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Albuquerque, NM
A 19-year-old female asked:

Do i need confirmation from a doctor to treat for a possible yeast infection? is there any harm if its not? what would be the best treatment?

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Dr. Kristin Sokol
Allergy and Immunology 12 years experience
No: You do not need to see a doctor and do not need a prescription for a yeast infection. There are over the counter inserts like Monistat. If you would rather take a pill, then you would need to see a doctor.

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