A 32-year-old female asked:

I have a yeast infection. been fighting it for a while, doc finally called in pill and internal cream but i believe it may have spread to anal are as well, can i use otc vaginal anti fungal on, not in, anus? fluconazol and terconazole is what doc odr?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Yeast treatment: Up to 10% of vaginal or anal yeast infections are caused by yeast resistant to all "azole" drugs, including fluconazole (the pill) and most creams like fluconazole and terconazole. Ask doctor about alternate treatments. Good luck.
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