Suppositories are administered at night before bedtime, rectally or transvaginally, as deeply as possible. 1 suppository per day. The course is designed for 5-7 days. As for the solution: it is not applied in its pure form. First, an aqueous solution is made (1:10 with water or distillate). Then the drug is applied in a thin layer on the affected area, about 2-3 times a day. The duration of treatment is 1-10 days. Longer treatment is not recommended. The exact scheme, method of application and dose is determined by the doctor. Also, the drug is used for rinsing the throat, the number of rinses up to 10 times per day. For washings it is recommended to use 1-2 times a day. Used for douching - for 15-20 minutes.
How to do douching chlorhexidine?
If you do not know how to properly do chlorhexidine douching, it is better to consult your doctor, because the treatment is often in each case strictly individual. The doctor will conduct an examination, you may need to analyze. Then, depending on the results obtained, the appropriate treatment will be selected. In any case, conducting douching, you should strictly observe the precautions and rules of use of the drug, similar to many antiseptic agents. Typically, chlorhexidine is used in a diluted and slightly heated form. The solution should evenly and slowly flow into the vagina during the douching process, should not be under pressure. To do this, use special vaginal syringe, tips, which can be purchased at the pharmacy. You need to douche for a long time - from 15 to 30 minutes, without a break. It can be treated for no more than 5-7 days, because with longer treatment, vaginal dysbacteriosis can develop, and later - secondary infection (bacterial, fungal).
How to dilute chlorhexidine to wash away?
Depending on the severity of the inflammatory process, the degree of bacterial or fungal contamination, the state of the immune system (the test results will be shown), the doctor will prescribe a complete treatment regimen and prescribe how best to dilute chlorhexidine for leaching. The following dilutions are traditionally used: 1:10; 1:20; 1:50; 1: 100. But if necessary, the doctor may prescribe other options.
Chlorhexidine washing with thrush
Washing is essentially douching. For the procedure of washing with chlorhexidine, a syringe is used for thrush, a solution is prepared. The dosage and concentration should be selected by the doctor. Prepare a warm solution, insert the tip into the vagina, and rinse. The duration of the procedure is at least 15-20 minutes in a row. It is important to control sensations. Pain should not be. With the appearance of even minimal pain, you need to stop the procedure. After the procedure is terminated, a cotton swab should be inserted into the vagina, moistened with the same solution that was used for douching (of course, not used) for about 20 minutes. At the end of the procedure, all equipment must be sterilized. If you can not get a special mini-sterilizer, you can simply boil for 5-10 minutes.
Chlorhexidine tampons for thrush
Sometimes when thrush is prescribed swabs with chlorhexidine. Special tampons that would have been soaked with the drug, and ready for use, are not commercially available. So you have to cook them yourself. So, the most convenient way is to buy hygienic tampons for critical days of any shape in a pharmacy, soak them with chlorhexidine solution and inject into the vagina. At the same time there are special tampons with an applicator, which greatly facilitates the introduction.
A less convenient way is to make tampons by yourself, using cotton wool and a bandage. But you need to understand that this method is not safe, because pieces of tissue, cotton wool can remain after the procedure, which only strengthens the inflammatory process and increases suppuration. It should also be borne in mind that in no way can chlorhexidine be used in a clean, undiluted form. It is a concentrated remedy that can cause a severe inflammatory process, and even a chemical burn with further mucosal detachment. In what concentration to dilute the drug - you need to ask your doctor, because without a gynecological examination it is impossible to find the right, optimal concentration.
Chlorhexidine for thrush in children
The main reason for the development of thrush, both in children and adults, is the development of a fungal infection (Candida fungus). Thrush in children often develops on the background of dysbiosis, reduced immunity. The characteristic signs of thrush are itching, burning, white, cheesy discharge. Chlorhexidine (aqueous solution) will help relieve symptoms and eliminate the inflammatory process. Most often make a solution in the ratio of 1:10 or 1:20.
It should be noted that chlorhexidine is used even in the treatment of a newborn, especially if it is under hospital supervision for a long time. In this case, the risk of developing nosocomial infection and hospital strains sharply increases. This is due, primarily, to the fact that the child has not yet formed immunity. In children up to three years, mother’s immunity is fully preserved. Chlorhexidine has an antibacterial effect. When organizing the treatment of a newborn, all procedures for treating the skin and mucous membranes are carried out exclusively under the supervision of a doctor, in a hospital setting, subject to the treatment regimen. Self-medication can only harm.