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Doctor insights on: Can I Use A Condom While On A Yeast Infection

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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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 I use monistat for a yeast infection while still on amoxicillin?

Can I use monistat for a yeast infection while still on amoxicillin?

Monistat: there is no problem with using Monistat while still on your antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use a tampon while getting rid of a yeast infection and using cream?

Not best: If you have a vaginal yeast infection, the walls of the canal may be inflamed and irritated. An absorbent foreign body like a tampon may aggravate it. Additionally, the cream may be less effective because it will absorb into the tampon rather than coat the walls well. Let the infection pass, then may resume the tampons. If you are concerned about cream spillage, a "light day" pad will be fine. ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear a pad when i insert Monistat for a yeast infection to prevent it from getting on my underwear?

Is it okay to wear a pad when i insert Monistat for a yeast infection to prevent it from getting on my underwear?

Yes: Yes, you can use a pad. Probably best to not use a tampon, to allow the cream to distribute through the vagina. ...Read more

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I'm about 8wks pregnant. On an antibiotic and starting to get a yeast infection. Can I use something like monistat?

Call your OB MD: Call your treating OB MD who can offer and examination for confirmation and a Rx if needed for yeast rather than "guessing". ...Read more

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Can I have a sexual life while I have vaginal yeast infection, using a condom?

Can I have a sexual life while I have vaginal yeast infection, using a condom?

Might be unpleasant : For your peace of mind ... And your partner... Just get it check by your md.. Easily treatable and cured! you might have dyspareunia or painful uncomfortable sex ... Gets very awkward too ! regards and safe sex always! ...Read more

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Will using garlic (vaginaly) to help with a yeast infection on my period be effective like it would if I wasn't on my period?

Yeast &Garlic: Hi, although women use Garlic as a home remedy for yeast infection but there is now scientific evidence that garlic works and I never seen it work in my patients who took it before coming to see me, if you have recurrent yeast infection then ur doctor needs to figure out why, some conditions like being immunosuppressed and having Diabetes puts ppl at risk, also you can go on daily medication ...Read more

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I have a vaginal yeast infection is it okay to have sex using a condom?

I have a vaginal yeast infection is it okay to have sex using a condom?

Yeast infection: iIt is OK to have sex when you have a yeast infection. What's really at stake is your comfort — intercourse might be uncomfortable, if you have an active vaginal infection. Sex will not make the infection clear more slowly. ...Read more

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Can I use monostat while pregnant and on antibiotics for a uti?

Can I use monostat while pregnant and on antibiotics for a uti?

Yes you can: Yes you can but check with your doctors who gave you antibiotics if you really need it. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and am on my period. Can I use a tampon or will that make things worse?

Tampon use: When the health and integrity of the vagimal imtroitus is compromised, the use of a tampon or any means of preventing the natural purgative mechanism of the body to Protect the immunity of the canal is not recommended ...Read more

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Can I still have sex with a condom on if I have an yeast infec and using a cream?

Can I still have sex with a condom on if I have an yeast infec and using a cream?

Yes, but...: If you have a current yeast infection, sex may be quite uncomfortable due to inflammation and irritation of the vagina. You may want to give it a few days to settle down before potentially causing more irritation and discomfort... ...Read more

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Condoms (Definition)

These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...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