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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Mycolog Ii (Overview)

Mycolog II is a corticosteroid/antibiotic combination which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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Does mycolog II cream cure a yeast infection or is it just used for temporary relief? And if so how long will it take to cure a yeast infection?

Does mycolog II cream cure a yeast infection or is it just used for temporary relief? And if so how long will it take to cure a yeast infection?

Yeast "infection": Technically, vaginal yeast "infection" is an overgrowth problem because the natural balance between lactobacilli & yeast has been upset; common causes are antibiotics (kill the lactobacilli), diabetes (more food for the yeast), frequent douching, etc. Mycolog helps decrease the amount of yeast to restore the balance. Many variables determine how long to restore this balance/"cure the infection". ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
17 doctors shared insights

Mycolog Ii (Overview)

Mycolog II is a corticosteroid/antibiotic combination which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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Does mycolog II cream cure a yeast infection or is it just used for temporary relief? And if so how long will it take to cure a yeast infection?

Yeast "infection": Technically, vaginal yeast "infection" is an overgrowth problem because the natural balance between lactobacilli & yeast has been upset; common causes are antibiotics (kill the lactobacilli), diabetes (more food for the yeast), frequent douching, etc. Mycolog helps decrease the amount of yeast to restore the balance. Many variables determine how long to restore this balance/"cure the infection". ...Read more

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Does mycolog II cream cure yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis?

Does mycolog II cream cure yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis?

Yeast infections : Mycolog ii is an anti-fungal and is used for yeast infections. If your treatment fails to relieve your symptoms, you may have BV (bacterial vaginosis) which is usually treated with Flagyl pills/gel or Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cream. See your doc if your symptoms persist for an exam and testing. ...Read more

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I am using mycolog cream for my vagina. Does it work?

I am using mycolog cream for my vagina. Does it work?

It depends what: Your using it for. Please use under physician guidance. ...Read more

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Can I use mycolog 11 for a yeast infection?

Can I use mycolog 11 for a yeast infection?

Discontinued in US: I'm surprised you can even get this nowadays. It is a topical anti fungal (nystatin) but is also has a corticosteroid cream (triamcinolone) that is an effective anti-inflammatory med. It's usually used for fungal skin infections (tinea corpus) with secondary inflammation. You can't or shouldn't use it vaginally.If used in skin areas, call your doc if there's no improvement in 3-4 days. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have oral or vaginal intercourse while using mycolog cream?

Is it safe to have oral or vaginal intercourse while using mycolog cream?

Safe but...: The concept of safety is relative. Mycolog cream will not affect the intercourse, but will most likely not make it pleasant for both you and your partner. Traces of cream will get on his penis and in case of oral sex in his mouth or in your mouth if his penis is smeared with it. I just don't think it's going to be an experience you will look forward to in the future. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will mycolog cream make vaginal burning worse?

Not usually: Mycolog cream is usually very soothing. It shouldn't make your burning worse. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Do nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide treat vulvitis?

Do nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide treat vulvitis?

Fungal types: This medication is an antifungal and anti-inflammatory cream used to treat fungal type of vulvitis. In other words, to treat the yeast on the skin of the vulva. Many times this is used in conjunction with a vaginal yeast medication if yeast are both places. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Nystatin And Triamcinolone (Definition)

Nystatin|triamcinolone is a corticosteroid/antibiotic combination which is a ...Read more