A 23-year-old female asked:
I need help managing chronic vulvovaginal candidiasis. i take fluconazole when i have an infection but i get up to 7 infections a year! help!?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Verify the organisms: It is reasonable to obtain a genital dna probe analysis for yeast and bacterial infections. Not a test for everyone, but with your history it is appropriate to assess what you are actually treating. Also consider using gelatin capsules 2 times weekly filled with boric acid and placed vaginally with lubrication to maintain the appropriate acid base status. Also check an HIV test.
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Dermatology 38 years experience
Infection: One option you have would to change your medicine or take the Fluconazole every day.
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Last updated Feb 4, 2019
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