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Wat is a good way to get rid of a yeast infection not responding to over-the-counter treatments or diflucan (fluconazole)?

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Dr. Daniel Konold
Family Medicine 33 years experience
See your Doc: A yeast infection that is not responding to those meds is either not a yeast infection or a sign of diabetes.
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 20 years experience
May not be yeast: Vaginal infections that don't respond to the over-the-counter creams and Fluconazole may not be yeast infections. Bacterial vaginosis and other vaginal infections may cause similar symptoms. You should have a pelvic exam to look for those things. If it is yeast, you may need a longer course of medicine. You may also need to help "good bacteria" grow by taking probiotics or cultured yogurt.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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