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What do you do for athlete's foot fungus in vagina?

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what do you do for athlete's foot fungus in vagina?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Robert Fernando replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to justanswer and thank you for your question.
Are you having white discharge which is thick, white in color?
Redness and swelling of the vulva?
Vaginal burning and itching?
Have you tried any medications?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

no discharge

no redness or swelling

lips burning and itching terribly

I was very careful to us lotrimin on very edge of lips

because they said do not use 'in' vagina.

The itching doesn't take place 'in' vagina, just on the lips.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Expert:  Robert Fernando replied 5 years ago.
You can use Boric acid wash for vaginal area.
Also clotrimazole 500 mg vaginal suppositories will be helpful for your condition.
You should wear cotton panties, remain away from stress, maintain personal hygiene, Avoid feminine hygiene sprays , Eat yogurt.
If required a prescription pill called fluconazole will be advised.
Please make an appointment with Gynecologist for management of this issue. Good luck and take care.
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