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How long does it take a yeast infection to heal

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Healing yeast : Diflucan can be ordered by your physician (oral antifungal).Over- the – counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yeast infection: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amar Ashraf
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Need antifungal: Yeast is a fungal infection. It may cause crack in skin. Vaseline will not work. If yeast infection confirmed, you need antifungal cream to cure.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
TWO WEEKS: 1. Do not discontinue just when your symptoms stop keep up medication for two full weeks 2. Make SURE your partner is treated simultaneously! Hope th... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 40 years experience
Usually 2-4 days: usually 2-4 days for symptoms to resolve
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Vaginal yeast Rx: Typical vaginal yeast ymptoms are itching and irritation, with minimal discharge and no odor. If these describe your symptoms and/or the diagnosis was... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Generally fast: Most people get relief in the first day or two . If you are on day five and experience perianal irritation and urinary urgency then there may be somet... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trushar Dungarani
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: It depends on the severity and treatment you are getting. Also if this is a recurrent issue, it may be more challenging.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
2-3 days: Most yeast infections will begin to resolve (improve) about 2-3 days after treatment has been started. They can be recurrent, especially if medicati... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
With antifungal meds: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised.

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