A 18-year-old female asked:
does "nyastin and triamcinolone acetonide cream" help yeast infection?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Robin Merlino answered
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeast infection: Nystatin treats the yeast infection, triamcinolone treats inflammation. We often use them together when we are not sure what the cause of the infection is.
Answered on Feb 14, 2017
Dr. Ryan Taylor answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes : Nystatin controls the infection and the steroid cream will help with inflammation.
Answered on Oct 10, 2020
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan answered
57 years experience Dermatology
Avoid prolonged use: You can use Nystatin every day------miconazole or ketoconazole or Clotrimazole may be better. But avoid prolonged use of triamcinolone in genital area as it will cause atrophy (severe thinning) of skin with striae (ugly purple streaks). If you have persistent symptoms see your dr.
Answered on Nov 5, 2020
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