• Try topical acidophilus
To relieve symptoms, apply a daily topical preparation or a suppository containing live Lactobacillus acidophilus for up to two weeks; for prevention in those with recurrent infections, apply weekly
• Steer clear of irritants
Reduce vaginal irritation by minimizing friction and reducing your exposure to perfumes, spermicides, and other chemicals
• Get a checkup
Visit your healthcare provider to find out if your vaginitis is caused by a treatable medical condition
These recommendations are not comprehensive and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or pharmacist. Continue reading the full vaginitis article for more in-depth, fully-referenced information on medicines, vitamins, herbs, and dietary and lifestyle changes that may be helpful.