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A 30-year-old member asked:

Is diflucan (fluconazole) used by itself enough to cure a yeast infection?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Yes: Difulacan works on yeast in as little as1-3 days.
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) can cure yeast infections quicly- sometimes we may need to repeat if you have symptoms after 3 dys - but often one pill is enough.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Is one diflucan (fluconazole) enough to treata yeast infection?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Usually: Your physician may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases).
A 32-year-old member asked:

Can you treat a yeast infection with fluconazole (diflucan)?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) is an oral approach to treatment of yeast. It can be prescribed by a medical provider.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How often can I take diflucan (fluconazole) for my yeast infection?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Once only: Diflucan (fluconazole) is used as a single oral dose of 150 mgm for vaginal yeast infection and is effective most of the time and can be repeated foe recurrences.
A 43-year-old member asked:

Might i take diflucan (fluconazole) if i don't have a yeast infection?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Why?: All medications have potential for side effects? So why take a medication without an indication? Were you prescribed Diflucan (fluconazole) because you were about to start an antibiotic?

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Last updated May 11, 2016

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