Vaginal Moniliasis

Vaginal moniliasis or candidiasis caused by candida species is a yeast infection of the vagina. It causes symptoms such as itching, curdy or white vaginal discharge, soreness, and painful urination and sex. It affects those who have a compromised immune system or have taken antibiotics recently. It is also prevalent among pregnant women, those who use hormonal contraceptives, and diabetic women. Treatment includes topical antifungals and oral Fluconazole.

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Why do I severe vaginal itching in the night?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past few weeks, I have had severe vaginal itching. It goes on all night and sometimes during the day. I have not slept properly for the past few weeks. I have not experienced this level of itching before and for such a long time. Once this started, I used Lactacyd to alleviate the...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like you have developed vaginal moniliasis, a type of fungal infection. If you are sexually active, then your partner also needs to be treated or else the infection will relapse. If you are not sexually active, then you should do the following with your doctor co...  Read Full »

Why is there a burning sensation in my vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old unmarried girl. I am 5 feet and 3 inches tall, and my weight is 80 kg. I usually have a white discharge. Now my major problem is that for the past one month, I started to have irritation in my vaginal area. I checked in the mirror, and it was red. I do not know whethe...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I presume from your history (unmarried) that you are not sexually active or using anything for the same purpose. If you are active, then this could be the sexually transmitted vaginal infection. It will need a full course of antibiotics and antifungal f...  Read Full »

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