Chapter 60 Vaginitis Q&A (1 of 17) Sample Questions
1. MP is a 30-year-old female who came to the pharmacy looking for some products for her condition. When asked, she described the symptoms that include vaginal discharge and pruritus in vaginal area. She thinks it is a yeast infection because she’s had the same problem a month ago. She tried Clotrimazole cream and symptoms resolved within 2 to 3 days. Her current medication includes oral contraceptive pills. You will advise the patient to see her doctor to conduct more investigations because:
- A. She is pregnant.
- B. She is sexually active.
- C. Partner needs treatment.
- D. Yeast infection <2 months.
Tips: For vaginal candidiasis symptoms refer for investigation if; recurrent <2 mo, pregnancy, first episode; under age <12 age, diabetic and NO improvement after 7 days trial of non-prescription antifungal.