A 27-year-old female asked:
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how to get rid of reoccuring yeast infection?re occuring yeast infection everymonth since feb.. can i be given diflucan (fluconazole) to use every week for a while?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: sounds reasonable. Check with your doc also.
Answered on Jul 24, 2014
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Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
in reoccurring case of yeast infection per IDSA (infectious disease) guideline is 15o mg of Diflucan weekly after treating the recurrent episode.
Jul 24, 2014

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