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I have a yeast infection and took the medicine I was given... They said to use an anti itch cream to stop the itching but now it itches and burns more?

I have a yeast infection and took the medicine I was given... They said to use an anti itch cream to stop the itching but now it itches and burns more?

Yeast Infection: You must be reacting to the anti-itch cream. The vagina as you know is very sensitive to things. In the future use antihistamine pills for itching and leave the anti-itch creams for your skin or the garbage can. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie 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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I think I have yeast infection. I don't know what to do. My choices are going to the doctor or buying some cream. What should I do? My vagina itches and it's begining to swell up. I had it for about 3 days.

If : If a patient has a yeast infection, then it usually has white or cheesy discharge, the vagina appears to have white dots/spots on it, and it is very itchy. There are over the counter treatments available for treatment; either suppositories or cream can safely treat a yeast infection. If the patient has any concern about sexually-transmitted infections causing infection, these infections usually have yellow or green discharge, and the patient often has pain and fever, then the patient must have a medical evaluation. To prevent yeast infections, use cotton underwear only (not nylon), avoid hot baths, and decrease sugary drinks/snacks in the diet. ...Read more

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I had a yeast infection and I treated it for 3 days.the itch cream that I put on the outside of my vagina made it burn.when I was doe with treatment?

I had a yeast infection and I treated it for 3 days.the itch cream that I put on the outside of my vagina made it burn.when I was doe with treatment?

Yeast infection: Sometimes the ingredients in the creme can cause burning. If there is no redness and you completed the creme that was inserted vaginally, you should discontinue the outside treatment. ...Read more

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I don't know if I have a yeast infection or I should treat myself for one.I have horrible itching but no discharge or odor. Im using a topical cream?

I don't know if I have a yeast infection or I should treat myself for one.I have horrible itching but no discharge or odor.  Im using a topical cream?

Symptoms would: Be consistent. If you are not better in 72 hours of topical treatment then you probably need to be examined to be certain of the problem and be considered for stronger treatment. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection & have been prescribed terazol to insert vaginallly. Is there an external OTC cream i could also use to help relieve itching.

I have a yeast infection & have been prescribed terazol to insert vaginallly. Is there an external OTC cream i could also use to help relieve itching.

Anti Fungal Medicine: Yes. There are numerous options with creams, sprays, and powders. All of these are available readily without a prescription. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Yeast Infection (Definition)

Clinical illness due to a fungus which exists in a yeast form is the definition. Some fungi only form yeasts and some are dimorphic, having both a yeast stage and a stage in which they form a mesh-like network of a ...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