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A 30-year-old female asked:

Which over the counter antifungal cream can be used for yeast infection during pregnancy as the pharmacists say that none of the creams have been tested for pregnancy safety.

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Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 41 years experience
I am not sure: I know the pharmacists is telling you the truth because the knowledge with topical treatment is not as with knowing that taking fluconazole increases chances of spontaneous abortion if taken during pregnancy. It does not mean you could not use something topical and be fine. Boric acid, vinegar and benzoyl peroxides are options. I gather boric acid is not safe in pregnancy.
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Last updated May 11, 2020


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