REFERENCE CHARTUse this information to supplement the guidance offered by your physician. It is not intended to replace a physician's diagnosis or advice and should not be construed as individual medical advice. Except for the Rapid Screening Test, vH essentials products are intended for use only if you have previously been diagnosed by a physician and your current symptoms are entirely consistent with that diagnosis. If you have not been previously diagnosed by a physician or your symptoms vary in any way, see your healthcare provider for definitive diagnosis and medical recommendation. If there is a change in your condition, or if you think you might have trichomoniasis, please stop using vH essentials immediately and consult your physician.
Common types of vaginitis at a glance
Here's a quick summary of the three most common types of vaginitis, including their symptoms and options for treatment.
|Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)||Yeast Infection||Trichomoniasis|
|Cause||Overgrowth of anaerobic bacteria||Overgrowth of yeast||Trichomoniasis protozoa|
|Odor||Fishy or unpleasant||None||Musty or unpleasant|
|Discharge||Thin, milky white or gray||Thick, white, cottage cheese like||Frothy, yellow-green|
|pH||Elevated, above 5||Normal, 4.5 or less||Elevated, above 5|
|Burning||Rare||Especially during urination||Especially during urination|
by a physician
|vH essentials BV Treatment options or physician prescription||OTC vaginal antifungal products, YeastGard Homeopathic medicines, or physician prescription||Physician prescription|
|If not previously
by a physician
|See your healthcare provider for
definitive diagnosis and medication recommendation