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i had a yeast infection and took monistat 3 the infection is gone but i still have itching on the outside lips of my vagina

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Recurrence: May need retreatment or Diflucan (fluconazole).
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Resistant yeast?: As you suspect, your symptoms are typical for a yeast infection. Some yeasts are resistant to the "azole" drugs like monistat; or maybe it's something ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stop Monistat.: You may have an allegy to monistat. If you are sure this is yeast, you can treat this with an oral pill called diflucan (fluconazole). If not, see you ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obgyn exam: Consider having your Obgyn do an examination. Yeast infections do not typically cause a brown discoloration of the periurethral area. Your doctor can ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Vaginal itching: This could conceivably be caused by numerous different things, and the best approach would be to let a gynecologist examine you and establish a cause ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe not yeast...: Perhaps you don't have a yeast infection, which would explain why Monistat 1 (tioconazole) didn't "work" and why you feel worse. If that's the case, g ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Huerter
24 years experience Family Medicine
Topicals are ok: Using these creams outside the vagina should not affect your pap.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Reevaluate: Look for alternative diagnoses. There are several. Need exam for diagnosis.
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Try clotimazole: Gyne-Lotrimin can be used after 5 days; however, if not improving get a GYN examination,to rule out any other type of infection.

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