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will nystatin cure an anal yeast infection and what are symptoms of a anal yeast infection

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Nystatin is a cream so will heal where is applied. If the candidosis involves the anal canal it is unlikely to be healed this way. Yeast infection wil ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Oral Nystatin: Oral Nystatin will kill the yeast living in your digestive system and that recontaminates the affected area. Probiotics, yogurt & acidophilus milk wil ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Caroline Capitano
26 years experience Pain Management
Reinfection: Sometimes when an infection is treated reinfection occurs because the partner is not treated. This can be fixed by communicating with your partner so ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : It is an antifungal although not often used for this. Over the counter creams will work too.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Only skin yeast infe: Nystatin triamcinolone cream should not be used for vaginal infection.It is a combination steroid and antifungal cream and sometimes used by some to t ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. B. Dale Magee
46 years experience Gynecology
Yes..although: You can, however, if you are only using it externally, you may not fully treat a vaginal infection. Try an over the counter vaginal treatment such as ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Visit your skin doc: Having a long standing yeast infection despite medication, i recommend visiting your family physician or dermatologist. Wishing you the very best!
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: While the oral antifungals work systemically, some times the topical meds like nyststin work better on the surface tissues like in your mouth or GI tr ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
51 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Usually none: Nystatin is used to treat a vaginal yeast infection and usually has no side effects other than a slightly increased vaginal secretion flow as it clear ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clinton Fox
22 years experience Family Medicine
Fluconazole: Yes. Fine to take together and should not cause a problem. Keep your yogurt high in probiotics and make sure it is an active culture yogurt.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiane Smith
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yeast infection : Should begin working within a day or two. If you haven't had any change in your symptoms by day 3, or if they begin to worse whole on the prescriptio ... Read More

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