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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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My 13 year old daughter has a yeast infection can she use vagisil to cure it?

My 13 year old daughter has a yeast infection can she use vagisil to cure it?

No: But she can use Monistat. Do not insert into her vagina as it may be traumatic, but use the cream around the vaginal area for 5 days. If it doesnt resolve, take her to her pediatrician for possible diflucan (fluconazole) oral treatment or use Healthtap Prime for a prescription. Good Luck ...Read more

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PLEASE HELP MY 13 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER HAS A YEAST INFECTION CAN SHE JUST USE VAGISIL TO Cure??!!!

PLEASE HELP MY 13 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER HAS A YEAST INFECTION CAN SHE JUST USE VAGISIL TO Cure??!!!

No: If she has a yeast infection, then she has a fungal infection. She needs an antifungal medication such as Monistat vaginal cream or suppository. Vagisil is mainly a topical anesthetic to relieve itching it may not cure the yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can I use vagisil for a yeast infection?

Not a treatment: A yeast infection is an infection from a fungus and requires an anti-fungal antibiotic like Clotrimoxazle. Vagisil is a topical anesthetic that decreases the itching and burning symptoms but does nothing to treat the fungal cause of the infection. You can use Vagisil for the itching and pain but you must treat the fungus at the same time.with a vaginal anti-fungal medication. Physician follow up. ...Read more

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Should i wash with vagisil for yeast infection?

Should i wash with vagisil for yeast infection?

Wash is the key: Vagisil wash is a surfactant and water with frangrance. It will not cure infections. It is a reasonable body wash and should be considered as such. ...Read more

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Does vagisil clear up treated yeast infection skin?

Vagisil Feminine Cre: Cream (benzocaine topical) can reduce yeast related discomfort but it doesn't treat yeast itself. ...Read more

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While having a minor yeast infection can I wash up with vagisil pH balance?

While having a minor yeast infection can I wash up with vagisil pH balance?

No: Dove, caress, or ivory soap for the vulva and nothing inside the vagina as it mechanically removes the 'good bacteria' that prevents infections. ...Read more

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If I have a yeast infection can I shower with vagisil pH balance down there?

If I have a yeast infection can I shower with vagisil pH balance down there?

Yes, should be fine: Read the instruction on how to use the product properly. I don't see why you can't do this. It is a relatively safe prduct, and quite effective product when used properly. If symptoms not better, consult doc for eval for other causes of vaginitis. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and I'm using vagisil. How log should I continue to use it?

A Few Days: If you continue to manifest the symptoms after a few days despite the treatment, you need to see your doctor. ...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