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Dr. Daniel Szekely
43 years experience in General Practice
No: The pills are still by prescriprion only.

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not yet: All of the oral antifungal medications still require a prescription. There are topical medications for fungal infections that are available otc witho ... Read More
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Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience in Pediatrics
Oral anti fungal: Diflucan (fluconazole) is a prescription drug for vaginal yeast infection. Very effective. See your primary care doc.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Your physician can order Diflucan (fluconazole) which is an antifungal medication.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Other infection?: I'm concerned you may not have had a yeast infection; or you had yeast plus something else. The main symptoms of vaginal yeast are itching and irritat ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Tampons are fine. Just remember to change it regularly. This reduces the risk of serious infection.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast infections: A "yeast infection" refractory to treatment with "clotrimazole 1%" may not be yeast at all, so see your gyn provider for a culture to be sure it's yea ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Azo won't prevent: a yeast infection, altho oral probiotics MAY lessen the chance of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Bacteria from the digestive tract are the most comm ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Antibiotics: Always d/w your physician. It is not uncommon to treat a yeast infection that occurs while on antibiotics.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience in Dermatology
Vaginal yeast: Usually one dose is all that is needed but sometimes it has to be repeated. In addition it would be helpful for you to use a topical anti yeast cream ... Read More
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