A 40-year-old female asked:
I have been dealing with yeast and bacterial vaginosis for the past 3 months going on 4 months and it hasn't cleared up. there's no discharge or foul smells. just a slight itch and uncomfortable feeling?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Resistant candida?: It sounds like your BV is in control, as indicated by absent odor and discharge. Your current symp;toms are more suggestive of continuing yeast infeciton. Up to 10% of yeast infections are caused by candida that is resistant to the usual treatments, i.e. the "azole" drugs. Ask your doctor about alternative treatments, like nystatin, caspofungin, and others. Good luck.
26 viewsAnswered Nov 16, 2020
Last updated Nov 17, 2020
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