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yeast infection that won t clear up

A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
To : To answer your question you need to hold the applicator in your hand and gently insert the applicator into your vagina as far as it will go without ca ... Read More
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Yes: the applicator and stick just send the cream into the vagina, then you remove the applicator and push stick out.

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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
NEEDS TESTING: Chronic yeast infection in females can be related to immune deficiencies. 2 important diseases to consider are: HIV or diabetes. Simple blood tests ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: How do youknow its a yeast infection? See your doctor.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Hayes
Specializes in Family Medicine
No. Sorry.: I'd advise avoiding sex for a week to let things heal. There's no way to get rid of yeast permanently, but if you avoid douching, take a probiotic eve ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Confirm diagnosis: Need to make sure it is yeast infection and not irritant vulvitis.It is done by seing yeast on wet prep by your doctor or a culture.If it confirmed ye ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Surinder Yadav
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: A thick whitish or currish discharge could be a candida infection and you should have your primary care review. the discharge presumably is vaginal a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Could try it: Sometimes 2 courses of treatment are needed to clear an infection. If this is not effective, see your gynecologist for diagnosis and treatment. Be aw ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Difucan: Ask your doctor for prescription for Diflucan (fluconazole). Be sure the diagnosis is confirmed.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Exon
47 years experience Pediatrics
Residual infection: yeast infection probably inadequately treated. 1 tab of diflucan, (fluconazole) 150 mgm should clear it up.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Tampon use w yeast: likely not. I would change the tampon frequently. and start treatment if the infection re occurs
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