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how long does monistat take to cure a yeast infection

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Less than a week: You should see improvement within 2-3 days. Complete cure can take a week.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Ramirez
36 years experience Fertility Medicine
The next day: In general, symptoms will diminish before the medicine has completely eliminated the yeast infection. You should feel better by the next day. If you d ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Szekely
44 years experience General Practice
About a week: The yeast is quickly killed. The damage to tissues takes about 7-10 days to heal.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Normally a: week to ten days is necessary before having sex again HOWEVER IT IS VERY POSSIBLE THAT YOUR PARTNER WAS INFECTED! Speak with your Provider about a p ... 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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yeast: infection usually resolves in one to two weeks if there are no complicating factors.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Can be treated: while on antibiotics; however, I do not suggest using Monistat unless you have an active infection with symptoms.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Mccarrick
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can try pills for ye: The anti fungal creams can work on the outside of the vaginal lips without breeding to insert into the vagina. Also your provider can prescribe the or ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a GYN MD: The foul odor suggests a different type of vaginal infection(bacterial) rather than yeast. See a GYN MD and confirm the absence of yeast and the prese ... Read More

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