A 27-year-old female asked:
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Yeast infection symptoms are milder. Not so much swelling, discharge, or itch. I haven't used anything for it. Should I still use monistat or another?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
If you have symptoms: If you have any symptoms even mild like discharge,itching with or without swelling you may use monistst course But if you have no symptoms like discharge or itching than do not use monistat
Answered on Mar 9, 2015

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