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Candidal vulvovaginitis occurs frequently during pregnancy is usually not dangerous, but can cause discomfort of the vulva or vagina. If you require treatment, you should take caution when using medicinal creams or vaginal applicators. Pregnant women are generally advised to avoid oral medications such as fluconazole (Diflucan). If you’re pregnant, speak to your doctor before you begin any treatment.
During pregnancy, bacterial vaginosis should be treated only with oral medication such as metronidazole (Flagyl), however this type of treatment should be avoided during the first trimester.
Trichomonas occurring during pregnancy should also be treated. Since you should avoid metronidazole during the first trimester, an antifungal cream can provide some relief from symptoms.