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Can I treat yeast infection in its early stage?

Can I treat yeast infection in its early stage?

Yes..: Many over the counter products such as vagisil, vagistat1, monistat etc..Can be quite effect..If that is the correct diagnosis. If doing it right for the correct diagnosis, your symptoms should subside quite promptly. If not, please consult your doc asap because some stds can present like a yeast infection, but treatments are different.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Recently had protected (condom) sex after being treated for uti & bv and yeast infection in two week time frame. Now period is 4 days early, very very thin, bright red & watery which it has never been before. usally is much darker and thicker. Amount of

Recently had protected (condom) sex after being treated for uti & bv and yeast infection in two week time frame. Now period is 4 days early, very very thin, bright red & watery which it has never been before. usally is much darker and thicker.  Amount of

Weird period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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How can I treat yeast infection?

Over the counter med: 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 (like miconazole) if you have these symptoms. If the symptoms persist after this treatment, it should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can i treat yeast infection through tinactin, (tolnaftate) also used for athletic's foot?

Yeast where?: Although tinactin (tolnaftate) tends to work on yeast infections as well as fungal ones, it's not meant for areas other than the skin. If you think you have a yeast infection elsewhere (like a vaginitis), i would not apply tinactin (tolnaftate) there. There are better and more specific products out there to deal with that, and the best advice would come from your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could treat my yeast infection at home?

Yeast Treatments: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gynazole, Femcare, Gyne-lotrimin & Mycelex. OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). ...Read more

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I am a male and I have a yeast infection of the skin how do I treat it.

I am a male and I have a yeast infection of the skin how do I treat it.

OTC topical antifung: There are numerous otc antifungals available from your friendly pharmacist, assuming of course that your self diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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