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are there different strains of a yeast infection that is resisitant to standard medication if so how would it be treated and diagnosed

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
11 years experience Family Medicine
Yes. Culture.: Typically yeast infections are due to candida albicans, a very common fungus that is not particularly resistant to treatment. There are numerous othe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Navita Modi
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Any : You can use any of probiotic brand but best thing is to use terrazole cream or diflucan pill ,which are prescription
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Tampons are fine. Just remember to change it regularly. This reduces the risk of serious infection.
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Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal "yeast": Most vaginal yeast infections are treated successfully with local creams. You can use tampons safely, but the inflammation in the walls of the vagina ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe, sure: may have local discomfort from tampon+ yeast infection.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
See your doctor: If you feel like you still have the yeast infection, see your doctor. They can do a vaginal exam to confirm, and prescribe different yeast medicine if ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
It is: okay under the guidance of your doctor who initially evaluated the rash
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe not yeast: Persistence after these treatments suggests the problem may not be yeast; or a yeast infection resistant to the "azole" drugs. Often the diagnosis of ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Labia Blister: Try Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or cortisone 10. If not improved in 5-10 days or continues to worsen, see your doctor as you may need oral antibiotics.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Shenkir
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Talk to your doctor.: What you're describing sounds like BV (bacterial vaginosis), which is an overgrowth of gardnerella vaginalis, a normal but particularly smelly bacteri ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Thrush would get better after the meds you mention not worse. The first thing that comes to mind is a vitamin B12 deficiency with these tongue changes ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yeast infection: Antibiotic therapy is probably one of the top three causes of yeast infection. Foul odor from vagina, abnormal discharge, painful urination, and redne ... Read More
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