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can I use monistat 1 while on my period

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: You may use a tampon
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Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes it's okay: Unless there is a lot of discomfort,redness and inflammation, there should be no contraindication to using a tampon.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It's okay to use a tampon after using Monostat, just know it may not have had time to treat the yeast infection and you may have to retreat after the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Monistat products can be used during your period.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less effective: When you are on your period the Monistat has less chance to be absorbed, and will be less effective. An oral prescription for an anti-fungal medicatio ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It can still be used.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Mosley
19 years experience General Practice
See your doctor.: If you had some relief with the Monistat, that'll likely be a good choice. But if one day wasn't enough, see your doctor so that all the options can b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stress: Stress can delay your period. Several other factors can like traveling, weight gain or loss. Some menstrual cycles are can be different. This is norma ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not normal.: It does not sound like your symptoms are related to Monistat, but you might have another problem. Consult with your gyn for accurate diagnosis and pr ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
pregnancy test: Vaginal infection can cause bleeding do pregnancy test once a week also advising an OB/GYN our family doctor
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Pelvic infection: This sounds like a lot more (and more serious) thatn a yeast infection. STDs like chlamydia and gonorrhea are a lot more common in women with BV, so y ... Read More

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