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How long after using monistat 1 (tioconazole) can I insert a tampon?

How long after using monistat 1 (tioconazole) can I insert a tampon?

If not menstruating: If you are not menstruating, then there is no need for a tampon as it will absorb all of your inserted medication and be counter productive. If the Monistat is "running out", use a mini pad. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could use a tampon while using Monistat 7?

Please don't: Each time you remove a tampon you will be removing medication with it. ...Read more

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I took monistat 1 last night at 11:30pm. I have started my period and struggle with using pads. May I use a regular sized tampon?

I took monistat 1 last night at 11:30pm. I have started my period and struggle with using pads. May I use a regular sized tampon?

Yes: It's okay to use a tampon after using Monostat, just know it may not have had time to treat the yeast infection and you may have to retreat after the cycle is over ...Read more

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If I did the last dose of Monistat last night can I use a tampon for my period today?

If I did the last dose of Monistat last night can I use a tampon for my period today?

A "washout": The Monistat is going to be "washed out" by the ensuing period and the last dose is a "wash" and will not be effective, tampon or not. ...Read more

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I am taking monistat 7....how long does it take for the liquid to go away? I feel I'm constantly gooy/wet after taking it. I use it at 10pm at night and still wet when using it again.

I am taking monistat 7....how long does it take for the liquid to go away? I feel I'm constantly gooy/wet after taking it. I use it at 10pm at night and still wet when using it again.

Get Rx med: Get a different yeast medication in a pill form. This will stop the normal problems associated with an OTC dissolving vaginal preparation.
The pill form needs a prescription from a doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take Monistat 3 to quit burning after use?

Monistat: This should stop fairly quickly if it is in fact due to monistat. ...Read more

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I discontinued the use of Monistat 7 after 1 day. How long will it take to completely leave my body? And can I get a pap test within the next 2 days?

I discontinued the use of Monistat 7 after 1 day. How long will it take to completely leave my body? And can I get a pap test within the next 2 days?

Not the monistat: The problem is not the monistat. Monistat is there to cure the infection causing inflammatory responses which look like hyperactive cells and look atypical or pre cancer-like. Treat the infection first, have the inflammatory reaction cool down then get a pap smear to make sure they get your natural or normal cells. ...Read more

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If vaginal yeast infection does not clear up after using Monistat 3, can I then use Monistat 7? If so, how long should I wait between treatmens?

If vaginal yeast infection does not clear up after using Monistat 3, can I then use Monistat 7? If so, how long should I wait between treatmens?

Try clotimazole: Gyne-Lotrimin can be used after 5 days; however, if not improving get a GYN examination, to rule out any other type of infection. ...Read more

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Does monistat affect the effectiveness of birth control? And how long do I have to wait for intercorse after use of monistat? I use amethia.

Does monistat affect the effectiveness of birth control? And how long do I have to wait for intercorse after use of monistat? I use amethia.

No effect: Monistat does not affect birth control. You do not have to delay having intercourse. Some women with yeast infections are quite uncomfortable and prefer to wait until the vaginal infection has resolved before resuming sexual activity. ...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 do you have to wait to use estrace cream after you used Monistat 1 (tioconazole)?

How long do you have to wait to use estrace cream after you used Monistat 1 (tioconazole)?

Monistat and Estrace (estradiol): If you can tolerate, you can stop Estrace (estradiol) cream during the short term Monistat use. Also, you can use both together, one in the morning and the other at night. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and I was told it was ok to use Monistat so I chose the Monistat 1 (tioconazole) does that really work and how long does it stay inside for?

It works.: The suppository dissolves. Don't have to worry about keeping it inside. Single dose oral fluconazole is an equally effective treatment and sometimes cheaper alternative for treatment. ...Read more

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How long after using Monistat insert can I have intercourse?

Usually few days: You could have it immediately, but it would be messy, and make the treatment not work, itf there is a infection waiting a few days would make more sense. ...Read more

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How long after using Monistat 7 do I stop discharging the cream?

Monoistat 7: Usually about three or four days. If discharge continues then perhaps you have cured the candida yeast infection and need more medication. ...Read more