and medical history of the patient;
  • pathology, cause symptoms;
  • specific symptoms;
  • the severity of symptoms;
  • Patient tolerance of certain drugs, procedures or therapies.

For the treatment of vulvitis are used as home remedies and medications. For a short period prescribed hydrocortisone cream with a low content of active substance, and also using complex antimicrobials effective against many pathogenic bacteria, fungi and Trichomonas. Post-menopausal women to relieve symptoms is recommended topical application of estrogen Estrogen - the key to bone health  Estrogen - the key to bone health

 Vulvitis - an inflammation of the external genitalia

For home remedies vulvitis include:

  • vaginal washing infusion of herbs: chamomile, calendula, sage Sage - cvyaschennaya grass  Sage - cvyaschennaya grass
 , St. John's wort;
  • stop the use of any means which may be a factor in the development of vulvitis;
  • personal hygiene - the vulva should be kept clean and dry. Always remember that after using the toilet should be wiped from front to back, and not vice versa.
  • hot compresses with boric acid;
  • cold compresses and a mild yoghurt or cottage cheese help relieve itching and irritation;
  • Lotion against sunburn;
  • use during intercourse sterile, non-irritating intimate lubricant, such as KY Jelly or Astroglide;
  • development of methods of relaxation and stress How to beat stress? Create an oasis  How to beat stress? Create an oasis
  • Balanced balanced diet;
  • a full eight hours of sleep.