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Doctor insights on: How Long To Get Rid Of A Yeast Infection

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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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 can I get rid of a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. days (7 to 14 days sometimes). OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). OTC meds don’t work ? See your Dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of a candida infection?

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

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How long does it take to get rid of a yeast infection in your armpits?

How long does it take to get rid of a yeast infection in your armpits?

1-2 weeks: Typical treatment with a topical or oral antifungal can treat this infection in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a recurring yeast infection?

How to get rid of a recurring yeast infection?

See provider: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year, simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a bacterial infection?

How can I get rid of a bacterial infection?

Antibiotics: A bacterial infection is treated with antibiotics. The sooner treatment is started, the better. Consult with your dentist or doctor ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a yeast infection?

Anti yeast meds: There are many otc ones u can get at the drug store , u can ask the pharmacist, if they do not work then u need to see your gyn for a culture and prescription meds. ...Read more

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How to get rid of yeast infections?

How to get rid of yeast infections?

Yeast options: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a staph infection?

How can you get rid of a staph infection?

Depends on where: Antibiotics are usually needed to get rid of staph infections, which are usually pus-forming. There are different kinds of staph bacteria, with some being more resistant to antibiotics (such as MRSA strains) than others, and with some being more dangerous than others. The location and the background health of the patient also determines the kind of antibiotic treatment, so a doctor is needed. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a viral infection faster?

How to get rid of a viral infection faster?

Viral infection: Depending upon the virus there is often very little available to alter the course of illness unless this is a herpes virus, influenza virus, hepatitis b or c, HIV or other retroviruses. The average viral infection will just have to run its course and be treated symptomatically. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a noes infection quick?

How to get rid of a noes infection quick?

Xylitol: Please see your doctor. Next, consider using Xlear, which contains Xylitol and is a natural sugar that breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. Nasal spray is called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called Spry. Pleasant tasting too! ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get rid of a yeast infection?

Please tell me how long it takes for to get rid of a yeast infection?

Depends: This depends on the extent of the infection, and the treatment used. It can take a few days to weeks. Usually it can be eliminated in a couple days. ...Read more

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How might i get rid of a bacteria infection?

Antibiotics: If you do have a bacterial infection , then antibiotics might be necessary. Please see, a, doctor, for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of a bacteria infection with antibodies?

How long does it take to get rid of a bacteria infection with antibodies?

Depends: On area and severity of infection. Soft tissue at least 7 to 10 days, bone usually 4 to 6 weeks. This can vary depending on problem. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a yeast infection?

Medication: There are over the counter yeast creams that work well and several prescription medications. Chance of yeast is decreased by avoiding sugar and alcohol. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a bacterial infection without going to the dr?

Bacterial infection: Would not recommend this. Bacterial infections are rarely, if ever, treatable by other than antibiotics, and improperly managed can become progressively more severe and life-threatening. Please see a doctor, get diagnosed and treated after professional assessment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of yeast infections?

Numerous types: Tgere are numerous types of yeast infections. I presume from the way your question is asked you are referring to recurrent yeast infections. Many times probiotics can help prevent recurrence of yeast infections. Probiotics are things such as lactobacillus acidophilus and related. Active yagurt also contains the same beneficial bacteria. These bacteria prevent conditions that allow yeasflouris. ...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