81 years old with femine itching. Have COPD and Vertigo. Cure of itching?
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Having treatment for vaginal discharge multiple times without being relieved of discharge is distressing. Bacterial vaginosis is usually associated with super added fungal infections and if not treated vigorously is notorious for recurrence. A common reason of recurrent infections is simultaneous improper treatment of the partner which keeps on reinfecting the female partner repeatedly.
Vaginal swab culture and antibiotic sensitivity test will be helpful in determining the antibiotic which will be most suitable for your infection.
You need to take antifungal drugs orally along with antibacterial agent in order to treat any super added infection that might have been present.
Fluconazole and azithromycin are considered as considerably effective drugs. You can consult your gynaecologist for selecting the best drug for you after proper examination.
The recurrence of infection in your case is most likely due to the incomplete treatment. The local anti fungal creams are not sufficient for full cure.
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Dr does not even look at them when I went to see her No answer at al it is always your age Just because I am 81 does not mean I dont want an answer but I never get one
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The boils on your skin are likely to be due to superficial skin infection. In addition to the above suggestions, you also need to rule out diabetes by a blood glucose test.
You may also need to get systemic antibiotics like Cloxacillin prescribed from your dermatologist after an examination.
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