A 35-year-old member asked:
is fluocinonide ointment safe to use for a yeast infection? any answer appreciated.
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Fluocinonide: gel is a topical corticosteroid. Yeast infections are best treated with antifungal medications.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Is fluocinonide ointment a safe treatment for a yeast infection?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Not really: It's not "unsafe" but it is not going to treat the infection. It may provide some relief of the irritation and itching but should be used with caution as this is a potent steroid.
5666 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 3, 2014
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