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What is better for vestibulodynia nystatin cream or Monistat 7? I tried Monistat and felt better for a week. Only the vestibule is red and burns.

What is better for vestibulodynia nystatin cream or Monistat 7? I tried Monistat and felt better for a week. Only the vestibule is red and burns.

Vestibulodynia: The cause of this is not known. Before making the diagnosis one should exclude yeast infection, but the topical antifungals may make the pain worse and if necessary it is better to use oral therapy. Suggest you log onto www. Vulvalpainsociety. Org › Home › Vulval conditions and read more about this. Good luck. ...Read more

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19 mo old w/ yeast infection for 2 wks. Tried nystatin, monistat, clotrimazole, zinc oxide, triple paste, maloxx, & no diaper. Not working, its worse.

"diaper rash": A number of conditions cause so called "diaper rash." I wonder about the duration of treatment rendered since 6 different creams, independently or in combination, have been used in 2 weeks period. If no response to Nystatin was observed in a week, the child is unlikely to have yeast infection unless immunocompromised. Seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, and zinc deficiency are other possibilities. ...Read more

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Monistat or mycostatin; are they similer?

They're similar: Monistat is a brand of miconazole. Mycostatin is a brand of nystatin. They're both used to treat topical fungal infections, such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and vaginal candidiasis. Nystatin is also used to treat oral candidiasis (thrush). ...Read more

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Why does Monistat burn so bad? && is trich similar to a yeast infection?

No Trich totally dif: Trich is caused by an organism that is an std, yeast is caused my different strains of candida which is not an std and the txment is totally differnet, and u may be allergic to the Monistat or if u do not ahve a yeast infection that could react with it to make it burn, u need to see your gyn. ...Read more

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How does Monistat work?

Monistat: Monistat is an azole antifungal that prevents the growth of yeast /fungus. ...Read more

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Will expired Monistat work?

Most likely: If the package is not disturbed and was not used before, then the potency will probably be good enough to be successfuly at treating the candida that it was designed for. Try it and if you get better, great! , but if it does not work well then see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can I take diflycan and monistat?

Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) and Monistat can be used together if this was what was ordered by your physician. ...Read more

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How to know if I need monistat-7?

How to know if I need monistat-7?

Do you have a yeast: Infection? Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent.
Your doctor can diagnose accurately. ...Read more

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Accidentally used expired Monistat cream. What could happen?

Buy a fresh tube: Harmless but potency might be affected...buy a fresh tube and even if symptoms better treat again.. ...Read more

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How effective is Monistat for ringworm?

How effective is Monistat for ringworm?

Sometimes works: Monistat can be used to treat ringworm. Sometimes it works and its very easy to get and apply. If antifungal creams don't work, you may need to see your doc and get an oral medication for this fungus. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Effects of nystatin cream?

Effects of nystatin cream?

Anti-fungal.: Nystatin is an antifungal cream used for topical, skin yeast infections, such as athlete's foot, groin itch, etc. Side effects are minimal, but as with everything else, could get an allergic reaction to it. ...Read more

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What is nystatin cream for?

Yeast infection: Nystatin or Mycostatin (nystatin) cream is used to treat a yeast infection of the skin. ...Read more

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Can nystatin be used for body rash?

Can nystatin be used for body rash?

Nystatin: Nystatin would be good for a body rash that is caused by a fungal infection. Without knowledge of what a rash is due to, Nystatin would be a shot in the dark. Best to check with the doctor! ...Read more

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Can I poop after inserting monistat?

Can I poop after inserting monistat?

Yes: I'm assuming you're putting the Monistat in your vagina, so the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Do you need a prescription for nystatin?

Mostly yes: You can buy ketoconazole shampoo over the counter (without a prescription). Otherwise forms (such as cream for the skin or medication to be taken orally) require a prescription. ...Read more

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Can using expired nystatin cream hurt me?

Probably not,: Unless has been opened and exposed to bacteria that shouldn't be in there. Nystatin is anti-fungal and does not kill bacteria. So if it has been lying around for long period of time, probably best getting a new tube. ...Read more

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Can man use Monistat 7 for yeast infection?

Can man use Monistat 7 for yeast infection?

Yes: The medicine which is the main ingredient in Monistat is miconazole. It is a cream which can be applied to any affected area. ...Read more

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Can you use 10 year's old nystatin cream?!?

Not recommended: I'd strongly suggest not using a cream/ointment that is long-expired. .. As the excipients in the cream may have degraded by now. See your doctor for a new prescription. ...Read more

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Can Monistat contradict with birth control pills?

Can Monistat contradict with birth control pills?

No: Monistat is an external product, and would not interact with your birth control pills. ...Read more

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Any bad side effects with nystatin oral suspension?

Nystatin: Nystatin suspension is not absorbed by the body. It can however cause occasional nausea and /or vomiting. ...Read more

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Can you use estrace (estradiol) cream and monistat?

Can you use estrace (estradiol) cream and monistat?

Not @ the same iime: Use the Monistat to treat the yeast infection and then resume the Estrace (estradiol) vaginal cream- separately. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with yeast infection! Can I take Monistat 3!?

Diagnosed with yeast infection! Can I take Monistat 3!?

Yes: Monistat 3 is a combination antifungal pack that contains both suppository (vagina) ; a cream (to relieve external itching) that contain Miconazole nitrate. ...Read more

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After Monistat 1 (tioconazole) having yellow discharge?

After Monistat 1 (tioconazole) having yellow discharge?

Need more info: What symptoms did you have prior to using Monistat. What symptoms, if any do you still have. Your yellow discharge could be due to persistent yeast, the Monistat, another infection, or just normal discharge, depending on what associated symptoms and other risk factors (ie, diabetes, unprotected/high-risk sex, douching) you have. Please provide more information. Take Care! ...Read more

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When can I have sex after taking Monistat 1 (tioconazole)?

When can I have sex after taking Monistat 1 (tioconazole)?

Sex after Monistat: In theory you do not have to wait. Most couples will wait a day or two before having sex to decrease the mess from the leftover monsitat. ...Read more

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