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Does Monistat cream get rid of yeast infections?

Does Monistat cream get rid of yeast infections?

Yes: Yeast is a fungal nfection caused by candida species. Sometimes develop in relationship to oral contraceptive or antibiotic use. Use antifungal cream or suppository or Fluconazole is the treatment. May use Fluconazole for longer than usual 3 days for recurrent infections. ...Read more

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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 yeast infections?

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

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How do you get rid of yeast infections?

Vaginal yeast?: 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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Does probotic acidophlius get rid of yeast infections? If so how long does it take?

No: It may help to some degree. Your aim should be at trying to remove the environment that promote yeast infection. For example, if you are diabetic, you need to control your blood sugar. If you have been on antibiotics, this can promote yeast infection. You need to stop the antibiotics. I would recommend that you talk to your provider to discuss this further. ...Read more

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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 I get rid of yeast infection naturally?

How can I get rid of yeast infection naturally?

Med usually best: Natural Approaches to Yeast Infections: 1. Wear cotton vs synthetic underwear 2. Avoid wearing underpants in bed at night. 3. No tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid scented). 5. No douches or harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia well after soaping up. 7. Wear pants that fit loosely, not ones that hug the crotch.8. Change out of ...Read more

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How do I get rid of yeast infection on rectum?

How do I get rid of yeast infection on rectum?

Who diagnosed: Monistat 3 if a physician made the diagnosis. If you are having an itchy rectum, must see if it is chemical, bacterial, herpes, hemorrhoids, or a fissure. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of yeast infection while trying to get pregnant?

Is there a good way to get rid of yeast infection while trying to get pregnant?

Probiotic may help: And can't harm, such as lactobacillus acidophilus. However most effective would be stop trying to get pregnant for a week and self treat with 7 day course of an antifungal cream or vaginal suppositories such as Miconazole or clotrimazole. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of yeast infection! I really wanna smell good not bad when having sex or when I get wet, please help?

Actually a yeast: Infection should not cause a foul odor. You may have another type of infection. Please see your gynecologist to identify and treat your discharge. ...Read more

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How come icant get rid of yeast infection I wash with water 2 daily eat plain yogurt probiotics change underwear when damp had for over 3 months now?

How come icant get rid of yeast infection I wash with water 2 daily eat plain yogurt probiotics change underwear when damp had for over 3 months now?

Yeast: Some people are very prone to yeast but other infections can cause similar symptoms. Have your gyn culture and make sure and consider medication in addition to lifestyle. ...Read more

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How to get rid of yeast infection permanently? My gynecologist gave me 2 pink pills (i forgot the name) to take one per week. However, I'm aware that it'll come back later because it happened before. And it really bothers me a lot. What can I do to get ri

Hopefully: Hopefully the medication your doctor gave you will work for your current infection. 5% of women will have recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (rvvc) which is classified as 4 or more vaginal yeast infections per year. This is typically treated with 6 months or more of antifungal medication. Talk to your doctor if you think you fit into this category.

Other things you can do to prevent reccurence is to avoid douching, avoid scented hygiene products, change tampons and pads frequently during menses, avoid tight, non breathable fabrics and change out of wet bathing suits as soon as possible.

I've attached a website below with lots of great information about yeast infections. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of yeast infection?

I assume you have: One recurrently? And sure it's yeast? If u wear a thong it's gotta go. Vaginal yeast comes from the rectum. Too much shaving removes a barrier, don't know what to tell u there. You cannot eliminate yeast, you gotta keep it from getting into and growing in the vagina. I will give my patients refills of Diflucan (fluconazole) if recurrent, the introduction may be coming via intercourse, try to shower first. ...Read more

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How can someone get rid of yeast infection by themself?

Remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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What are some probiotics yogurt that helps get rid of yeast infection?

What are some probiotics yogurt that helps get rid of yeast infection?

Plain/acidophilus: You need a non-sweetened yogurt that contains active acidophilus, the friendly bacteria that helps keep yeast in check. Many commercial brands do not have it, so be sure to read the label. And if it doesn't work, see your doctor, because something else may be going on. ...Read more

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Can taking probiotic acidophilus capsules help get rid of yeast infection?

Probably not: Probiotics help prevent yeast infections, and can make them less severe when u get them and less often, but probiotics will not treat yeast infections, once u get an infection u need otc or script meds to get rid of it. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take fluconazole 150 mg & metronidazol 500 mg both @ the same time to get rid of yeast infection?

Likely 2 Infections: The Fluconazole is used to treat yeast. However, Metronidazole is used for infections such as bacterial vaginosis or trichomonas. If your doctor did a culture they may have you on both until the results are in. Both meds are safe together. ...Read more

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


Candida (Definition)

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