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Doctor insights on: Boric Acid For Yeast Infection

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Dr. Walter Husar
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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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Can mupirocin ointmentbe used for bacteria vaginosis / yeast infection?

No: It is used mainly for strep or staph skin infections and not effective against the usual bacterial cause of bacterial vaginosis (gardnerella), it also does not treat a yeast or fungal infection, only certain types of bacteria. ...Read more

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Clotrimazole for yeast infection, is this okay?

Clotrimazole for yeast infection, is this okay?

Yes.: Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication, and it can be used to treat a 'yeast' infection. This drug is the active ingredient in 'lotrimin'. It should not be used by anyone with an allergy to the drug. ...Read more

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Does boric acid treat eye infections?

Does boric acid treat eye infections?

Classic treatment: Diluted boric acid is a classic treatment for eye infection. It is an effective eye wash and sometimes aids in the natural resistance to an eye infection. It is not an antibiotic and should not be used as a primary infection. Since most infections (pink eye) are viral, boric acid will not affect that as well. ...Read more

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Is Monstat or vagisil better for clearing a yeast infection?

Monistat: Vagisil cream is designed to help control itching, but doesn't treat yeast at all. Miconazole (Monistat) is very effective. ...Read more

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Does mycolog II cream cure yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis?

Does mycolog II cream cure yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis?

Yeast infections : Mycolog ii is an anti-fungal and is used for yeast infections. If your treatment fails to relieve your symptoms, you may have BV (bacterial vaginosis) which is usually treated with Flagyl pills/gel or Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cream. See your doc if your symptoms persist for an exam and testing. ...Read more

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Is fluconazole use for a vaginal yeast infection?

Is fluconazole use for a vaginal yeast infection?

Yes: Fluconazole is an anti-fungal treatment. It treats vaginal yeast infections, which are caused by candida species (yeast). ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Which Monistat cures yeast infection?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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They all do: Check out http://www.Monistat.Com/monistat-products for various monistat options. However, since you're posting your question as a 35yo male, do realize that monistat is intended for vaginal yeast infection, not other types of yeast infection that might occur elsewhere (in men). ...Read more

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Will nystatin oral tablet cure a vaginal yeast infection?

Will nystatin oral tablet cure a vaginal yeast infection?

Yes : It is an antifungal although not often used for this. Over the counter creams will work too. ...Read more

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Can i cure a yeast infection and vaginal bacterial infection with garlic?

Can i cure a yeast infection and vaginal bacterial infection with garlic?

No: No. Garlic will have no beneficial effects against yeasts or bacteria. See a doctor and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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Can you use triamcinolone acetonide ointment for a yeast infection yeast infection and itching

Dr. John Sand Dr. Sand
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Can you use triamcinolone acetonide ointment for a yeast infection yeast infection and itching

No!: Topical corticosteroids inhibit cellular immunity, just exactly the wrong thing for yeast, because it thereby promotes yeast growth, even though its antimflamatory properties make you feel better. Treat yeast with an antifungal after a certain diagnosis has been achieved at your doc's office. ...Read more

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Can miconazole nitrate cure bacterial vaginosis?

Can miconazole nitrate cure bacterial vaginosis?

No: It treats yeast infections and not bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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Will florastor exacerbate a vaginal yeast infection as it's a yeast-based probiotic?

No: Just as there are many types of bacteria there are many types of yeast. Vaginal yeast infections are caused by candida (usually albicans but there are other varieties). Florastor is a "friendly" yeast that is similar to baker's yeast. It does not cause infections, in fact taking it with antibiotics reduces liklihood of vaginal yeast ; diarrhea. It's safe though some are allergic to it. ...Read more

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Can antiacids give you a yeast infection ot bacteria vaginosis ?

Can antiacids give you a yeast infection ot bacteria vaginosis ?

Not if taken orally: The body regulates pH, so the overall pH wouldn't change with it, so it just can't affect vaginal processes. ...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