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jock itch cream for yeast infection

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yeast Infection: You must be reacting to the anti-itch cream. The vagina as you know is very sensitive to things. In the future use antihistamine pills for itching an ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Try : Try over the counter oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching and inflammation. There is a chance you may be dealing with an infectious process ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatologist: Stop having intercourse until this heals and get in to see a dermatologist.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See GYN: Or dermatologist. Reaction to EXACTLY WHICH "anti-itch" cream? Was it a reaction to the cream or was it part of a chronic vaginitis? Yeast or somethin ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Yeast Infection: Yes. But the cream only affects the symptoms, not the cause. You need an antifungal treatment to eradicate the underlying cause of the infection; you ... Read More
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Gold Bond: Clotrimazole would be better than Gold Bond, or even prescription Nystatin ointment or cream to treat candida (yeast).
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: But you will want to treat the yeast overgrowth. Oral fluconazole, usually just 1 pill, is very easy and effective. You can get azole creams OTC such ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
No. not at all: Anti-yeast cream only helps with yeast. See a doctor for herpes medicine.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
If : If a patient has a yeast infection, then it usually has white or cheesy discharge, the vagina appears to have white dots/spots on it, and it is very i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Yeast Infection: Vaginal yeast infections should be treated with anti-fungal creams ( e.g. Monistat, Lotrimin) not with "itch cream" which may be causing dermatitis or ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Change: Change to Clotrimazole and had hydrocortisone.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Yeast infection: Your recourse is to try the antibiotic cream for another seven days
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Symptoms would: Be consistent. If you are not better in 72 hours of topical treatment then you probably need to be examined to be certain of the problem and be consid ... Read More
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