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I Got My Period Can I Still Use Monistat
Yes: You can either use it now, or wait until your period is over. If you use it now, do not use a tampon. ...Read more
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
I got my period on the 3rd day of my Monistat 7 treatment. Will treatment still work if i continue ?
Yes: Or u can wait till your period is gone to finish. ...Read more
Vaginal itching 5 wks. Treated twice w/ 1-day Monistat, before & after period. Still itch. Assumed BV, got Metrogel. Then, 3-day Monistat. Still itch!
Need more info: Go back to your GYN. Have him/her do a culture to make sure that you do indeed have a yeast infection. Also have the GYN demonstrate the proper way to utilize the vaginal prescription drug and use it as directed. By the way if you are diabetic that also may be a problem here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a yeast infection and I used Monistat one day treatment Monday night. Tuesday afternoon my period started. Will the Monistat still work?
Yes: The medication should still be effective - however, Monistat does fail about 1 out of 3 times regardless of the timing of the period. ...Read more
I got a yeast infection after my period. I have used Monistat 7 before but went with Monistat 3. I finished my last one last night but still itchy?
Yeast: Approx. 40% patients misdiagnose their vaginal infections. Also, monistat may not be effective against yeast which is resistant to the drug. Therefore, if you still have symptoms, let a provider take a look. You may benefit from oral therapy rather than a vaginal cream. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor prescribed me metronidazole 500mg 4 doses and im still experiencing itching and discomfort. I also tried monistat 3 day. Period is soon to come?
Vaginal itching: It's not uncommon to develop a yeast infection after taking metronidazole. Yeast infection can resolve in its own and so if the itching is not so bad you can wait a few days. You can consider something over the counter but do call your doctor for his or her suggestion of what you can do. ...Read more
Yes: Continue treatment even if your period starts. ...Read more