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how long does it take for diflucan to work for a yeast infection

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Hands
67 years experience Endocrinology
Diflucan (fluconazole) : one dose for diflucan (fluconazole) is usually sufficient. If not eradicated after 2doses there is a resistant strain or wrong diagnosis. Results are ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Diflucan (fluconazole): 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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
1-3 days: 1 to 3 days is usually all that is needed taking the 200mg tablet.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Verify instructions: Diflucan is not usually given for 7 days. It is usually given in one dose and then repeated in 72 hours if needed. Topical yeast medications can often ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
2-3 days: If you truly have a yeast infection, most patients get relief 2-3 days after treatment is completed.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Either one: Both work equally well, as do a number of other "azole" creams. In research asking women which they preferred, after treating with either single dose ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Shaban
39 years experience Urology
Couple days: Single dose diflucan (fluconazole) could take a couple days to feel better
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Once only: Diflucan (fluconazole) is used as a single oral dose of 150 mgm for vaginal yeast infection and is effective most of the time and can be repeated foe ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Why?: All medications have potential for side effects? So why take a medication without an indication? Were you prescribed Diflucan (fluconazole) because y ... Read More

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