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How long should you wait for sex after treating a yeast infection?

How long should you wait for sex after treating a yeast infection?

Yeast: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva.

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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How long should you wait to have sex after treating a yeast infection?

How long should you wait to have sex after treating a yeast infection?

Symptoms gone: Once the itching and irritation of a yeast infection are gone it is fine to have sex again. You can actually have sex while you still have a yeast infection - it will be uncomfortable though. If you do have sex while you are taking vaginal medication for yeast, don't have sex right after you've put the medication in, or it will get wiped out of the vagina and won't treat you.

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How long does a normal yeast infection last for?

How long does a normal yeast infection last for?

Depends: If you are not using anything to treat a yeast infection may linger for weeks. If you are using a medication to treat it it may go away in 1-2 days.

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How long is it normal for a yeast infection last?

How long is it normal for a yeast infection last?

Yeast: It usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. For immune compromized people it could last longer.

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On average, how long will a yeast infection last?

Antifungal meds: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised.

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How long can a yeast infection stay if not treated?

How long can a yeast infection stay if not treated?

Depends: It depends where is the yeast, yeast in blood is serious. Yeast in urine is not significant in most circumstances. Yeast in vagina without treatment may takes time to go if not treated or predisposed condition not removed.

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How long does it take for a yeast infection to go away?

Depends: It depends on the severity and treatment you are getting. Also if this is a recurrent issue, it may be more challenging.

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How long does it take for a yeast infection to clear up?

2-3 days: Most yeast infections will begin to resolve (improve) about 2-3 days after treatment has been started. They can be recurrent, especially if medications are not taken for the entire course. Reducing sugar intake, using probiotics, and increasing raw garlic in the diet can help prevent this from happening,

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How long will it take for my yeast infection to clear up?

How long will it take for my yeast infection to clear up?

Yeast: Several days with Diflucan, (fluconazole) a capsule, sometimes longer up to 7-10 days with a cream or suppositories. All the best.

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How long does it take for yogurt to clear yeast infection?

Infinity: It would take forever for that to work since it does not work. Eating yogurt is certainly tasty but it will have no effect on a vaginal yeast infection. Why not use one of the many available over-the-counter yeast medications?

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Can someone tell me how long will the yeast infection last?

With treatment.: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised.

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How long does it take for yogurt to help a yeast infection?

Find the cause: First you need to find out why you have the yeast infection and solve the cause. In the meantime, eating yogurt help along the way of other treatments that you physician may suggest.

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How long would it take to completely cure a yeast infection?

Depends on where it: Is vagina or vulva or both, and what type u have there are 4 diff types, albicans is the most common 80% now there is a one day cream script gynazole-1 works the best, it just got back on the market.

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How long does it take to cure a yeast infection with yogurt?

Variable: It usually helps if you confirm that what you have is actually a yeast infection and then take an appropriate medication for it while you eat the yogurt.

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How do you catch a yeast infection and how long does it last?

Not transmissible: Yeasts are part of the normal germ population of the gastrointestinal tract. Yeast infections are not transmitted but develop whenever there is an imbalance in the body's germ population, such as when you take antibiotics, or when there is a drop in the immunity level.

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How long does a yeast infection takes to heal after medicatin?

Yeast infection: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised.

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How long would it take before yeast infection symptoms are gone?

Time line: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised.

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How long is it supposed to it take a yeast infection to go away?

With antifungal meds: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised.

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How long should you wait between taking yeast infection medicine?

How long should you wait between taking yeast infection medicine?

Depends: If you find yourself taking over the counter meds repeatedly, you may not have a yeast infection, or you may have a combo of yeast and bacteria- see your practitioner to make sure of what you have and treat accordingly. Probiotics- oral and vaginal- may also help to maintain normal vaginal flora and prevent future infections. Also avoid over cleansing the delicate genital areas!

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How long is it supposed to it take for a yeast infection to go away?

Usually 1 to 2 weeks: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with apporropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised.

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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Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more