A 25-year-old member asked:
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i recently got a bad yeast infection days after sex. a 3day treatment helped but it did not go away. is this normal? will diflucan (fluconazole) help get rid of it?

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Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe: You should see your doctor. You can get a yeast infection, but it should clear up with medication such as diflucan, (fluconazole) but you may have a medical problem (e.g. Diabetes) that may prevent a rapid recovery.
Answered on Sep 20, 2016
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See your Doc: A yeast infection that is not responding to those meds is either not a yeast infection or a sign of diabetes.
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