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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. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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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 I wait to have sex after treatment of yeast infection?

How long should I wait to have sex after treatment of yeast infection?

comfortable & tx'ed: Until you are no longer uncomfortable. If you have red, irritated, burning tissues - this would not make sex very pleasurable. It is also important to complete the course of treatment to avoid infecting your partner. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to re-test for bladder infection after antibiotics done?

How long should I wait to re-test for bladder infection after antibiotics done?

2-3 days: We hope to see no more by-products of bacteria living in your bladder nor white or red blood cells in your urine. ...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. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a urinary tract infection to go away after starting antibiotics?

How long will it take for a urinary tract infection to go away after starting antibiotics?

5 to 7 days: Depending on your overall medical condition, the infection will clear in 5 to 7 days after starting the appriopriate antibiotic. Factors that will affect your treatment include, prescence of kidney stones, diabetes, urinary obstruction, and anatomical abnormalities of the urinary tract. Your urinary symptoms will resolve in about 48 hours but complete the entire course of medication. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to start antibiotics after contracting a sinus infection?

How long should I wait to start antibiotics after contracting a sinus infection?

Depends on severity: Current guidelines say that you should treat sinusitis with antibiotics if the symptoms have been present for at least 10 days, or after 3-4 days if the symptoms are severe or worsening with time. ...Read more

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

How long should you wait to have sex after 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. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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How long for sure does it take to cure chlamydia after treatment ?

How long for sure does it take to cure chlamydia after treatment ?

Depends: Zithromax will make you contagion free after 48 hours. Doxycycline is seven to nine days given that the treatment lasts one week. ...Read more

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How long after curing a yeast infection can you have intercourse?

No rules: There are no rules limiting your sexual activity when you have or are treating a yeast infection. It is not sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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How long after infection does it take for UTI symptoms to manifest?

How long after infection does it take for UTI symptoms to manifest?

Within 1-2 days: Some UTIs are asymptomatic, i.e. no symptoms at all. For most UTIs, the symptoms begin almost immediately as the infection starts, i.e. within a day or two. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for an ear infection to go away after antibiotic treatment?

How much time does it take for an ear infection to go away after antibiotic treatment?

Many issues: If the abx is effective the middle ear pus should be sterilized within 3-4 days. Fever should be down also. The fluid that is trapped with the infection may persist for 4-6 weeks. Fever persisting > 3 d should prompt a call to the treating physician.All infants should have a followup visit after 3-4 wks to monitor the progress of treatment. Adults clear sooner, followup if hearing impaired > 3wk. ...Read more

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How long does it take for bladder infection symptoms to go away after a 3 day course of antibiotics?

How long does it take for bladder infection symptoms to go away after a 3 day course of antibiotics?

Should be gone.: Or seriously diminished by the third day. If not should consider whether or not you have a "typical" UTI or whether the right antibiotic was prescribed. Should consider repeating urinalysis and culture of urine. ...Read more

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How long does it take after starting antibiotics for bladder infection to clear up?

How long does it take after starting antibiotics for bladder infection to clear up?

24-48hr for symptoms: You should start noticing a difference in the first 1-2 days after starting the antibiotics. However, even though the symptoms improve, you need to finish all of your antibiotics - this kills any remaining bacteria you have and prevents creating resistant bugs. I tell patients if they're not feeling at least a little better after 2 days worth of abx, to let our office now. ...Read more

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How long will I keep discharging for after yeast infection?

How long will I keep discharging for after yeast infection?

Yeast: .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 for chylamydia discharge to go away after treatment?

How long does it take for chylamydia discharge to go away after treatment?

Here are some ...: If effective, urethral discharge should subside in 1-3 days and fade to disappear in 5-7 days; of course, symptoms go away. If not, consider possible ineffectiveness of antibiotics or miss correct Dx so to search for other possible causes through analyzing Hx + physical exam + more needed tests. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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How long does it take for UTI treatment to clear infection?

How long does it take for UTI treatment to clear infection?

Depends: Uncomplicated bladder infections can be treated in 3 days. Complicated upper utis can require upto 14 days of IV antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to have sex after treatment of yeast infection?

comfortable & tx'ed: Until you are no longer uncomfortable. If you have red, irritated, burning tissues - this would not make sex very pleasurable. It is also important to complete the course of treatment to avoid infecting your partner. ...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?

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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Painful burning sensation during sex after yeast infection treatment. Is this normal? No other symptoms present. How long does it usually take?

