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is it normal to itch after using monistat

A 24-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

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast infections: The itching once the ovule is inserted may come from the yeast infection itself, and discharge onto the vulva can often cause itching. If this continu ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rarely: However, if it seems to make your itching worse, this could the case, also could be that something other than a yeast infection is present, so best to ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Use antibacterial: two causes of itching is monilial infection which is helped by monista cream other common cause is bacterial infection take metronidazole cream for 5 ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
It takes a few days: Monistat usually is effective against vaginal yeast infection, but it takes a few days. Are you certain of the diagnosis? For such serious symptoms, y ... Read More
A 25-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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Maybe: It can be yeast. Topical creams are better in pregnancy than oral medication. Medications generally considered safe are butoconazole, clotrimazole, ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Normal?: You used treatment for yeast. You did not provide any clues to the diagnosis. If the cause of your distress is something other than yeast, identify an ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: You have likely become allergic to one of its ingredients.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: It's possible to have the yeast infection involve the perianal skin. If you're applying monistat cream, apply it to skin around the anus. Avoid tight ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you have a yeast infection, putting anything on it like monostat can cause some irritation initially. It is usually temporary as the infection cl ... Read More
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