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List Of Anti Fungal Creams For Yeast Infections
What would happen if I am using clotrimizole cream on my penis glans and under if I don't have a yeast or fungal infection?
Nothing: Unless you're allergic, probsbly nothing will happen. But why are you using a medication unnecessarily? ...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
I previously had a yeast infection and had extra anti-fungal cream left over. I believe I have a yeast infection again. Is it ok to reuse that cream?
What are all the symptoms of a fungal/yeast infection on the anus? Is it safe to put any anti fungal cream on your anus?
Irritation; yes: Itching and irritation are the main symptoms, often with redness and maybe superficial fissures, if you can view the area with a mirror. Any skin or vaginal antifungal cream will be safe. ...Read more
I have a yeast infection that is affecting my rectum but I also have a problem with hemorrhoids. Are there any anti fungal creams I need to avoid?
My foreskin is reddish and itching reading symptoms on the web looks like ihave yeast infection. Tried coup. E of creams for anti fungal please advise?
See your doctor: And have it professionally evaluated and treated. ...Read more
I had a yeast infection I used the 7 day anti fungal cream monistat for like 5 days til I stop feeling pain and I never had a odor but I had sex tonight it hurt like I was loosing my virginity that's how painful and my boyfriend said it was very tight and
I have a really itchi vigina for the past 3 days. I think it's just a normal fungal or yeast infection. What antifungal cream would you suggest?
MonistatVaginal: You can try monistat available over the counter. Ask your pharmacist ...Read more
Can I use an anti fungal cream if I don't have a yeast infection but want get rid of irritation caused by wearing scented pads?
See answer: If not a yeast-related irritation, then antifungal cream will not be of any benefit. If truly a skin irritation from using scented pads (contact dermatitis), then treatment more likely to be successful with using an over-the-counter steroid cream: e.g. 1% Hydrocortisone cream applied twice daily and, of course, good hygiene and eliminating scented pads (the allergen). ...Read more
For treating a vaginal yeast infection are anti-fungal medications from the pharmacy superior to home remedies e.g. yogurt and garlic?
My belief: Is that you are more likely to get a consistent response from antifungal medications. Other providers may have differing opinions on this matter. ...Read more
I have a yeast infection in my armpit and I have topical anti fungal creme for athletes foot. Can the creme cure my yeast infection in my armpit?
I got a yeast infection after surgery. My doctor gave me anti-fungal cream for my vagina and butt. How close to those areas can I apply the ointment?
Don't worry.: If the infection is on the mucous membranes (i.e. "inside"), you can apply it to all of those areas, because those creams are designed to be applied there. If the rash is on regular skin surrounding the vagina & anus, you can go right up to the vaginal & anal openings, but not inside, which might cause irritation and itching. ...Read more
Can a yeast infection in ur belly button make ur stomach area ache? I'm using an anti-fungal cream & baby powder. This is the 3rd day now.
Not unless huge: I would not think so unless the infection was huge and all over abdomen ...Read more
Yeast infection under breast, applying anti-fungal cream. Tiny bruise under breast from scratching, any danger of infection spreading deeper?
Not from a bruise: If you scratched hard enough to cause open sores there'd be a chance of further infection, but most likely it'd be a bacterial infection. ...Read more
I have been getting recurring yeast infections & oral thrush since december. My bloodwork came back fine. My doctor doesn't think this is systematic. I think that it is and I need a long term anti-fungal med to treat it. Can I get feedback?
Controversial: There is no easy answer to that question as there is no hard medical evidence for the "systemic yeast infection." That being said, medicine is an art and I have treated several of my patients with recurrent yeast infections more aggressively with diflucan (fluconazole). I have also done fungal cultures to determine if there is another fungal cause that requires a different anti-fungal medication. ...Read more
Itching around vagina but not vulva. No discharge. Red spots on skin. Over the counter anti fungal cream not working. Can it be a yeast infection?
Need exam: This may be related to a yeast infection, or many other conditions, including sexually transmitted infections or skin diseases. You should get examined by a health care provider to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. You should abstain from intimate, skin-to-skin contact until you have been examined. ...Read more
Improved symtpoms: The discharge is not apparent & vulvar redness, itching & burning are resolving. Hopefully there is no longer pain with urination. ...Read more
Vaginal?: Can apply inside of vagina and to labia. ...Read more
I have a yeast infection and I'm using OTC creams. Are there foods/drinks that I should avoid/use to help?
Probiotics: Probiotics, obtained either from food or supplements, are good bacteria that act protectively within your body. Filling your system with these through regular use inhibits nasty harmful organisms like yeast from growing to begin with. Additional benefits include stronger immunity, better digestion, and even better skin. ...Read more
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