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A 18-year-old female asked:

does nystatin and triamcinone acetonide cream treat vaginal yeast infection?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Yes and no: Nystatin is effective against vaginal yeast infections, but triamcinolone cream is not. It tends to relieve the itchy inflammation that goes along with the yeast vaginitis, however. Do not use it alone as it aggravates the yeast infection when used alone.

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Both of my older kids had chronic ear infections; does this mean my new baby will, too?

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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Not necessarily: Family history - mother's and father's, and sibling's - can suggest a predilection for ear infections, but it is only a tendency, not definite. If there is a family history, monitor closely.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What are nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide creams typically prescribed for?

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Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 51 years experience
See below: This combination may be prescribed when the physician is not sure whether he is dealing with a yeast infection (treated by nystatin), or a non-infectious dermatitis (treated by triamcinalone).
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A 27-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to catch pink eye from another person who only had an ear infection?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Rare but possible: The cold virus can be transferred to the eye from direct contact (touching an infected person or an object with the virus on it) or contact with airborne virus (from a sneeze or breath). Although it is unlikely for a viral ear infection to pass to someone's eye, the virus can last on surfaces for several hours. If they touch their ear, then you touch them, and then your eye, it is possible...
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A 24-year-old member asked:

Do antibiotics cause lower back pain and a bladder infection?

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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
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They shouldn't: Those are not usual side effects from any antibiotic therapy, speak with your prescribing doctor about it.
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A male asked:

I have a bladder infection and the doctors gave me metronidazole, phenaz opyridine, sulfamethoxazole-tmp dest tablet. I am having pain still what to do?

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Return to your Docto: If pain is not better after few seats of antibiotics, you either have the wrong antibiotics or something else is causing the pain, so you better return to be checked.

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