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does vagisil work for yeast infections

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: It is just an anti itch cream and not .An anti fungal (yeast) medication so it will not treat your yeast infection.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
47 years experience Family Medicine
Vagisil: Vagisil is an otc (over the counter) preparation only, and has no antifungal medication in it, so it won't "treat" a yeast infection. It is a mild to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Monistat: Vagisil cream is designed to help control itching, but doesn't treat yeast at all. Miconazole (Monistat) is very effective.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
31 years experience Dermatology
Yeast infection: It will treat it but it is not designed to prevent it.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
20 years experience Family Medicine
NO: Vagisil can help with the symptoms of the yeast infection- but it doesn't treat the yeast itself. You should get an otc yeast medication.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vagisil Wipes: might help with itching but won't cure a yeast infection. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gyna ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vagisil Feminine Cre: Cream (benzocaine topical) can reduce yeast related discomfort but it doesn't treat yeast itself.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No it can not: No there is no evidence that it can treat yeast infection.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, should be fine: Read the instruction on how to use the product properly. I don't see why you can't do this. It is a relatively safe prduct, and quite effective produc ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Give it a try: You may try it, it will not do harm. If you do not feel better in a week, do see a gynecologist for proper evaluation. For good health - Have a diet r ... Read More

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