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can you use tampons with a yeast infection

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can: Use a tampon when you have a yeast infection, but if you are treating the yeast with a vaginal cream it might block the treatment from clearing up the ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: The longer the tampon is in place, or if the tampon dries you out too much it can irritate the tissues and make you more prone to getting a yeast infe ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can: Use a tampon when you have a yeast infection, but if you are treating the yeast with a vaginal cream it might somewhat block the treatment from cleari ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Wait a while: Tampons incease risk for yeast infectoins.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pads: Pads are a better choice. Each time you remove a tampon you will remove some of the yeast medication (if you are using a vaginal insert medication).
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Because some of the: Medication used can be absorbed by the tampon. With removal of tampon, medication is also likely to be removed.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If is recommended: That you don't wear a tampon, as every time you remove it medication in the vagina will also be removed with it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hold off on tampons: If you are being treated by a non-oral route for a yeast infection. The reason is that each time you remove a tampon you will be removing some of the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
TEMPONS CAN CAUSE: Tempons are known to cause bacterial infections if kept too long and toxic shock syndrome, which is not so common and is rather rare, and if you use d ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Try a pad: If you are being treated with a medication that is inserted vaginally, each time you remove a tampon, medication will also come out. A tampon may or m ... Read More

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