A 38-year-old member asked:
Can mupirocin ointmentbe used for bacteria vaginosis / yeast infection?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Nancy Mellow answered
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: It is used mainly for strep or staph skin infections and not effective against the usual bacterial cause of bacterial vaginosis (gardnerella), it also does not treat a yeast or fungal infection, only certain types of bacteria.
Answered on Apr 26, 2018
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