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Reproductive Physiology, Endocrinology, and Infertility

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The drug of choice in a patient with curdy white vaginal discharge is (LQ)



A Metronidazole
B Miconazole

C Tetracyclines
D Doxycycline

Ans. B

Miconazole

Candidiasis (Moniliasis) - common in pregnancy and DM, OCP users. Caused by candida albicans gram positive fungus, presents with profuse curdy discharge and intense pruritus, often soreness and oedema of the vulva.

a. Imidazole derivative like. Miconazole, clotrimazole Terconazole is highly effective Ketoconazole is very effective but hepatotoxic

b. Fluconazole is highly effective in preventing recurrence.

c. Nystatin, as pessaries or oral may be given

d. If a diabetic pregnant women suffers monilial vaginitis at term, elective caesarean section safeguards against neonatal thrush infections

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