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A 26-year-old female asked:

My vagina and anus itches, and it's irritated i been taking antibiotics for uti. 12 weeks pregnant. can it be a yeast infection? can i use monistat?

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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 24 years experience
Maybe: It can be yeast. Topical creams are better in pregnancy than oral medication. Medications generally considered safe are butoconazole, clotrimazole, miconazole. These medicines should be used for 7 days. Monistat is miconazole
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