Home pregnancy tests have been around for many years. The tests let a woman take control of her health care. A similar test has been approved by the FDA for a yeast infection home test kit. No need to wait days for results from a medical lab.
Discover in five minutes or less whether or not you have a monilial infection or if the vaginal discharge needs other types of treatment.
Is it necessary to use a test strip for yeast infection? A research study reported only 33% of women were accurate when diagnosing their vaginal infections. But when using a yeast infection home test kit, the accuracy rose to 96%!
So you say to yourself vaginitis is vaginitis. Well actually no. Bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas symtoms are very similar. All have itching, burning and vaginal discharge.
Miscarriage, sterility and other problems interfering with your ability to have children can happen with bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas.
The yeast infection home test kit is easy to use. By using the kit you can tell whether the vagina is growing yeast or bacteria. The test measure pH and is easy to use.
The pH is acidic in a normal vagina with a pH between 4.0-4.5. Research has shown it’s possible to detect the difference between thrush, trichomoniasis or bacterial vaginosis by testing pH. With tichomoniasis and bacterial vaginosis the pH of the vagina rises above 4.5.
A number of companies have designed kits with a test strip for yeast infection. This way a woman can quickly tell if she has thrush or not. The pH paper of high school chemistry class has become a simple to use swab or pantyliner.
Swab testers are used for both the pHem-Alert and the Vagilisil Screening Kit for Vaginal Infections. Fem-V uses a pantyliner with the pH strip in the middle.
Without wasting time the test strips for yeast infection give women the option of starting the correct treatment of symptoms quickly and easily. If a woman has never had a vaginal infection, she is urged to check with her health care provider before starting any treatment.
You can worry less knowing you have made an accurate self-diagnosis using a yeast infection home test kit.
Author: Laurel Lee AmesThis author has published 1 articles so far.