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Doctor insights on: Does Monistat Cure Yeast Infections

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Infection (Definition)

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


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Does mycolog II cream cure yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis?

Yeast infections : Mycolog ii is an anti-fungal and is used for yeast infections. If your treatment fails to relieve your symptoms, you may have BV (bacterial vaginosis) which is usually treated with Flagyl pills/gel or Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cream. See your doc if your symptoms persist for an exam and testing. ...Read more

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Which Monistat cures yeast infection?

They all do: Check out http://www.Monistat.Com/monistat-products for various monistat options. However, since you're posting your question as a 35yo male, do realize that monistat is intended for vaginal yeast infection, not other types of yeast infection that might occur elsewhere (in men). ...Read more

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Can white vinegar cure yeast infection?

Usually no: Vinegar (or any acidic liquid) can help with bacterial vaginosis but is not a treatment for yeast infections. ...Read more

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Does Flagyl cause yeast infections?

It may.: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more

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Does vagisil help prevent yeast infection?

Unlikely: Vagisil is unlikely to help prevent yeast infection, and might actually cause contact dermatitis. To reduce risk of yeast infections, eat yogurt with active cultures regularly, do not douche, clean your vulva gently, and sleep without underwear to allow air to get to your privates. If you need to take an oral antibiotic, ask your doctor about using a preventative yeast cream. ...Read more

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How long does fluconazole (diflucan) take to cure a vaginal yeast infection?

1-3 days: 1 to 3 days is usually all that is needed taking the 200mg tablet. ...Read more

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Does Monistat cream get rid of yeast infections?

Yes: Yeast is a fungal nfection caused by candida species. Sometimes develop in relationship to oral contraceptive or antibiotic use . Use antifungal cream or suppository or Fluconazole is the treatment . May use Fluconazole for longer than usual 3 days for recurrent infections. ...Read more

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Does detol prevent yeast infection?

Dettol: Reminds me of my childhood summers in ireland! dettol is an admisture of a phenolic compound, chloroxylenol (4.8%) mixed w/pine oil, isopropanol, castor oil, soap ; water. Phenolic compounds have fungicidal and germicidal activity. It is great for cleaning surfaces and disinfecting skin surfaces (small area for short period of time) but it would be too irritating and toxic for mucosal surfaces. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more