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Does mycolog ii cream cure a yeast infection or is it just used for temporary relief and if so how long will it take to cure a yeast infection

A female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yeast "infection": Technically, vaginal yeast "infection" is an overgrowth problem because the natural balance between lactobacilli & yeast has been upset; common causes... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Yeast infections : Mycolog ii is an anti-fungal and is used for yeast infections. If your treatment fails to relieve your symptoms, you may have BV (bacterial vaginosis)... Read More
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Dr. Paul Carter
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31 years experience
Yeast infection: Mycolog is for yeast infection or candida vaginitis.
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Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Gynecology 40 years experience
Yeast: Mycolog is a treatment for yeast infections.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
2-6 weeks: It depends on the infection. For example athlete's foot is treated for six weeks while jock itch is treated for two weeks with ketoconazole. You shoul... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Needs assessment: If you have been treated for vaginal yeast with fluconazole and mycolog and the symptoms are not improving then a reevaluation is needed. The Obgyn wi... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Physician preference: Mycolog 2 is a combination yeast and steroid cream. Often it is given to external vulvar inflammatory conditions. If your doctor diagnosed a vaginal y... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Yes: It contains Nystatin and a steroid and this is an indication for its use.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
34 years experience
Penile rash: If the cream provided relief then you might have a simple fungal infection. This can be resolved with antifungal topical medication. If not, see a G... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Best would be to see your GYN physician, as "itching" is not an isolated symptom of fungal (yeast) infections. Additionally, if one is sexually activ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 years experience
Immediate relief: You can purchase AZO Urinary Pain Relief® Maximum Strength from your local pharmacy without a need for a prescription. Start taking this medication fo... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Probably not yeast: Yeast infections are uncommon in the male genital tract. This symptoms makes me concerned about an STD, if you are at risk (new or unsafe partner, etc... Read More
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