A 43-year-old member asked:
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does butenafine work better than clotrimazole for recurring vaginal yeast infections?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Both are anti-: Fungals great for "jock itch" but completely ineffective against a yeast, Candida Albicans that needs a different product. Nizoral/ketoconazole or monistat.
Answered on Nov 2, 2019

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Dr. Judith Wolf
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Both are effective: Both products are antifungals. Though chemically different, they are both FDA approved and prescribed to treat "jock itch" and "athlete's foot".
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
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Yes: but only one of the 2 treatments is needed
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Dr. Martin Raff
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Yes: The question is whether this seems to have ameliorated the yeast infection? If it has you are in good shape and this should not be a problem in the f ... Read More
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Re-test and see: After 14 days go back to the MD and get re-tested and see if further Rx is needed.

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