Vaginitis (inflammation of the vagina)

What causes vaginitis?

There are several possible causes:

How is vaginitis treated?

Infections are treated with antibiotic or antifungal drugs. If allergy is determined to be the cause, you should avoid the allergen — for example, change brands of soap. Atrophic vaginitis is treated with oestrogen drugs, either locally applied as a cream or in tablet form.