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Yeast infection after augmentin, 2nd day of the 3 day monistat, went in easy yesterday today it was difficult & hurt. Can Vaseline be used to help?

Yeast infection after augmentin, 2nd day of the 3 day monistat, went in easy yesterday today it was difficult & hurt. Can Vaseline be used to help?

Exam: It should not be difficult or painful to insert Monistat. If it is that is concerning. Schedule a visit with an Obgyn who can examine you and make sure that yeast is the correct diagnosis and confirm that nothing else is going on ...Read more

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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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Yeast infection on Augmentin while breastfeeding. Safe to take fluconazole with 1d left of antibx? Or Monistat -1,3 or 7? Taking dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) probiotic

Yeast infection on Augmentin while breastfeeding. Safe to take fluconazole with 1d left of antibx? Or Monistat -1,3 or 7? Taking dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) probiotic

Safe: Fluconozole is generally considered safe to use during breastfeeding. I would ask your OB/GYN or Family Doctor to make sure they agree with that before taking the medication (did the prescribing doctor realize you were breastfeeding?). Monistat is also safe. ...Read more

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My doc presribed me amox-clav for a UTI but i'm pretty sure I have a yeast infection. No urge to urinate, or crazy pain. Just lots of vaginal itching, and slight burn when urinating. What should I do & does this sound like a UTI or a yeast infection?

My doc presribed me amox-clav for a UTI but i'm pretty sure I have a yeast infection. No urge to urinate, or crazy pain. Just lots of vaginal itching, and slight burn when urinating. What should I do & does this sound like a UTI or a yeast infection?

Yeast infx likely.: You are right! This sounds like a yeast infection. Augmentin (amox-clav) is notorious for causing these. Use one of the over the counter vaginal yeast medications. If it is no better in 3-5 days, get checked. Do see your doc in 10 days anyway to make sure both the UTI and yeast infection have resolved. If you have abdominal pain, mid back pain, fever, etc. get seen right away. ...Read more

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Yeast infection symptoms?

Yeast infection symptoms?

Itchy..: ...With yellow curd like discharge and red vulva. Often confused with vulvar skin irritation which may be treated with 1% Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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Is yeast infection painful?

Symptoms include..: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication if you have these symptoms. Pain is not typically a symptom of a yeast infection, and should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is a yeast infection?

Fungus: It is an infection by a fungus called candida. It can occur vaginally, orally or any place warm and moist ( diaper area, skin folds). Commonly happens if you've been on antibiotics or have an immune system problem, ...Read more

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How to cure yeast infection?

How to cure yeast infection?

Yeast infection: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more

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How to cure yeast infection?

Medication: You can get a yeast infection in many places in the body such as your scalp, toenails, skin, vagina, etc. Each has a different treatment. Assuming you have a vaginal yeast infection, there are very effective over-the-counter medications you can get at a pharmacy such as Monostat. Or you can see a doctor and get a prescription pill or cream. A short treatment will usually get rid of it. ...Read more

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What to do for a yeast infection?

OTC measures: Vaginal yeast infection? First are you sure that's what it is? If you've had them before and are quite sure, try the otc topical creams like gyne-lotrimin, monistat and such. Avoid the one-day treatments as they they are so strong they can cause ulceration of the vaginal mucosa. If your symptoms do not resolve within five days, see your doc for a sure diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to confirm a yeast infection?

Smear and culture.: This is due to candida species of fungus, diagnosis of which is made by wet smear that is confirmed by culture growth. ...Read more

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What's the cure a yeast infection?

What's the cure a yeast infection?

Pills or creams: Over the counter anti-fungal creams will treat most yeast infections. Sometimes systemic meds (oral pills) are needed. If persistent, one should be evaluated to rule out diseases such as diabetes. ...Read more

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What r symptoms of yeast infection?

Depends on location: Symptoms of yeast infection depends on it's location. In the vagina it causes a thick white discharge with intense itching. If an over the counter yeast medicine doesn't help, it's best to be examined. ...Read more

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Can you die from a yeast infection?

Can you die from a yeast infection?

Wrong place ; time: An infection in the wrong place in an individual not able to w/stand the illness will cause death. Topical yeast infections rarely cause death. Yeast blood stream infections, especially in someone w/a weakened immune system, can be deadly. >30% of blood stream infections w/yeast result in death. Endemic moulds (histoplasma, cryptococcus blastomycosis, coccidiodomycosis) can be serious as well. ...Read more

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What are sings of a yeast infection?

Yeast Infections: A yeast infection causes itching or soreness in the vagina and sometimes causes pain or burning when you urinate or have sex. Some women also have a thick, clumpy, white discharge that has no odor and looks a little like cottage cheese. These symptoms are more likely to occur during the week before your menstrual period. ...Read more

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Which is good for a yeast infection?

Heres some OTC meds.: Over- the – counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. ...Read more

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How to know I have a yeast infection?

Vaginal?: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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What helps to cure a yeast infection?

Antifungal meds: There are over the counter yeast medications such as Monistat that can help. There are also prescription creams that help treat a broader spectrum of yeast (there are more than one strain that can cause infection), or the Diflucan (fluconazole) pill. ...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


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more