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A 22-year-old female asked:

i missed a dose of monistat 3 leaving me left with two suppositories. do i resume taking them at bedtime?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: However, your yeast infection may or may not be completely treated necessitating purchasing another round of Monistat 3 or you could resume "itching to see a GYN MD" for an alternative more effective yeast Rx.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

I am using Monistat 3 and about 15 hoira after inserting the cream, it would sometimes come out a bit yellow. Is that normal?

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Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine 49 years experience
Discharge post Monis: The color of the discharge if a mix of the cream and your own secretions. This is perfectly normal.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of Monistat 3?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Can have sex any ti: You can have sex any time after you finished the course, but it takes 7 days for infection to clear, so it will be wise for youe partner to use condoms to prevent infection and reinfection for 7 daysfrom the start of therapy or 4days after finishing.
A 43-year-old member asked:

How long does Monistat 3 take to work?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Monistat 3: Monistat 3 – notify your doctor if symptoms have not improved within 3 days or have not resolved within seven days.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How long does it take Monistat 3 to quit burning after use?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Monistat: This should stop fairly quickly if it is in fact due to monistat.
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A female asked:

Can i use Monistat 3 if it is expired?

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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 23 years experience
Yes: Unofficially, most medications are still good for about a year after expiration. In this case, the medication just might not be as effective

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