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using monistat without a yeast infection

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May be reisitent: To it. There are 4 different types of yeast, and you may need a different med, or you may have other infection in addition to or instead of yeast. You ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: You will not have any interactions or difficulties while taking acidophilus and Monistat at the same time. Good luck.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Less than a week: You should see improvement within 2-3 days. Complete cure can take a week.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
They all do: Check out http://www.Monistat.Com/monistat-products for various Monistat options. However, since you're posting your question as a 35yo male, do reali ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: but only one of the 2 treatments is needed
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sand
Dr. John Sand answered
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No!: Topical corticosteroids inhibit cellular immunity, just exactly the wrong thing for yeast, because it thereby promotes yeast growth, even though its a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Fluconazole is an anti-fungal treatment. It treats vaginal yeast infections, which are caused by candida species (yeast).
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Monistat: Vagisil cream is designed to help control itching, but doesn't treat yeast at all. Miconazole (Monistat) is very effective.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not a treatment: A yeast infection is an infection from a fungus and requires an anti-fungal antibiotic like Clotrimoxazle. Vagisil is a topical anesthetic that decrea ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: This is antifungal medication.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
VAGINAL ITCHING: ANTIBIOTICS COMMONLY CAUSE VAGINAL ITCHING AS A RESULT OF A YEAST INFECTION BY CANDIDA ORGANISMS. OTHER CAUSES CAN INCLUDE SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEA ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Occasionally: On occasion it can. The longer you take it and the higher the dose, the more likely a yeast infection occurs.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Just as there are many types of bacteria there are many types of yeast. Vaginal yeast infections are caused by candida (usually albicans but there are ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Absolutely not.
A female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Meds: Taking meds and not knowing what you are treating is never a good idea. If however you have had multiple yeast infections, diagnosed by a doctor, and ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Monistat: there is no problem with using Monistat while still on your antibiotics.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) is an oral approach to treatment of yeast. It can be prescribed by a medical provider.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer : Though only tested and FDA-approved for the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis, it most likely would be equally effective in treating a documented ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The bacteria in yogurt doesn't cure yeast infections.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Thomas
39 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: Econazole is a topical anti fungal very similar to other compounds that are approved for use in children. However, there have not been any studies o ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a yeast infection avoid wearing underpants when ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: It is steroid cream which will make yeast infection spread worse after a few days. Where is yeast? Try micatiin or lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream inste ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Elrod
10 years experience General Practice
Yes: You may shave, however I would allow at least 12 hours between shaving and using the cream to allow some healing of the area and hair growth beyond th ... Read More
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