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Can Cephalexin cure vaginal bacteria, trichomoniasis, yeast infections etc....

Submitted: 6 years ago.
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replied 6 years ago.
Welcome to and thanks for your question.
Well as such Cephalexin is not a drug of choice for vaginitis ( like yeast infection( candida vaginitis),bacterial vaginosis,).
Firstly it is very essential to undergo a clinical examination by an Obs/Gyn doctor to confirm the type of vaginitis .
In case of bacterial vaginosis , treatment may include metronidazole( flagyl) instead of cephalexin.
In case of yeast infection , antifungal medicatios should be prescribed.
Again it is best to confirm it before taking any antibiotic or other medications .
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