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can yeast infection cure itself

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Having your period will not cure a yeast infection. Effective treatments include vaginal preparations that contain nystatin, miconazole, clotrimazole ... Read More
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A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Quist
34 years experience in Gynecology
Anti-fungal meds: Yeast infections can be cured with anti-fungal creams or pills or occasionally an anti-fungal spray, additional aids is to keep the area as cool and d ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience in Infectious Disease
Antifungal: You can either use over the counter creams or a prescription for Diflucan (fluconazole) from your doctor. It's a pill you take once.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yeast: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gynazole, Femcare, Gyne-lotrimin & Mycelex. OTC meds incl ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Chronic yeast: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your phy ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: Your doctor will have to do some special tests to the discharge to make a specific diagnosis and treatment recommendation.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Maybe not yeast: Probably you mean 150 mg, the usual dose of single dose fluconazole (Diflucan) by mouth for vaginal yeast infections. Maybe it isn't yeast; you need t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Try Monistat : If it gets better, likely yeast, if not well...
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Tx: Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yeast: Great question. Probably not there is higher amounts if acidophilus in probiotic pills and although it helps you still need to treat the infection

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