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Doctor insights on: Monistat 1 Vaginal Agent

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Monistat 1 (Definition)

Monistat-1 is a vaginal agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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Can diaper rash cream work for vaginal irritation?

Can diaper rash cream work for vaginal irritation?

Yes and no: Depends on the cause and location of the irritation. If it is external then yes it might be helpful, if the irritation is internal then you should not use treatments like desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream). See your gyn and determine the cause of irritation. Then the appropriate and safe treatment will be utilized. ...Read more

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Can I shave my vagina before using clotrimazole cream for yeast infection or no?

Can I shave my vagina before using clotrimazole cream for yeast infection or no?

Yes: You may shave, however I would allow at least 12 hours between shaving and using the cream to allow some healing of the area and hair growth beyond the follicle. ...Read more

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Does Anti TB drugs i.e rifampicin & isoniazid cause lump on vulva or outer labia majora?

Does Anti TB drugs i.e rifampicin & isoniazid cause lump on vulva or outer labia majora?

Should not: These medications should not cause lumps like that. Please see a doctor as soon as possible for an exam so that they can fine the cause of these lumps for you. ...Read more

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Does metrogel cleanse the vagina while curing bv?

Does metrogel cleanse the vagina while curing bv?

No: Metrogel contains metronidazole, an antibiotic effective against trichomonas and anaerobic bacteria. As a general rule the vagina will clear itself by secretions and shedding. Some women feel comfortable douching regularly, but many ob/gyn experts disparage this practice. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cause vaginal itching without being a yeast infection?

Can antibiotics cause vaginal itching without being a yeast infection?

VAGINAL ITCHING: ANTIBIOTICS COMMONLY CAUSE VAGINAL ITCHING AS A RESULT OF A YEAST INFECTION BY CANDIDA ORGANISMS. OTHER CAUSES CAN INCLUDE SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, SUCH AS HERPES, GONORRHEA, PINWORMS, AND OTHER THINGS SUCH AS IUDs, AN OLD TAMPON, VARIOUS SOAPS, CONDOM ALLERGY, AND MORE. THE MAIN CAUSE, HOWEVER, IS A YEAST INFECTION. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Does vagisil pH balance wash prevent yeast infections?

Does vagisil pH balance wash prevent yeast infections?

No: No, it makes yeast infection more likely by washing away the normal bacteria that control your pH naturally. ...Read more

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Does yeastrol help to relieve vaginal yeast infections?

Yeast meds: As long as you have canida, any over the counter medicine containing Nystatin will work. ...Read more

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Jock itch/athletes foot/ringworm - can they all use anti-fungals like lotrimin (clotrimazole) af?

Jock itch/athletes foot/ringworm - can they all use anti-fungals like lotrimin (clotrimazole) af?

Yes: They are all fungus and hence can all be treated with an antifungal. I woul advise washing hands though prior to applying the medication on the different body parts. ...Read more

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What cream is better for angular chilitis nystatin or ketoconazole...?

What cream is better for angular chilitis nystatin or ketoconazole...?

Both worked well: Both of these medications have anti-yeast properties and both should help with appropriate use. If one of these is in an ointment form, that is usually less irritating if there are any cracks in the skin. ...Read more

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Long, vigorus oral sex. Both virgins, no stds, no penetration. Burning sensation while urinating, brown discharge, light bleeding, why?

Long, vigorus oral sex. Both virgins, no stds, no penetration. Burning sensation while urinating, brown discharge, light bleeding, why?

UTI: This may be a simple urinary tract infection. Go to your doctor for a urinalysis and see if that's the problem. If it is, a 10 day course of antibiotics should do the trick! ...Read more