A 19-year-old female asked:

I have a yeast infection and i used monistat but that didnt seem to fully help because i am still experiencing uncomfortably itchiness on my vulva and inside of my vagina?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
See your GYN physician for an exam and culture, and possible additional treatment if yeast (fungus) is detected.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
It might not be a yeast but another infection/condition. Pl see your Gyn. in the meantime otc benadryl or cortisone ointment may help wish you well
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Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 56 years experience
Other medications are, Gyne-Lotrimin, Vagistat, Gynazole, and Terazol. Your OBGYN doctor may prescribe steroids. Consult your doctor for best advice.
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A female asked:
I had a yeast infection but the symptoms are gone, but its still itchy in the vaginal area and vulva. What is it? The symptoms disappeared on monday, but is still itchy.
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Last updated Jul 29, 2023

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