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will vagisil help a yeast infection
A 20-year-old female asked:
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
A 28-year-old female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Not a treatment for: Yeast infections --see pcp.
A 48-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Wash is the key: Vagisil wash is a surfactant and water with frangrance. It will not cure infections. It is a reasonable body wash and should be considered as such.
A female asked:
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.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Dove, caress, or ivory soap for the vulva and nothing inside the vagina as it mechanically removes the 'good bacteria' that prevents infections.
A 22-year-old female asked:
16 years experience Family Medicine
A Few Days: If you continue to manifest the symptoms after a few days despite the treatment, you need to see your doctor.
A 21-year-old female asked:
29 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Yeast infection is common. However recurrent yeast infection could be a sign of immune deficiency or diabetics
A 39-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Psychiatry
Vagisil Wipes: might help with itching but won't cure a yeast infection. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gyna ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
30 years experience Dermatology
Yeast infection: It will treat it but it is not designed to prevent it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
19 years experience Family Medicine
NO: Vagisil can help with the symptoms of the yeast infection- but it doesn't treat the yeast itself. You should get an otc yeast medication.
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