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Monistat For Anal Itch
I'm clear of std's and have taken Fluconazole for possible yeast infection and used Monistat 7. Still having anal/vaginal itch randomly, 1 mth later?
My vagina and anus itches, and it's irritated I been taking antibiotics for UTI. 12 weeks pregnant. Can it be a yeast infection? Can I use monistat?
Reasons for vaginal AND anal itching? (I'm free of std's and used fluconazole and Monistat 7 because I thought the itching was from a yeast infection)
For the past 2 days I've had really bad vaginal itching. I was told to use monistat 7 but it burns/itches 10 times worse when I put it on. Help me.
Hi I have a serious yeast infection and I used monistAt 1 (tioconazole) day cure and itch lastnight but it still burns and itches really bad what should I do?
It takes a few days: Monistat usually is effective against vaginal yeast infection, but it takes a few days. Are you certain of the diagnosis? For such serious symptoms, you should not be treating yourself without professional advice. Additional treatment may be helpful (e.g. steroid cream); and also to make sure it's not something else. For example, initial genital herpes can mimic severe yeast symptoms. Read more
There is tingling around my vagina and my butthole. My buttcrack itches as well. Not sure if it is a yeast infection? Using monistat hasn't helped.
Resistant yeast?: As you suspect, your symptoms are typical for a yeast infection. Some yeasts are resistant to the "azole" drugs like monistat; or maybe it's something else. You'll need to see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and perhaps get a prescription for an alterntative treatment. Good luck! Read more
I had a yeast infection used Monistat 1 (tioconazole) my vaginal area swelled, the swelling went down, and now my vagina itches horribly no discharge, why?
It might: If no improvement after a few days you might consider a different treatment or the need for an evaluation by a gyn Read more
Why does Monistat create a light itching for about 5 to 10 min after initial insertion of the product?
Chemical difference: The chemical difference and ph, inflammatory state of vagina plays a role. Read more
No: You have likely become allergic to one of its ingredients. Read more
Internal: The majority of vaginal yeast unfections will also cause some itching and irritation to the external labia. The majority of labial yeast infections are caused by yeast from inside the vagina. Treat the vaginal yeast problem and it should all go away. Treat only the outside and it will persist much longer. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I finished using Monistat 3 last night, but I'm still experiencing slight itching. Nothing too uncomfortable. Should I give it another day?
Yes: Try for seven day. Keep the area dry and clean. If you get discharge whch is not clear, please get examined. Read more
I just finished using Monistat 3 last night, but itching/burning still persists. Does it take time for the medicine to work? Is another cycle needed?
Could be either: In my experience, it takes longer to clear and more medication than you might expect. Often I treat with an oral anti-yeast/anti-fungal pill for at least a week. Read more
Is normal to have burning and itching following Monistat insertion? Should I continue to use? It's the next day and I feel better. Will it occur again?
No: If your'e having such a reaction it could be that it's not the appropriate medication or the sin is very irritated. I would suggest you see the doctor. Read more
Call your doctor.: This is either a sign that the Monistat did not work, or that you are allergic to the active ingredient another component of the cream. Either way, call your doctor. He or she will decide whether to treat the itching or prescribe another anti-yeast cream, or both. Read more