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Monistat For Anal Itch
Have vulva itch and anal itch. Have used clomitrazole yeast cream for a few weeks but itch still persists. Could this still be yeast?
Equivalent : The Otc formulations are equivalent. Anecdotally, I have good luck with both. Buy generic and whatever is least expensive! ...Read more
Maybe: Itching cream may give symptom relief, but you need to find the cause. See your family doctor. ...Read more
There are causes: For itching other than infection. Causes of vaginal itching include yeast infections; vaginitis; contact w chemicals (douches, detergent, feminine spray, contraceptive foam/ jelly or ointments or creams); stress; pinworm; menopause (vaginal drying); precancerous lesions ; stress. See your doctor if uncertain about the cause of your itching. ...Read more
What is better for yeast infection treatment, Monistat 1, (tioconazole) Monistat 3, or Monistat 7?
Keep dry: Jock itch can be caused by bacteria, yeast, or fungus. It's often unbearably itchy. Here are 5 things you can try: 1. Hydrocortisone 1% cream (relieves itching) 2. Clotrimazole cream (treats yeast and fungus) 3. Benzoyl peroxide 5% wash (treats bacteria) 4. Spray antiperspirant (keeps dry) 5. Medicated powder (keeps dry and soothes). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does vagisil work for yeast infections, thrush, irritation, itchiness, redness, burning on the vagina?
Vagisil: Vagisil is an otc (over the counter) preparation only, and has no antifungal medication in it, so it won't "treat" a yeast infection. It is a mild topical anesthetic (benzocaine) and merely treats the symptoms. You will need a prescription from your doctor to treat the yeast, if present. ...Read more
Evaluation: It's best, at 66, to be seen by a doctor for vaginal itching. Most common reason, of course, would be yeast infection. Other possibilities would be lichen sclerosis or vaginal atrophy, for example. A doctor with an exam, however, can give you the best possible assessment. Good luck! ...Read more
Would Monistat 1 (tioconazole) treat trich or BV symptoms. If Monistat works on itch and there was no odor/discharge, just itch/soreness was it a yeast infection?
Most likely not.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more
Have anal itch for 9 days during and after treating what I thought was a yeast infection. Vaginal itch has subsided but anal itch remains.
Need more info: Did you see a doctor who is treating you for a yeast infection? Why do you think you have a vaginal / perianal yeast infection? Do you have diabetes? Do you notice any anal discharge / vaginal discharge? Do you have hemorrhoids? I need more information to be able to help you. Please try a HealthTap Consult to get more info. ...Read more