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Difference Between Monistat 3 And Monistat 7
Same med: Different concentration, 1 u use for 3 days, 1 for 7. ...Read more
Possibly: I'm not completely familiar with these products, but I assume Monistat 7 is used for 7 days and Monistat 3 is used for 3 days. I don't know if the quantity of each dose is the same for both or if the strength of the active ingredient is the same. If everything's the same, i'd expect 7 days of treatment to usually work better than 3 days. ...Read more
7 day: The seven day treatment works better for most people ...Read more
What would I happen if I use Monistat 3 with out having a yeast infeaction? And is Monistat 3 better than. Monistat 7?
Why?: Why would you use them if you don't have an infection? It won't hurt you but it doesn't make any sense. ...Read more
They are both effective
monistat 3 has a shorter tx cycle. ...Read more
If vaginal yeast infection does not clear up after using Monistat 3, can I then use Monistat 7? If so, how long should I wait between treatmens?
Try clotimazole: Gyne-Lotrimin can be used after 5 days; however, if not improving get a GYN examination, to rule out any other type of infection. ...Read more
What is better for yeast infection treatment, Monistat 1, (tioconazole) Monistat 3, or Monistat 7?
They all work: First there was Monistat 7, then 3 and now 1.Monistat 1 (tioconazole) is more convenient and works and is preferred by many. Single application treatment is preferable to 3 or 7 days treatment. ...Read more
When should burning and itching go away while using Monistat 7 day treatment? How do I know it's working? I'll be doing dose 3 tonight. No difference
May need eval: If you have NO relief of symptoms, you should see your doc for evaluation. You may not have a yeast infection, but another type of infection that is not being properly treated. It is also possible, but unlikely, that you have infection with a type of yeast that is not treated with monistat. ...Read more
What do you advise if I was wondering if I can use one out of the three Monistat 3 once then wait two days later for the second dose and it still works or no?
Possible: That medication works best when present continuously in the vaginal for the full three dose cycle. It may work if used intermittently. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I've been wondering if I can use one out of the three Monistat 3 once then wait two days later for the second dose and it still works or no?
Vaginal yeast: I do recommend to use it as directed, there are other forms of Monistat 1;7. ...Read more
Yes you can: Yes you can use Monistat 7 3 weeks after giving birth. ...Read more
I used Monistat 3 for a yeast infection, I've finished the three days of medicine, now I have some yellow discharge, wondering what that could mean/if that's common?
Infection? STD?: Sounds like you didn't have a yeast infection, or yeast plus something else. Vaginal yeast infections usually cause scant white discharge, or none at all; the main symptom is itching and irritation, not discharge. Colored discharge usually indicates other kinds of infections, especially STDs. Assuming you are sexually active and possibly at risk see a doctor soon for exam and testing. Good luck! ...Read more
Do you have a yeast:
Infection? Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent.
Your doctor can diagnose accurately. ...Read more
You could but: Remember using it during that day may create issues because you will be wiping the area after going to the bathroom. This may make it less effective. Even secretions and gravity effects from being upright might slightly compromise how effective the treatment is, though probably minimally in this case. ...Read more
No problem: It should be entirely safe and effective. Drug expiration dates are very conservative; most remain just fine for several years, assuming they aren't stored in an especially hot place, like a car glove compartment. ...Read more
Yes it will: Yes it will, use same time daily. ...Read more
Don't worry if used6d: It may still have done the job, but if the symptoms come back repeat with Monistat 1 (tioconazole). ...Read more