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Can I Use Monistat On My Period
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
A "washout": The Monistat is going to be "washed out" by the ensuing period and the last dose is a "wash" and will not be effective, tampon or not. ...Read more
Yes: You can either use it now, or wait until your period is over. If you use it now, do not use a tampon. ...Read more
I started with my period and I have this itch that won't quit so do I get monistat 3 days or wait till my period is over which is tomorrow?
I just got my period on the 3rd day of Monistat 7. Should I continue or finish when my periods gone?
Continue: Continue the monistat, there's no problem using it while on your period. ...Read more
I just used Monistat 1 on Wednesday. My period just started today, Friday. Is it okay to use a tampon??
Sure: You may use a tamponGet a more detailed answer ›
I took monistat 1 last night at 11:30pm. I have started my period and struggle with using pads. May I use a regular sized tampon?
I got my period on the 3rd day of my Monistat 7 treatment. Will treatment still work if I continue?
Yes: Or u can wait till your period is gone to finish. ...Read more
I have a thick clumpy white no smell dicscharge every month before my period. What is this? I've tried monistat and I don't think it's a yeast infecti
I'm taking the monistat cream treatment and it is for 7 days but I'm getting my period in 5 days can I continue the treatment even while on my period?
Yes, no problem: You should finish the full 7 days of treatment. This won't cause any problem. If you use tampons, remove the old tampon, insert the cream, then a fresh tampon. For future yeast infections, consider fluconazole (Diflucan®) instead of Monistat or other creams. It's a single pill by mouth and you're done -- just as effective as 7 days of vaginal cream. ...Read more
I have been bleeding thin layers of watery blood since day 1 of Monistat 3. My period isn't due for another 2 weeks. Is this normal?
Been using monistat7 for the last 3 days. Today I'm bleeding a bit. My period is due on Sunday. Is the bleeding (spotting fresh blood) from Monistat?
Very unlikely: Something else is going on.Get a more detailed answer ›
I think I have a yeast infection so I went a bought the 3 day monistat. Now my period is on. Can I go ahead and use it or wait till it goes off? I am
If I get my period during my Monistat 7 vaginal cream will it mess with my treatment or will it work the same?
I have a yeast infection and I used Monistat one day treatment Monday night. Tuesday afternoon my period started. Will the Monistat still work?
Yes: The medication should still be effective - however, Monistat does fail about 1 out of 3 times regardless of the timing of the period. ...Read more
I had some burning during urination I took an azo Started my period I use a menstral cup and it hurt to put in When I emptied it there was alot of discharge I used monistat 7 the for the first night but decided to get the 1instead now it hurts so bad?
Vaginal pain: Use of antibiotics can cause fungal infections. There are more potential causes for this pain/irritation than you have mentioned. If the pain persists, see your healthcare provider for an exam and specific treatment. ...Read more
I started Monistst 3 yesterday. I just got my period this evening and took the second dose. Is it safe to start another 3 day round after my period?
I keep getting yeast infections after my period and they won't go away ive taken medication perscribed by my docter and used monostat plz help?
Yes: Continue treatment even if your period starts. ...Read more
No: Wait until the flow is over.Get a more detailed answer ›
Less effective: When you are on your period the Monistat has less chance to be absorbed, and will be less effective. An oral prescription for an anti-fungal medication will likely be more effective for vaginal yeast infection in this circumstance. ...Read more
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