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can you treat a yeast infection while on your period

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Under the circumstances, requesting a prescription from you doctor for oral Diflucan (fluconazole) would be the best option.
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
YES YOU CAN: Yes you can treat infection while being on your period.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: A yeast infection can be treated while a woman is on her period.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, you definitely can have a yeast infection while in your period.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
27 years experience Family Medicine
Period: This could be the beginning of your period now that the medication has fixed the BV and yeast infection. If it does not turn into a regular period, s ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly yes: If you are concerned about a vaginal odor please make an appt with your family physician because other infections besides yeast can have a bad odor.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not a good idea: If you have yeast - better to treat it. If you are using suppository to treat yeast - don't use tampon.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
No: menstrual bleeding does not clear a true vaginal yeast infection.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If you have your: Period - that would mean that you aren't pregnant. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazol ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Prevention tips: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyho ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doubtful: But having unprotected sex could lead to a missed period and a positive pregnancy test and a yeast infection, too. Use protection if you don't want to ... Read More
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