A 31-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take to get rid of a yeast infection in your armpits?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
1-2 weeks: Typical treatment with a topical or oral antifungal can treat this infection in 1-2 weeks.
Answered on Dec 4, 2018
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