How To Treat Toilet Infection

A vaginal yeast infection (vaginal candidiasis) is caused by an overgrowth of a fungus (Candida albicansthat naturally lives in your vagina. This overgrowth triggers irritation, inflammation, itching, and painful discharge. The term “toilet infection” does not refer to a medical terminology it is a term coined and adopted in Nigeria, which refers to any infection (fungal, bacterial etc) of the vagina . Yeast infection is not officially classified as a sexually transmitted disease because several other factors outside sex can cause it .

However there are possible causes of symptoms that may masquerade as toilet infections these include: Sexually transmitted infections (STDs) which can cause irritation and present with an itchy discharge and a slight odor. These include trichomoniasis, herpes and genital warts. Also Read Can you get chlamydia from a toilet

 How To Treat Toilet Infection

 How To Treat Toilet Infection

There are several natural remedies for the treatment for toilet infection these include garlic, douching with vinegar among several others. In general, the standard treatment for toilet diseases upon proper diagnosis by a physician is the administration of anti-fungal oral medications or vaginal pessaries depending on the form of vaginitis, severity of the condition, duration and frequency of  toilet infection, as well as on whether a lady is pregnant.

Drugs For Toilet Infection In Nigeria

– Fluconazole

– Clotrimazole suppositories or vaginal tablets

– Clotrimazole Cream

– Miconazole

– Tioconazole

There are several combination kits like Cotozal TZ and other single dose treatment for toilet infection.

How to Prevent Toilet Infection

There are several ways to prevent these infections we have listed some of the measures here

Good personal hygiene

Avoid the use of dirty and unkempt public conveniences

Avoid sharing of under wears

Avoid sharing sanitary objects e.g. shaving sticks

Oral contraceptives use can promote candidiasis

Avoid indiscriminate and unprotected sex

Use a feminine hygiene product regularly

Avoid frequent douching

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