Itching - Vaginal Itching and Discharge CAPT Mike Hughey,...

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Slide 1 Vaginal Itching and Discharge CAPT Mike Hughey, MC, USNR
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Slide 2 Vaginal or Vulvar Itching 95% of women with vulvar itching have yeast. Giving an anti-fungal agent (Monistat, Lotrimin, etc.) will cure most of this itching. Treatment failures need further evaluation.
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Slide 3 Yeast (AKA Monilia, Thrush, Candida) Itching is hallmark symptom Red, swollen, tender vulva Wet Mount confirms
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Slide 4 Yeast Treatment Topical anti-fungal agents work well Monistat Gyne Lotrimin Mycelex G Oral agents also work well Diflucan 150 PO once
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Slide 5 Chronic Yeast Predisposing Factors: Heat Moisture Diet Diabetes Antibiotics Solution: PRN Anti-fungal Agents
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