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Monistat 7 Nausea
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
Won't help: Most skin abscesses (boils) are not caused by yeast, the only thing treated by Monistat. No antibiotic cream will help. Depending on exact location (e.g. if this is a Barthoin cyst) it could be an STD like gonorrhea. Whatever the cause, it may require lancing and/or an oral antibotic, especially if large, especially tender, etc. Best to see a doctor for professional evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Sure: You can use Monistat for a documented vaginal yeast infection, but keep in mind it has a higher failure to treat rate then Terazol (terconazole) or other prescription Rx's. Check with your treating OB MD first. ...Read more
Monistat should work: Monistat should still work the same way, with or without masturbation. However, since each person masturbates in his or her own way, it's possible that certain people may be doing things in a way that makes Monistat less effective. So, if masturbation might have caused Monistat to be less effective in a similar past situation, then avoid masturbation this time around. ...Read more
No: You have likely become allergic to one of its ingredients. ...Read more
2 to 3 days: Mother Nature will have completed her "housecleaning" in 2 to 3 days. ...Read more
Yes you can: Yes you can use Monistat 7 3 weeks after giving birth. ...Read more
Burning: Monistat does not normally burn after using. The medication is working if your symptoms (itching, redness, swelling and discharge) goes away. But if you see no relief in 24-48 hours, you will need to be seen in the office for a thorough exam. ...Read more
Can you tell me for the Monistat 7 day treatment do you have to do it at night time or is it okay to do during the day ?
More of the cream: may remain in vagina longer if you are supine and inactive - as one would be if they were sleeping. ...Read more
I'm on my 5th day of Monistat 7 and i'm having some discharge that resembles ovulation discharge. Is this normal? Does this mean its working?
Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more
Vaginal Yeast: Monistat 7 is a 7 day treatment for a vaginal yeast infection. It is used by inserting an applicatorful of the medication in the vagina at bedtime for 7 days. Monistat 3 is used for 3 nights and Monistat 1 (tioconazole) for 1 night. The amount of medication is increased in the shorter timed treatment. Monistat 7 is more effective than the other two treatments for pregnant women and perhaps non pregnant. ...Read more
Possibly: I'm not completely familiar with these products, but i assume Monistat 7 is used for 7 days and Monistat 3 is used for 3 days. I don't know if the quantity of each dose is the same for both or if the strength of the active ingredient is the same. If everything's the same, i'd expect 7 days of treatment to usually work better than 3 days. ...Read more
Monistat: Redness, swelling and pain are resolving with v discharge. ...Read more
Yes: Yes definitely normal to have increased discharge when using vaginal preparations such as the one you describe. Typically will diminish significantly after you stop the medication. ...Read more
Same med: Different concentration, 1 u use for 3 days , 1 for 7. ...Read more
7 day: The seven day treatment works better for most people ...Read more
Please don't: each time you remove a tampon you will be removing medication with it. ...Read more
I used Monistat 7 last night and today ive found slight traces of blood on my liners. Is this normal?
I used a two month expired Monistat 7...Is it safe? I didn't realize it was expired until after i put it in.
Safe. : Not recommended by the manufacturer, but probably just fine if the product has not been abused by extremes of temp or contamination. ...Read more