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Have rash and itching went to gynocologist and he brushed it off saying that it was like jock itch and I have had it for months now. Went to another dr. And they said yeadt infection treated it with diflucan and nystatin. Most have wnt away have 1 spot t

Have rash and itching went to gynocologist and he brushed it off saying that it was like jock itch and I have had it for months now. Went to another dr. And they said yeadt infection treated it with diflucan and nystatin. Most have wnt away have 1 spot t

Pro mean with: And bio means life. Probiotics help the GI system digest food. Anti means against. So, if one takes excessive antibiotics (which are sometimes needed) they can kill off the good bacteria in our GI systems and we can have digestive problems. This can happen w/out antibiotics at times too. So, the probiotics replace the good bacteria that are missing or low. Do what doc says. Peace. ...Read more

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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


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Vaginal itch, clumpy white discharge, no odor. Took one dose diflucan (fluconazole) yesterday. Still itches and uncomfortable especially when sitting.??

Vaginal itch, clumpy white discharge, no odor. Took one dose diflucan (fluconazole) yesterday. Still itches and uncomfortable especially when sitting.??

Diflucan (fluconazole) takes days: Diflucan (fluconazole) takes a few days to treat a more stubborn yeast infection. Itching indicates that the yeast is deep enough to create enough inflammation to trigger nerve endings. So if after a week, the itching does not go away, I usually recommend using an OTC antifungal cream externally to finish the job. If that does not help, see your GYN. ...Read more

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I been taking Diflucan (fluconazole) this morning I woke up with redness on my face burning red rash on my neck and itches. Could it be allgeric reaction?

I been taking Diflucan (fluconazole) this morning I woke up with redness on my face burning red rash on my neck and itches. Could it be allgeric reaction?

Yes: Nearly any drug can cause an allergic response and you need to avoid Diflucan (fluconazole) until proven otherwise. Notify your doctor to see if you need medical attention if the problem is bothersome or worsens. In the meanwhile try topical hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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I took diflucan (fluconazole) pill 200mg on monday and now I have red itchy heated painful spot in the palm of my right hand and it itches and burn so bad?

I took diflucan (fluconazole) pill 200mg on monday and now I have red itchy heated painful spot in the palm of my right hand and it itches and burn so bad?

Fluconazole: It is unlikely that the palmar lesion is in any way related to the fluconazole, but the bes thing to do is to have this seen by a dermatologist or your psp and diagnosed after an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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All tests came back negative for yeast, bacteria, trich, and stds but vagina still itches pretty badly. 7 days of diflucan didn't help. What can it be?

All tests came back negative for yeast, bacteria, trich, and stds but vagina still itches pretty badly. 7 days of diflucan didn't help. What can it be?

Simplify: You could have cytolytic vaginosis which is a condition where the normal bacterial flora in the vagina are shifted. Things like douching or soaps can lead to this. Watching with warm water only, wearing cotton underwear, avoiding tight pants and sitting with your legs crossed for a long periods of time can help. ...Read more

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White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching. Do I have jock itch? I am a female.

White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching. Do I have jock itch? I am a female.

Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole (or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated, gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read more

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How soon should itching stop after taking diflucan (fluconazole) pill?

How soon should itching stop after taking diflucan (fluconazole) pill?

Soon: For vaginal yeast infections after one dose of Diflucan 150 mg next day or two the vaginal itch and white cheese like discharge should disappear! ...Read more

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Took diflucan (fluconazole). 5 days later, itching and white runny discharge. What should I do?

See doctor: And be checked as it may be another type of infection other than a yeast infection. ...Read more

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What causes vaganal itching? What can I use? I have already taken a pill called diflucan (fluconazole)

What causes vaganal itching? What can I use? I have already taken a pill called diflucan (fluconazole)

Atrophic vaginitis: At your age, a common cause is atrophic vaginitis due to loss of vaginal estrogens. Itching can be quite severe as the skin inside the vagina becomes very thin. Easily fixed with prescription vaginal hormones prescribed by a family doctor. ...Read more

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I have this terrible itch on my balls & been prescribed fluconazole 150mg 6 months ago & now naftin (naftifine) for the past month. Nothing helps. Itches nonstop!

I have this terrible itch on my balls & been prescribed fluconazole 150mg 6 months ago & now naftin (naftifine) for the past month. Nothing helps. Itches nonstop!

Itchy scrotum: Did the dermatologist do a skin scraping or a biopsy? Maybe you need a scrotal ultrasound. And it looks like you have an IgA deficiency so are they making sure it isn't an infection? If nothing else buy some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream and 1% Hydrocortisone cream...Mix together...And apply three to four times daily. ...Read more

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I still have itching, burning, and can see white discharge on the inside of myself after taking diflucan (fluconazole) and metro gel. What's wrong?

See a gynecologist: Without being able to examine you and the discharge there is no way in which to establish a diagnosis. Go and be evaluated by a professional. Good luck. ...Read more

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Stopped 4 day treatment of Diflucan (fluconazole) 5days ago 4yeast infection. Still experiencing itching and irritation. Is this normal? How long do symptoms last?

Stopped 4 day treatment of Diflucan (fluconazole) 5days ago 4yeast infection. Still experiencing itching and irritation. Is this normal? How long do symptoms last?

Getting better: As long as your symptoms are improving each day then you are doing well, if not you should get in to your doctor for a vaginal exam. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Dr. On vacation. On second diflucan (fluconazole) itching is better but terrible redness and burning in vaginal opening. Feels dry and like a rough patch. Herpes?

Well herpes is a: Group of blisters, not a dry patch. But when the herpes dries it can be a dry patch, but you would have had blisters, pain or itching at site. I would try a lubricant to reduce dryness, and see dermatologist or gynecologist when you get home if irritation persists. ...Read more

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I have a severe yeast infection. For two days I took diflucan (fluconazole) 150 mg. I was still itching and had discharge. What's wrong?

I have a severe yeast infection. For two days I took diflucan (fluconazole) 150 mg. I was still itching and had discharge. What's wrong?

Several possibilitie: Among the possibilities:
1. Misdiagnosis. How was the yeast infection diagnosed?
2. Coexisting problem. Ii could be that you have another problem.
3. Insufficient time. It might just take a little longer for the yeast infection to respond to diflucan (fluconazole).
I suggest seeing your doctor for re-evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Taking 2 doses of diflucan (fluconazole) still have a white discharge but most of itching went away and redness & no pain while peeing. What to do?

See your doctor: To get discharge examined to see if it is still yeast infection or something else such as bacterial vaginosis. Treatments differs. If still yeast infection you may need another course of antibiotic against yeast infection. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz
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