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A 24-year-old female asked:

What's the best way to treat viginal candidiasis...its been re occuring for past 5 to 6 months since last year and have been taking viginal insert pills and antibiotics.the likes of klovinal,mycotin,cyprotab 500. what are the precautions to take too?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
You need more expert professional care. Ciprofloxacin (Cyprotab) is exactly the wrong thing for yeast -- it will make it worse. The other two are "azole" drugs, and 10-15% of candida yeasts are resistant to all azoles. Find an infectious diseases expert: confirm diagnosis of vaginal candida; if confirmed, determine susceptibility to azoles; if resistant, alternate treatments are available. Good lk

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