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How long will my yeast infection take to clear on its own

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: It may not clear up without treatment.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
With antifungals: 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yogert is not a cure: Yogurt does not cure a yeast infection. You will need to use an over the counter medication like Monistat or get a prescription from your doctor. If i ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: Eating yogurt alone is not likely to cure a yeast infection.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 day: to be better, a few days to be clear.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yeast treatment: If it is topically up to 2-3 weeks. A diflucan (fluconazole) pill may work within 72 hours. This can be purchased over the counter. It may need to rep ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Thrush=fungus: Thrush is relatively common in infants/children, but not so in health adults unless something happened..Such as recent use of antibiotics (u did), inf ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Szekely
43 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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