A 59-year-old female asked:
I have a yeast infection i just started taking vaginal otc and probiotic acidophilus but in reading do i only need to take acidophilus pills?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
What do you mean by: "vaginal over the counter"- is this an anti-fungal medication? If yes, in most cases this combination should be fine. Oral probiotics are fine (vaginal probiotics aren't necessary).
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