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can i use monistat on my period

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Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes but messy: You can use Monistat while you are on your period. However, it will be messy. Typically, symptoms of yeast infection tend to improve with the onset ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: You can.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) would be better since it is an oral pill and no vaginal insertion required.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A "washout": The Monistat is going to be "washed out" by the ensuing period and the last dose is a "wash" and will not be effective, tampon or not.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Can use on period: but would recommend pads rather than tampons with infection.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is best to : Avoid using neosporin in the vagina. It can lead to sensitivity to antbiotics in the neosporin.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
32 years experience Family Medicine
Metronidazole: You should be fine to use metroniadozole while on your menses. It comes as both a cream and a tablet.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not right after: Let the Metrogel take effect and start to work, and absorb into your skin for best effectiveness. After several hours, you can then use a lotion if n ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Start pills: You probably can not stop the cycle that has already started. You can start the pack now though.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience Gynecology
Sure but: You can use it, but it won't be as effective during your period. Especially if you have heavier bleeding. I'd recommend an oral anti fungal med while ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Yes if ...: Of course, you may use Mupirocin ointment if you have impetigo on penile skin and no allergy to its use. For detail, ask Doc timely.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely, P.G. test: It is very unlikely, but do a pregnancy test to be certain.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Re do test: Your should re do the test in 4-5 days, unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. I ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
You : You can get free condoms at most clinics, such as planned parenthood. Hormone changes can cause late periods, but since you are having unprotected in ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
No: Alcohol is likely to sting without having any effect on the pimple. Follow-up with doctor to determine if pimple is an enlarged Bartholin's gland or ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy: It is possible to get pregnant anytime you have sex. It is not as likely that soon after your period but predicting that becomes really difficult in w ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sand
Dr. John Sand answered
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control pills: Many women want to stop their periods early for a special trip. The only practical way to do this is to start a new pack of birth control pills earl ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: When you first start using tampons you may find it easier to insert a “slim” tampon with a smooth plastic applicator that has a rounded tip. Recommend ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Back to School: Your period is a representation that you did not get pregnant during ovulation. Ovulation is the time in your cycle when you are most fertile. You are ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Some : Some antibiotics affect the effectiveness of birth control pills. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) has been identified as one of the antibi ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sorry, cut off: Would you please re-ask your question, so we can understand your complete concern.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Neosporin: Not only would i not use neosporin on the volvo are areas but i would not use neosporin. The neomycin in this medicine is potentially sensitizing and ... Read More
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