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Ruby, SC
A 16-year-old female asked:

I have yeast infection. i have taken diflucan (fluconazole). have a cream called clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate...will this work?? and how fast??

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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The cream you're: using will ease your symptoms fairly quickly (~24 hours) but getting rid of the infection will take longer (up to 7 days). If you're still having discharge or itching 1 week after taking the Diflucan, (fluconazole) you may need a second treatment or a different treatment. Recurrence, resistance and re-infection are very common with yeast vaginitis. -(
Last updated Jun 10, 2018

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