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Doctor insights on: Monistat Cream For Yeast Infection

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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Does Monistat cream get rid of yeast infections?

Does Monistat cream get rid of yeast infections?

Yes: Yeast is a fungal nfection caused by candida species. Sometimes develop in relationship to oral contraceptive or antibiotic use . Use antifungal cream or suppository or Fluconazole is the treatment . May use Fluconazole for longer than usual 3 days for recurrent infections. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and treating it with Monistat 3. Now my boyfriend is having symptoms. What cream can he use and for how long?

I have a yeast infection and treating it with Monistat 3. Now my boyfriend is having symptoms. What cream can he use and for how long?

Prob not yeast : Yeast is not sexually transmitted and other than jock itch men don't get yeast infections of the penis. It sounds to me like there may be something else going on. The best thing to do is for both of you to schedule a visit for testing. Stds must be excluded. ...Read more

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I still have vaginal swelling after applying Monistat yeast infection cream. What to do?

See your gyn: Or an urgent visit center since your gyn will prob not be in until tues or call your gyn as your gyn or someone else is on call this weekend, could be due to resistant yeast or other type of infection like bacteria or sometimes herpes or dermatitis or allergic reaction to something. ...Read more

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Which Monistat yeast infection cream is right for me? There are different #s. My infection has discharge, cute below vaginal opening. Please help?

Which Monistat yeast infection cream is right for me? There are different #s. My infection has discharge, cute below vaginal opening. Please help?

U reeally need to se: See a gyn or your gyn for an exam and culture as u could have a yeast and bacteria infection at the same time or a a yeast infection with one of the less common strains that may need specific yeast med. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection for the very frist time and I was wondering which would be better for treatment the monistat ovule or the cream?

See doctor: You may use any of the over the counter medications. However, developing yeast infection at your age, even if you are sexually active, warrants being checked for other health issues, especially diabetes. It would be prudent to see your doctor. If you are sexually active use contraceptive all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have been taking fluconazole for 3 days for a yeast infection and I still have itching do I need to refill my script again and buy some Monistat cream?

I have been taking fluconazole for 3 days for a yeast infection and I still have itching do I need to refill my script again and buy some Monistat cream?

No: You should visit your doctor and look for other causes of infection. Generally a single dose of this drug will treat yeast. Only those with recurrent infections or immunologically compromised would need more treatment. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more