Depends: It may not be yeast. It might be an infection like BV or trichomoniasis. It could also be that your yeast infection wasn't treated completely. Would see your physician ...Read more

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Can I use another 1 day/night treatment for my yeast infection or should I wait?

Inadequate info: What have you already used? How long has it been since tx ended? Is this a verified 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 after an treatment for a yeast infection can I have intercourse ?

I recommend: Completing your course of treatment and waiting until you are no longer red, itching and in pain. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will a yeast infection take to cure without any special treatment?

No Way to Know: If you have a yeast infection, you should seek treatment. An ob/gyn or primary care doctor may be the best place to start. ...Read more

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How long will a topical (internal and external) yogurt treatment relieve yeast infection symptoms?

Prevention: Some people place yogurt in the vagina to tx yeast infections (but there is no clear research to back claims of its benefits). The average yogurt you buy in the grocery store has dead cultures. Consider eating yogurt with live cultures or kefir. There is a prebiotic product called luvena (vaginal wipes). The wipes are not a treatment for candidiasis but do help vaginitis. ...Read more

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Will a yeast infection go away without treatment? If so how long? And how do you stop just the symptoms?

Yeast symptoms/cure: Vaginal yeast infections are diagnosed by the MD based upon the symptoms of itching and a thick white discharge and confirmed by microscopic exam of a vaginal sample. Relieving the external vulvar "symptoms" with a topical agent does not produce a "cure" of the infection without an vaginal or oral Rx to do so. See a GYN MD for evaluation if you suspect that this is the case. ...Read more

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How can I test for a male yeast infection? How long can it usually last without treatment?

How can I test for a male yeast infection? How long can it usually last without treatment?

Yeast infection can: last forever w/out treatment. Symptoms can include white spots in throat, urethra and penis itch or pain, and itching anus. Please see your doc for a simple blood test. Treatment can be Western meds such as Nystatan and elimination of sugar indiet and good probiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Ok i think I have a yeast infection i done a one day OTC treatment and was wondering how long til it starts to relieve the itching, burning and pain?

Ok i think I have a yeast infection i done a one day OTC treatment and was wondering how long til it starts to relieve the itching, burning and pain?

Resistant Yeast: Symptoms normally improved quickly (within a day or so) after treatment with the right anti-fungal medicine. About 15% of the time, the yeast will be resistant and require a different medicine. ...Read more

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I received treatment for a yeast infection 3 dosages for 3 nights I completed treatment today How long before I'm okay? Terconazole 3-day regimen 0.8%

I received treatment for a yeast infection 3 dosages for 3 nights I completed treatment today How long before I'm okay? Terconazole 3-day regimen 0.8%

More: I typically recommend a 5 or 7 day treatment when my patients have a yeast infection. Sometimes the 1 or 3 day treatments aren't sufficient. If you've completed the 3 day treatment and your symptoms (pain or itching) are gone, then hopefully you've been fully treated. ...Read more

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I went to the doctor 2 days ago. I was told I have a yeast infection. I started the three days treatment the same day. How long will it take to clear?

I went to the doctor 2 days ago. I was told I have a yeast infection. I started the three days treatment the same day. How long will it take to clear?

Yeast treatment: If it is topically up to 2-3 weeks. A diflucan (fluconazole) pill may work within 72 hours. This can be purchased over the counter. It may need to repeated times 1 in 7 days. Insure all partners are treated at the same time and there is no sex until both of you are adequately treated. ...Read more

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How long does it takes for the itching, burning and bumps from a yeast infection to go away completely after given treatment?

How long does it takes for the itching, burning and bumps from a yeast infection to go away completely after given treatment?

Usually couple days: Usually the itching and burning gets better in a couple days. If it does not, you need a different treatment. What did you take? ...Read more

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Just finished 14days treatment of vaginal yeast infection but no change.Can i try another vaginal cream again now or i should wait more days?

Not yeast?: if you used one of the usual treatments, active ingredient ending in "azole" (miconazole, clotrimazole, etc), then repeating treatment with a similar drug probably won't help. Some yeast strains are resistant and require an different treatment, e.g. nystatin or flucytosine. Or maybe it's something other than yeast. Don't self-diagnose; contact your doctor for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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Persistent yeast infection unresponsive to one time doses of fluconazole and itraconazole. Now have rash on perineum. Do I need a longer treatment?

Resistant yeast: Some yeast strains are resistant to all the "azole" drugs, and more prolonged treatment won't help. These infections need treatment with other drugs like nystatin, flucytosine, or other drugs. Your diagnosis needs to be confirmed by a doctor who understands resistant yeast; follow his or her advice on treatment. Good luck! ...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