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Diprogenta Ointment And Yeast Treatment
An anti-yeast drug: A person can have a yeast or fungal infection in almost any part of the body. The treatment depends on where the infection is, how good the person's immune system is, the severity of the infection, which type of yeast or fungus is involved, etc... Some antifungal drugs are over-the-counter, such as clotrimazole. Other antifungal drugs are by prescription only. ...Read more
Finished 3 day yeast treatment 2d ago. Symptoms mostly gone, except when I wipe it still itches really bad. What to do?
Back to doc: Go back to the doctor for a re evaluation and perhaps longer treatment ...Read more
The treatment is contriverial as some recommend local anti yeast antibiotics like cream or oral lozences, and others feel you need systemic antibiotics like Diflucan (fluconazole). Other recommendatios
keep the area dry
both sex partners should be treated
herbal remedies like gentian violet, organic coconut oil. ...Read more
There is nothing different for male or female yeast infection. Commonly it refers to candida infection, which can be mild eg oral thrush in a baby, or candida in blood or catheter of a seriously ill patient.
Other terminology used for yeast infection are: mycosis, fungal/tinea infection, etc.
Treatment depends on site, severity and type of species. Your painful urination needs evaluation by md. ...Read more
Location?: For vaginal yeast infections, either topical antifungals are efficacious, or oral fluconazole. Either of these treatments work, but the topicals work to relieve symptoms faster. You can purchase topicals overthe counter at any pharmacy. I have found that the creams work better in my patients than the suppositories. Fluconazole must be prescribed by a physician. For oral, a prescription is nec. ...Read more
Yes: Three day topical treatment is a standard treatment for vaginal yeast infection. However, the treatment will only work if the correct diagnosis has been made. Failure to respond to the treatment suggests another diagnosis. ...Read more
Over the counter: I don't recommend any home remedy; treatment can be found over the counter in any local pharmacy. ...Read more
Shower after sex at night by am im itchy I shower again it is gone in hours. Almost ready to do a yeast treatment for the heck of it.?
Natural approaches: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a yeast infection avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5.Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >>. ...Read more
Here's a list.:
These are reasonable choices:
Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex (clotrimazole)
Gynezol or Femstat (butoconazole)
Monistat (miconazole nitrate)
If your symptoms persist after treatment, you might have the wrong diagnosis, since other disorders can resemble vaginal yeast infection. If symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more
Best treatment: The best and most effective treatment for yeast is yeast medications you can find in a drug store, or by prescription. Also avoid what makes yeast infection more likely including eating sweets, lots of carbs, fruit juice, soda pop and alcohol. There is a product called yeast arrest that has boric acid in it that might help. ...Read more
None: Yes it can be pasturized and no it is not a good treatment for yeast infections. First confirm it is a yeast infection (most vaginal discharges are not yeast). If so, an anti-fungal agent like Monistat or Diflucan (fluconazole) is appropriate. Acidophilus is very good for many other things, but not for yeast infections. ...Read more
Why put it off?: Pain, burning in general discomfort.Get a more detailed answer ›
May worsen: If left untreated, the infection may simply get worse. Many over the counter meds, most of which were rx only in the past, are readily available. Good luck. ...Read more