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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
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
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
How long (number of days) should I continue treatment with nystatin and triamcinolone cream for a minor yeast infection?
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
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.
Depends: Some people get relief right away but others not for three days or so. ...Read more
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
How long after using miconazole nitrate vaginal cream for a yeast infection does it take to start working?
5 to 7 days: It takes from 5 to 7 days. ...Read more
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
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?
2d, if symptom free: Best to wait couple of days after becoming symptom free. ...Read more
If a male has a yeast infection can he take the pill that women use to cure yeast infections we have tried creams powders antibotics and its still there and gtting worse on the outside of his skin
Yes: Yes he can. He might want to see a doctor to make sure that it's not something else. ...Read more
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
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.
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
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?
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 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
I have a severe yeast infection that my doc is treating with Diflucan and Prednisone. She also said I can use hydrocortisone cream topically for the itch and burning. However, none of this is giving me any relief. The itching and burning are unbearable at
I have a terrible yeast infection from antibiotic usage. Is it okay to take OTC or prescription Terconazole 0.8% cream while taking 20mg prednisone?
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
Can yeast infection in vagina be cured with clotrimazol 2% cream-3 days treatment with applicators-in case it is beginning of 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
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
Cannot take oral difulcan due to side effects. Prescription terazol (terconazole) 7 cream is irritating me badly. What else is there I can take for yeast infection?
Monastat: Options include 1, 3 or 7 day treatments. Usually available otc at most pharmacies and even grocery stores. ...Read more
I am currently taking metronidazole and got a yeast infection I was told to take Monistat cream but I got an ovule instead is that okay?
Ovule for yeast: Ovule is fine to treat vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more
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