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A 28-year-old female asked:

Dr tested me, no stds but found yeast, i used monistat 1 (tioconazole) 6 days ago, still have discharge. how long should i wait before i medicate further?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Now: 1-day not super effective (? About 75%), so better to go with the 3 or 5 day; and if symptoms (discharge) still there after 3-5 days, should re-treat. If you go with 3 or 5 day option and returns/doesn't go away, see your dr for confirmation exam.

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Last updated Feb 2, 2013

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