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Negative on stds, more symptoms towards sever male yeast infection. Tried otc nothing working and doc tried diflucan! Any other medication? I need rx
Poss Prostatitis: These sx together suggest prostatitis - inflammation o f the prostate gland. This can be due to bacterial infection, or not. If sudden in onset, and associated with fever, chills and overall feeling very poorly, most likely acute bacterial prostatitis, requiring antibiotics. If no fever, chills, generalized illness, considered chronic prostatitis, which may be caused by bacterial infection or not. ...Read more
No answer: "Mild allergic reaction"??????What is that????? Yes, it will still reduce the population of yeasts. MOST, not all, but MOST of the time a person thinks they are "allergic" to a med they are mistaken. Unless you provide details about the "mild" reaction, I will assume that you are not sensitive to fluconazole. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any medications besides diflucan (fluconazole) or miconzole cream for vaginal yeast infections?
How long after taking Diflucan should I wait to determine if I need more medication if I'm still experiencing symptoms?
3-5 days: It takes at least 2-3 days for the tablet to cure this infection. ...Read more
Ive fungul infection.dr prescribed diflucan 3 pills in 7 days,gynofit & travocort,i finished the medication but im still not ok.its here for 3 months?
Alternate treatment: Probably you are referring to a genital infeciton, i.e. vaginal yeast infection. A few percent of them are resistant to all "azole" drugs. Ask your doctor about alternate treatments like caspofungin, nystatin, or flucytosine. You may need to see an infectious diseases specialist or a gyn who specializes in infections. Good luck! ...Read more
Why isn't diflucan (fluconazole) over-the-counter ? Why are some medication OTC and some precription only ? What goes into fda making a decision to go OTC ?
Side effects: The main reason medications are prescription vs over the counter concerns the side effects of the medication. If a medication has many side effects, it is the doctors responsibility to be sure it is safe for the patient to use. Otc drugs generally have less side effects or complications. ...Read more
Help please! is diflucan (fluconazole) or any other oral yeast infection medication available over the counter?
No: The pills are still by prescriprion only. ...Read more
Whats the best medication to treat yeast infections that a doctor can prescibe? Excluding diflucan (fluconazole)
What medication should I suggest to the doctor to clear my lungs from the black mold? I took diflucan (fluconazole) for 30 days already & it's coming back thanks
Fungal lung problem: We need to know if it invasive infection, unlikely, vs colonization, is it blastomycosis or aspergillosis, itraconazole rather than diflucan, (fluconazole) or even more potent medicines would be needed to treat blastomycosis, aspergillosis on the other hand is a colonization not infection, and treatment is mainly by steroids, you need an Infectious disease specialist together with an allergist / pulmonologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a yeast infection and my doctor prescribed me a generic brand of diflucan (fluconazole). Can I drink wine while taking this medication? The wine is 5% alch.
Not a great idea: Wine or alcohol is metabolized through the liver, and fluconazole also depends on the liver for processing. You don't want to over do it, so the professional advice here is to abstain. You want to get better and get this infection over with, rather than cause some other problems like liver damage. Sorry but that's the truth as I see it. Call your doc if you have other major concerns. ...Read more
What would a good OTC topical medication be to use on the labia following a yeast infection that has been treated with diflucan (fluconazole). The labia is blister?
I have swelling and redness. There is itching and sometimes burning after urination on my vulva. I have taken Diflucan but my symptoms remain. Which medication would work best to treat my symptoms and is this a yeast or bacterial infection?
Hard to say: Without an exam, it is difficult to diagnose what you describe. You should see your doctor for an exam to determine what is causing the symptoms in order to treat it properly. There are a number of things that can cause swelling and redness and require different therapies to treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello I have fungal infection around my groin area. So, doctor recommended to me to take diflucan by mouth. It is a single dose of 150mg to be taken for one time. I would like to know will it cause hair loss if take this medication?
I have multiple drug allergies so am always nervous to try meds. Is Diflucan (fluconazole) generally safe? I use Monistat w/no probs, but not working this time.
Allergies or..: Side effects rather, often confused as allergies, true multiple drug allergy syndrome is rare. Diflucan, (fluconazole) is a prescription drug, at any rate, if in doubt and don't know whether you're are going to have a reaction to a certain drug, take the first dose in the prescriber's office, ER or urgent care waiting area,stay for an hour,if nothing happens, go home,if severe reaction,you're where you should be ...Read more