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peeling skin vaginal yeast infection

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Yeast is Yeast: There is no gender to medicine. Now, did the company try to brand their anti-dungal medicine by calling it a "vaginal' cream. Yes, most likely. If yo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Monistat or a similar antifungal medications can be applied to the area twice a day. If not resolving in a week, advise physician.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not related: Were you on an antibiotic recently? If so, this may explain the itching and yeast infection. Otherwise they are unlikely to be related.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Contact dermatitis: Sometimes lubricant or powder used for any purpose might cause irritation. Just to be sure have your spouse md take a quick look to guide him to right ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dove, Caress & Ivory: Aveeno (oatmeal) body wash, like most soaps, find its' way into the vagina changing the pH and enhancing your yeast infection. Dove, Caress, and Ivory ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience in Emergency Medicine
It : It would be very unusual for herpes or vaginal yeast infection to spread throughout the body. Other medical issues, such as MRSA (methicillin resista ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Tx: Yeast infections may be treated with OTC meds such as: Clotrimazole, Miconazole, Butoconazole & Tioconazole. Sometimes prescription of Diflucan ( ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Anti fungal: You can use an otc medicine like monistat. If that doesn't work, see your doctor for a prescription anti fungal medicine.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: But it is best to get treated with medication, whether oral or vaginal to make sure the infection goes away completely.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast: There are several over the counter preparations that are highly effective, and your local pharmacist can direct you to these
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