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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
yeast: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms gone: Once the itching and irritation of a yeast infection are gone it is fine to have sex again. You can actually have sex while you still have a yeast in ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yeast: It usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. For immune compromized people it could last longer.
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A female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you are not using anything to treat a yeast infection may linger for weeks. If you are using a medication to treat it it may go away in 1 ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Antifungal meds: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Until you treat it: A yeast infection is not likely to go away on its own. It will likely only get worse until you see your doc and get it treated. Go see your doc right ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trushar Dungarani
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on the severity and treatment you are getting. Also if this is a recurrent issue, it may be more challenging.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infinity: It would take forever for that to work since it does not work. Eating yogurt is certainly tasty but it will have no effect on a vaginal yeast infecti ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
With treatment.: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Find the cause: First you need to find out why you have the yeast infection and solve the cause. In the meantime, eating yogurt help along the way of other treatment ... Read More

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