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Doctor insights on: Does Mycolog Ii Cream Cure A Yeast Infection Or Is It Just Used For Temporary Relief And If So How Long Will It Take To Cure A Yeast Infection

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Does mycolog II cream cure a yeast infection or is it just used for temporary relief? And if so how long will it take to cure a yeast infection?

Does mycolog II cream cure a yeast infection or is it just used for temporary relief? And if so how long will it take to cure a yeast infection?

Yeast "infection": Technically, vaginal yeast "infection" is an overgrowth problem because the natural balance between lactobacilli & yeast has been upset; common causes are antibiotics (kill the lactobacilli), diabetes (more food for the yeast), frequent douching, etc. Mycolog helps decrease the amount of yeast to restore the balance. Many variables determine how long to restore this balance/"cure the infection". ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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?

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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How long (number of days) should I continue treatment with nystatin and triamcinolone cream for a minor yeast infection?

How long (number of days) should I continue treatment with nystatin and triamcinolone cream for a minor yeast infection?

2-6 weeks: It depends on the infection. For example athlete's foot is treated for six weeks while jock itch is treated for two weeks with ketoconazole. You should call your doctor to clarify the duration of treatment for your type of infection. ...Read more

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Hi there can a yeast infection in men be painful & hurt to pee & I am using canesten hc cream for it how long will it take to work?

Hi there can a yeast infection in men be painful & hurt to pee & I am using canesten hc cream for it how long will it take to work?

Probably not yeast: Yeast infections are uncommon in the male genital tract. This symptoms makes me concerned about an STD, if you are at risk (new or unsafe partner, etc); or about a non-STD urinary tract infection. If you are under a doctor's care, check back with him or her. If not, i.e. treating yourself with Canestin, stop immediately and see a doctor. Your nearest NHS GUM clinic would be an excellent choice. ...Read more

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I think I may have a male yeast infection and the dr prescribed me flu anole and a cream, how long before I notice results, only take flucanzole once.

I think I may have a male yeast infection and the dr prescribed me flu anole and a cream, how long before I notice results, only take flucanzole once.

In general: Yeast infections usually respond well within 1 to 2 weeks - however if immunocomprimised - it may take considerably longer. ...Read more

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How long does it take to treat a yeast infection with the one day cream 1200mg?

How long does it take to treat a yeast infection with the one day cream 1200mg?

Depends: Some people get relief right away but others not for three days or so. ...Read more

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How long for nystatin triamcinolone acetonide cream to cure yeast infection?

Only skin yeast infe: Nystatin triamcinolone cream should not be used for vaginal infection. It is a combination steroid and antifungal cream and sometimes used by some to treat yeast infection of skin and it helps control he inflammation while Nystatin controls the yeast infection. How long it takes depends on the severity and site of the infection. Can be few days to longer than a week. ...Read more

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Can I use mycolog 11 for a yeast infection?

Can I use mycolog 11 for a yeast infection?

Discontinued in US: I'm surprised you can even get this nowadays. It is a topical anti fungal (nystatin) but is also has a corticosteroid cream (triamcinolone) that is an effective anti-inflammatory med. It's usually used for fungal skin infections (tinea corpus) with secondary inflammation. You can't or shouldn't use it vaginally. If used in skin areas, call your doc if there's no improvement in 3-4 days. Take care. ...Read more

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I have been battling penile dermatitis for a months day and I used vulva yeast infection cream and it brought relief temporarily what does that mean?

I have been battling penile dermatitis for a months day and I used vulva yeast infection cream and it brought relief temporarily what does that mean?

Penile rash: If the cream provided relief then you might have a simple fungal infection. This can be resolved with antifungal topical medication. If not, see a GP or Dermatologist to verify diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and treating it with Monistat 3. Now my boyfriend is having symptoms. What cream can he use and for how long?

Prob not yeast: Yeast is not sexually transmitted and other than jock itch men don't get yeast infections of the penis. It sounds to me like there may be something else going on. The best thing to do is for both of you to schedule a visit for testing. Stds must be excluded. ...Read more

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How long after using a yeast infection cream can you have intercourse?

