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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: It depends on the root cause; for example, yeast infections are treated with either topical or systemic antifungals (clotrimazole, miconazole, or fluc ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mirela Cernaianu
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal infection: Women often medicate themselves for suspected yeast infections with over the counter monistat. We see more resistant yeast due to the persistent use o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Harm to the fetus: That means it may cause harm to the developing fetus.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Topical antifungals: Uncomplicated vulvovaginal candidiasis will usually respond to short courses of intra vaginal nystatin, miconazole, clotrimazole, butoconazole, tercon ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
14 years experience Gynecology
Depends on type: Talk to your doctor about suppressive therapy. If it is a recurrent yeast infection you may need repeat doses of diflucan (fluconazole). If it is bact ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Several causes: Vaginal infections can be caused by a variety of organisms. The most common is yeast. Other causes include bacteria (bacterial vaginosis), trichomonas ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Villa
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several: The most common symptoms of a vaginal infection are vaginal discharge, itching, odor, vaginal burning or discomfort.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginitis: The most common vaginal infections are yeast/candidal, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis (trich) and atrophic vaginitis. An exam and simple testing ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Change in pH: Many things change the pH of the vagina. This change can inhibit or Prohibit the growth of your body's normal bacteria. Without this normal bacteria ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Roy
40 years experience Family Medicine
No: Many vaginal infections cause no symptoms at all, some cause discharge, odor, or itching, and some cause burning.
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