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Is it normal to still itch after treating yeast infection?

Is it normal to still itch after treating yeast infection?

Yes: The skin may stay irritated until it heals. Try using some coconut oil to sooth the skin. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Heldman
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Is Ampiclox for treating yeast infection or uti?

Is Ampiclox for treating yeast infection or uti?

Ampiclox: This combination of Ampicillin and cloxacillin is generally not available in the usa. It will not be effective in treating yeast infections at all, but could theoretically be used to treat uti. ...Read more

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When to go back eating sugar & fruits after treating yeast infection?

When to go back eating sugar & fruits after treating yeast infection?

Moderation: If the yeast infection is cleared and there are no issues with your blood sugar, Diabetes, you may resume your intake of fruits. American diet is heavy on simple sugars. It's never a good time to go back to sugars. Always read label and do your best to minimize intake of simple sugars such as; maltose sucrose, high fructose, corn syrup, molasses, cane sugar. ...Read more

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What are the home remedies of treating yeast infection?How to prevent it.Every 3 months I am facing this problem.There is a lot of discomfort,itching.

What are the home remedies of treating yeast infection?How to prevent it.Every 3 months I am facing this problem.There is a lot of discomfort,itching.

Home remedies...: Easy treatments for yeast infections are: 1) A single dose of Diflucan (fluconazole) 2) 1, 3, or 7 day vaginal creams that can be bought at a pharmacy without a prescription. 3) Raw Garlic Cloves can be used. Peal the skin off a clove. Use a needle to put a thread through it and insert it in the vagina at bedtime. Remove it in the morning. Repeat again for several nights as needed. ...Read more

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Can you prescribe something safe, quick and effective for treating yeast infection. Pills and cream . "Over the counter"?

Can you prescribe something safe, quick and effective for treating yeast infection. Pills and cream . "Over the counter"?

"Yeasty Beasty": Yeast/fungal infections can affect many parts of the body, inc. the skin/scalp, nails, genitals, mouth, etc. Assuming that you have a vaginal yeast infection, several safe, effective "over the counter" remedies are available, like Monistat. Use according to the label directions for best results. See your doc for an exam, testing & possible presciption med if symptoms persist or worsen ...Read more

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Treating yeast infection, no discharge started period day 3, itching got worse again. Can i still cure the yi on my period, will i need to treat longer?

Treating yeast infection, no discharge started period day 3, itching got worse again. Can i still cure the yi on my period, will i need to treat longer?

Yeast Infection: You can treat the yeast infection during your period. Typically the infection is treated with a one time dose of fluconazole. It could be a urinary tract infection, allergies, etc. Ask your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you test for stds while treating yeast infection?

Can you test for stds while treating yeast infection?

Yes: Fungal treatment should have no effect on the testing for STD. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can vaginal suppository for treating yeast infection affect pregnancy test result?

Can vaginal suppository for treating yeast infection affect pregnancy test result?

Should not affect it: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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I have a question on treating yeast infections?

Please clarify: Please ask the question again, we are uncertain what you are trying to ask. ...Read more

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How effective is terconazole sup 80mg in treating yeast infections? 3 day rx.

Quite Effective: It is a safe bet to try the over the counter treatments if you suspect a yeast infection. The suppositories can burn a bit after insertion. If your symptoms continue or if you are sexually active, then i recommend seeing your family physician to be screened for bacterial vaginosis or sexually transmitted infections. If you get frequent yeast infections, ask to be screened for diabetes. ...Read more

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Is there an ointment that good for treating yeast infections while taking fluconazole 100mg?

Give it time: Fluconazole is a treatment for yeast infections. Give it time to work. Alternatively you might have a strain not sensitive to fluconazole. ...Read more

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Is niacinamide (vitamin b3) good for treating yeast infections?

No: The only supplement that might help with yeast infections is the use of probiotics ...Read more

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How long should you wait for sex after treating a yeast infection?

How long should you wait for sex after treating a yeast infection?

yeast: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more

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Would it be healthy for me to use rephreash after treating a yeast infection?

Would it be healthy for me to use rephreash after treating a yeast infection?

No douching: American college of obstetricians and gynecologists suggests women avoid douching completely, regardless of what ingredients are used in the douche itself. More women that douche experience genital problems than those who do not. Although we don't know whether the women in former group just have more gyn problems and therefore douche or if douching causes additional problems. Best not to douche. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is there any way to reduce the intensity of symptoms while treating a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: That depends upon where the infection is located and treatment you are using. If this is primarily on the skin a combination of an antifungal and steroid may help. ...Read more

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If youre treating a yeast infection and you get a clear,odorless,stretchy discharge,Is that normal or not?

If youre treating a yeast infection and you get a clear,odorless,stretchy discharge,Is that normal or not?

Probably: This might be normal or inflammatory, but it is NOT the typical discharge of yeast infections. Clear and odorless may generally be considered "safe". Stay well! ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more