2d, if symptom free: Best to wait couple of days after becoming symptom free. ...Read more

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What's the best yeast infection cream I can get over-the-counter at pharmacy? And will cream effect my birth control pills? How long until cream work?

What's the best yeast infection cream I can get over-the-counter at pharmacy? And will cream effect my birth control pills? How long until cream work?

Medication for Sale: Doctors are very hesitant to recommend specific products. Any of these medications are most likely cousins to each other or even the same medication under different brands. Of course you can use these products while on the pill. ...Read more

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Safe creams to use to cure yeast infection while pregnant! Anything natural? I'm 34 weeks pregnant! & I got too scared to take the pill.

OB MD advise needed: You need to contact your treating OB MD for a Rx for the yeast infection if it is diagnosed as being present. ...Read more

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I got 2 doses of fluconazole for yeast infection that caused skin irritation from vulva to anus also on two OTC creams. How long will skin peel/stop?

I got 2 doses of fluconazole for yeast infection that caused skin irritation from vulva to anus also on two OTC creams. How long will skin peel/stop?

1-2 wks?: Provided that the fungal infection is the cause for the irritation. We need to know also what kind of OTC creams you are using since some of them may actually irritate your skin further. If the yeast infection is not the cause, your skin will not heal until the actual cause has been taken of. ...Read more

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Swollen and sore vagina after sex. A couple weeks ago I noticed my vagina was sore and itchy, figuring it was a yeast infection, I bought the suppositories and external relief cream. I finished taking the suppositories after I ran out of what was given (3

Swollen and sore vagina after sex. A couple weeks ago I noticed my vagina was sore and itchy, figuring it was a yeast infection, I bought the suppositories and external relief cream. I finished taking the suppositories after I ran out of what was given (3

If: If your symptoms are still present please see your doctor for an evaluation. Often times when a woman thinks she has a yeast infection, it could actually be a bacterial infection. If your symptoms have resolved then maybe it was a yeast infection and has cleared. Lastly, the best time to resume sex is after you complete the appropriate treatment.
Take care. ...Read more

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Can you eat popcorn on a Candida diet? I'm on the diet b/c I've had a yeast infection for 3 mon, can't take fluconazole, & tried creams & boric acid.

Can you eat popcorn on a Candida diet? I'm on the diet b/c I've had a yeast infection for 3 mon, can't take fluconazole, & tried creams & boric acid.

Candida diet: Diets that are low in sugar and carbohydrates but high in raw garlic and probiotics can help keep yeast infections at bay. Herbal supplements such as Pau D'Arco (tincture or capsule form) or the Candida-Cleanse by SolaRay may be helpful. Popcorn does breakdown to a simple carbohydrate but overall is relatively low in sugar. ...Read more

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Cannot take any of the Azole yeast meds even creams due to severe side effects. Is there anything natural I can use for yeast infection only on vulva?

Non-azole yeast Rx: Not many natural products are likely to be helpful. But ask your doctor about other non-azole products like nystatin, flucytosine, and caspofungin. Also perhaps boric acid vaginal capsules, which might be less reliable but you might consider more "natural". ...Read more

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Can yeast infection in vagina be cured with clotrimazol 2% cream-3 days treatment with applicators-in case it is beginning of infection?

Its possible: But other infections mimic a yeast infection, so the best advice is to see a provider for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can I take Fluconazole and Clotrimazole cream together for a yeast infection?

Yes: The cream is safe, can be used forever. Miconazole cream and ketoconazole are equivalent. Fluconazole pill is more effective, generally used once, perhaps repeat in a week. It is important to identify the reason for the yeast problem and deal with it. Exposed to antibiotic? Diabetes? Hormones or pregnancy? MEDS? Illness? ...Read more

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I have yeast infection. After applying cream given by doc, my vagina no longer swollen no itch but why after shower its start to itch again?

I have yeast infection. After applying cream given by doc, my vagina no longer swollen no itch but why after shower its start to itch again?

Allergy?: Maybe there is an allergy to the soap or shower gel you're using. Consider changing to a hypo-allergenic brand. If symptoms persist, it would be helpful to have another evaluation to see what is actually going on. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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


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Nystatin And Triamcinolone (Definition)

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