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A 28-year-old female asked:

Is fluconazole use for a vaginal yeast infection?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Yes: Fluconazole is an anti-fungal treatment. It treats vaginal yeast infections, which are caused by candida species (yeast).
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Fluconazole=Diflucan: There are many anti-yeast/anti-fungal cream options available w/o prescription for vaginal yeast infections. Fluconazole is a prescription one time pill for infection.
Dr. Brian Park
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: Yes, Fluconazole is an effective oral, one dose treatment for vaginal yeast infections.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What to do about vaginal yeast infection?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yeast: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal).
A 28-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Irritation: Vaginal irritation, tenderness, and external vaginal burning when urinating are the most common symptoms of vaginal yeast infection.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What are some treatments for vaginal yeast infection?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Berger
Dermatology 42 years experience
Most are rx: Oral or topical anti candidal medications.Most are prescripttion.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Causes of vaginal yeast infection?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Overgrowth of yeast: Occurs after antibiotics, or associated with diabetes. Treatable with over the counter products such as gyn lotrimin or micatin (miconazole).
Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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