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i have a persistent, non-albicans vaginal yeast infection. i have been treated with itracanazole and boric acid. are there any other treatments?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Candida: This depends entirely on the species of Candida and its potential sensitivity to antifungals. What is more, sometimes it may be difficult to eliminate Candida without co-treatment of your sexual partner. You must also be aware that difficulty in elimination of Candida may be a manifestation of immune deficiency. Have you been tested for HIV? See an infectious diseases expert. Good luck.

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