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Do 1 Day Yeast Infection Treatments Work
Yes but...: 1st, why do you think it's yeast? 2nd, where is it? 3rd, does he have any other medical issues that have to be addressed together? Perianal/rectal itching may not be yeast. It's best to get an exam with KOH slide. He can tolerate the topical vaginal cream (similar formulation for jock itch/tinea cruris) over all genitals. He could try suppository in rectum at own (low) risk of mucosal irritation. ...Read more
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
Have yeast infection. Used gynazole cream 1. Only been 24 hours, little relief. Dr will prescribe terazol (terconazole) or difulcan next- how resistant is difulcan to yeast infections- dr doesn't like that med?
Recurrent balanitis, swab shows candida, 1 month anti fungal +steroid cream little effect, excellent penile hygiene. Why does it not go away for good?
See remark: You may need to try different antifungal cream.It is very unusaul a month long treratment not helping. My remedy besides the cream,is apply or wrap loosely head of penis with gauze ,this gauze should be soaked with solution of 1teaspoon baking powder in 1/2 cup warm water for 15min for 2-3 days ...Read more
Does Monistat 1 (tioconazole) day work for yeast infections and if i use it and it doesn't work can i immediately start using monistat 3day?
How do you get rid of a male yeast infection? He tried diflucan, (fluconazole) OTC creams, & perscription cremes & now the herbal remedies. None has worked.
Yeast infection and thrush 1 week after injecting sub q 40mg Humira (adalimumab). Tried OTC meds but no help. Is there something my dr can prescribe?
Yes, discuss w/ doc: There are prescription options for yeast. However, if OTC treatment hasn't worked, many of the prescription drugs also might be a problem. Yeast infection and thrush are the same thing. Has your yeast infection been professionally diagnosed? Discuss with your doctor. Probably this is unrelated to your treatment with Humira®), just a coincidence. ...Read more
Taking fluconazole, will pill alone treat yeast infection or do I need the over-the-counter 3 day treatment cream kit as well ? So uncomfortable :(
Yes: If you still have significant discomfort in 48 hours ,repeat meds or go to your provider. ...Read more
Longstanding lichen sclerosis -get frequent atypical yeast infections only responds to oral fluconazole/returns 3-4 weeks after i stop meds. Why?
I'm using Gyne Lotrimin 7 for a yeast infection plus diflucan (fluconazole). Will this help cure my vaginal yeast infection?
Yes: but only one of the 2 treatments is needed ...Read more
Vaginal burning sensation for the past 1 1/2 I've taken herpes med yeast uti and BV med and nothing helps. ?
Vulvodynia?: Such symptoms are not typical of any of the infections you mention, with the possible exception of yeast. That treatments for these things make no difference is further proof they are not the problem. Longstanding vaginal area burning pain usually is idiopathic vulvodynia. (The fancy name just means vulvar pain of unknown cause.) Discuss it with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
How do I get my reoccurring yeast infection of 9 months to go away? I've used lotrim ultra, all monistats, and diflucan (fluconazole) (3 doses). These help, but it comes back.
Yes : This medication use to be a precription formula. Don't let it's over-the-counter status make you think it's not a powerful anti yeast medication. If you keep getting yeast infections, you may want to add a good living probiotic as a supplement as a deficiency of healthy gut bacteria is a set up for chronic yeast over growth. ...Read more
What can I use to treat a yeast infection OTC creams and antibiotics don't work and its more like constant itching?
If...: Over the counter medicines aren't working then i would go see a doctor so that they can prescribe you medications. ...Read more
What else can I do for a yeast infection? I've done Monistat cloitrimazole diflucan (fluconazole) and probiotics and only 75% better
Depends: Chronic yeast can indicate higher sugar levels, resistant yeast or too much acidity from diet, stress, medications Consider getting your sugar levels checks, a culture of the yeast to confirm how to treat it, manage stress, continuing or changing the probiotics to something stronger, eating a more alkaline diet and using pH drops to improve acid/base balance ...Read more
Dr prescribed 1000mg of amoxcillian q12 hrs for strep & uri, it has given me a yeast infection what's the best OTC antifungal to treat secondary infec?
Can long term use of the pill (approx 9 years) cause difficult to treat/aggressive yeast infections? Diflucan (fluconazole) & creams help but don't cure completely
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