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Will lotrimin cure a yeast infection

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judith Wolf
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Both are effective: Both products are antifungals. Though chemically different, they are both FDA approved and prescribed to treat "jock itch" and "athlete's foot".

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
No it will not: No it will not make it worse.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Clotrimazole Vaginal: Cream a yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment such as gyne lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream. It may take longe... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
By now: Usually you should have some relief by day 3. You should see your doctor to make sure it is a yeast infection.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: some of it is apt to slide out. It can be helpful if you use it before bed because then you will be supine.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See doctor: If Lotrimin has not shown an effect in two days, it may not be a fungal infection and it would be prudent to consult a doctor.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
No it will not: No it will not make it worse.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
See Pediatrician: Needs to be evaluated to make sure there is no secondary bacterial infection. Also topical treatments usually require diligent use of the medication... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Exam needed: There are several possible causes for your symptoms, including STD. You will need to see a health care provider for examination and appropriate tests... Read More