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clindamycin vaginal cream cause yeast infection

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Get re-checked: With the symptoms still present, you may need an antibiotic by mouth possibly, best wishes.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
42 years experience Rheumatology
Anti-fungal: I recommend that all of my female patients when taken any antibiotic be given a prescription for Diflucan. Antibiotics which killed a normal flora bo ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It won't do any good. It's an antibiotic that treats bacterial infections, not fungal/yeast infections.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginitis: Clindamycin vaginal cream can be absorbed into the systemic circulation and produce clostridium difficile colitis. Vaginal pain, candidiasis, and oth ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No, but it will kill any bacteria on your penis and it doesn't "taste" very good for "dining out".
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually not: Clindamycin is an antibiotic and it will kill "bad" bacteria as well as normal or "good" bacteria, but the vaginal tissues will usually recolonized wi ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
39 years experience Dentistry
Don't use if expired: Never use medications if expired. They may still work, but you can't be sure. An expired antibiotic may not kill all the bacteria and could lead to a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
If stored properly: If the Clindamycin was stored in a cool, dry place, then it should be usable for up to two years past its' expiration date.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably BV: One possibility is that she is being treated for a bacterial infection called bacterial vaginosis.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Any azole drug: Any product with active ingredient ending in "azole" will be just as effective. Some examples are clotrimazole, terconazole, tioconazole, and several ... Read More

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