A 49-year-old member asked:
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Yogurt with acidophilus and bifidus good for yeast infection?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
When taken orally: It may be beneficial. Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole).
Answered on Feb 19, 2015

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Yes: You will not have any interactions or difficulties while taking acidophilus and Monistat at the same time. Good luck.

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