A 48-year-old member asked:
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i am currently taking metronidazole and got a yeast infection i was told to take monistat cream but i got an ovule instead is that okay?

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Dr. Andrew Silverman
49 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ovule for yeast : Ovule is fine to treat vaginal yeast infection.
Answered on Jul 30, 2014

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Dr. Renee Harris
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Yes: Metronidazole is not for yeast infections, but for bacterial infections.

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