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Suggest treatment for fungal infection in the genitals

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Dr. Manisha Jain


Practicing since :2007

Answered : 5137 Questions

Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 in Women's Health
Question: I am having vaginal fungus frequently, it causes lot of itching. I use intimate washes on daily basis. Please suggest some more hygiene activities which I can take care to avoid this.
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 11 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome . Take Bath twice during your periods. wear cotton panties and change them twice daily if you have discharge. Use vagina cleaning lotions daily. Regards Dr Manisha Jain
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
Follow up: Dr. Manisha Jain 11 minutes later
Can I clean using potassium per magnet with warm water on daily basis?
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 9 hours later
Brief Answer:
Simple precautions advised

Detailed Answer:
yes you can do it but simple sitz bath with plain lukewarm water is also good and no need of potassium permanganate.
Just wear cotton panties,wipe every time you pee and use perineal wash as before
This all will suffice along with gynaecologist examination once a year.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad

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