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Leptothrix Gyn Infection Treatment
I need an over the counter vaginal yeast infection treatment without propylene glycol. I'm allergic. Gyn said yeast inf and to treat with over counter?
Propylene glycol: Is an inactive ingredient, so you need to reathe labels carefully or ask the pharat the drug store to help you out, best wishes ...Read more
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
Severe infection: Warrants prompt medical evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: You can try tea tree oil, vick's vapo rub or duct tape. These are easy to buy over the counter. ...Read more
Dermatitis? Clarify: In general, a yeast infection in men can occur in unusual circumstances- such as HIV infection- an HIV test is warranted. Yeast infections are typically in the form of a dermatitis in the warm/ moist skin folds in areas such as the groin, perineum, and inframammary folds. Your primary care doctor and doctors in the emergency room or the urgent care can handle this situation. ...Read more
Antibiotics: Depend on what infection and how bad it is, you need antibiotics. If it's sever you may Ned IV antibiotics as well. ...Read more
Talk to doctor: It is recommended that you consult with your physician if sxs are not responding within a week. ...Read more
Can chronic HPV infection clear up after llettz treatment or is this something I will face again?
Maybe: When we say HPV has 'cleared' it means that we can't detect it in the layers of skin that we're testing. However, it may be buried in deep layers. Even more likely is that you may get re-infected, since HPV is the most commonly sexually transmitted disease and there's no real way to test for it. Make sure to use condoms, and talk to your medical provider about the HPV vaccine (it still may help) ...Read more
I still keep having slight yeast infection after every treatment. How to completely clear up yeast?
Get eval: Best for you to get evaluated as there maybe some underlying condition causing you to keep getting yeast infection...for example diabetes can lead to the excretion of a "sugary" urine (Glucosuria) which can cause chronic yeast infections, etc. If all is stable, there are also more powerful oral medications that my be Rx'd. Best wishes. ...Read more
I'm just wondering, if you have a yeast infection and use the first 2 days of the 3 day treatment what happens?
Persistent sxs.: It may not be completely treated.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a question about yeast infection, took a one day treatment, six days later and symptoms are still present?
I would like to consult I think I am experiencing yeast infection. What would be the treatment for this and how long will it last?
For consultation: Please use Health Tap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
I have some sort of infection on my tonsils. What could it be if it heals without treatment? (I still plan on seeking medical help)
I've had a yeast infection, but no access to treatment, for 3 weeks. But now the symptoms are disappearing. Is it going away on its own?
Probably: Many people get various infections which healed on their own with the help of your strong immune system prior to the development of all the current medications we have. If caught early, keeping the area dry (yeast loves moisture) and avoiding sugary foods will help you naturally reach balance again. ...Read more
I tested positive for active MRSA infections have done a course of clindamycin am still getting infections. What are other options for treatment?
I have 6 month baby whoes suffering from hydrocephalus. After shunt treatment there is shunt infection occured now my baby can spend a normal life?
I had a yeast infection, took OTC treatment & symptoms went away. I used a 'soft cup' days after and there was cottage chz like substance, is yi gone?
My10ygirl is crying by viginal pain like something bites I deworm her many times but stil pain no infection all test clear any treatment she is in pai?
Worms?: Do not rx ur own kids. U r treating the wrong oraface if u rx 4 worms c a gyn ...Read more
I’ve been on citalopram for 5-6 weeks now and they were starting to work well. I had to stop them to allow treatment for H pliori infection that I had which was about a week. I’ve been back on citalopram now for 5 days and I’m struggling.
Citalopram: Question cut off. However, it is likely that your blood levels of the medication dropped. Now they will need to build back up. If may take a little while to get back to where you were on the meds. ...Read more
I have cellulitis from an abcess is it a good sign the pain isn't as bad even though the infection is still bad I haven't gotten treatment yet?
I am having recurrent klebsiella infections after cdiff / treatment. Can my family get this from me? I am now on methanmine to keep them at bay.
If tested positive for unreaplasma/mycoplasma after treatment could I be reinfected by someone w/o this infection. Will I always have this infection?
Normal bacteria: These are normal bacteria in the genital tract; at any time, half of all sexually active people have them. They are shared sexually, but rarely cause symptoms or disease. No treatment is needed for them. It is normal for them to reappear after treatment. You do not have "an infecion"; you are simply carrying normal bacteria. Maybe not "always" there, but probably a lot of the time. No worries! ...Read more
Med Irritation: Sometimes topically yeast medications can be irritating to the skin. Try first applying yeast medication to skin and thin covering with layer of zinc oxide. The zinc helps sooth and heal the skin. I have also had some patients mix the zinc and yeast cream together prior to application. ...Read more
No: Pharmacist are not physicians, does not possess the medical training, diagnostic skills, or medical didactic knowledge, nor the necessary licensure to be able to diagnose, prescribed and medically treat for disease condition. However, there are clinical pharmacist who work alongside with physicians to make recommendation and monitor pharmacokinetic, antibiotic susceptibility and dose adjustments. ...Read more
And you will hurt everyone you love and live with by infecting them as well. In many countries you don't get to decide. You either take the treatment voluntarily or you get detained and kept in isolation.
This applies to open tuberculosis. If you have latent tuberculosis, it's a different story. Chances of death from latent TB are almost zero, unless it turns into the open form. ...Read more