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Doctor insights on: Oral Antifungal For Yeast Infection

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Will nystatin oral tablet cure a vaginal yeast infection?

Will nystatin oral tablet cure a vaginal yeast infection?

Yes : It is an antifungal although not often used for this. Over the counter creams will work too. ...Read more

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Can you use triamcinolone acetonide ointment for a yeast infection yeast infection and itching

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Can you use triamcinolone acetonide ointment for a yeast infection yeast infection and itching

No!: Topical corticosteroids inhibit cellular immunity, just exactly the wrong thing for yeast, because it thereby promotes yeast growth, even though its antimflamatory properties make you feel better. Treat yeast with an antifungal after a certain diagnosis has been achieved at your doc's office. ...Read more

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Is fluconazole use for a vaginal yeast infection?

Is fluconazole use for a vaginal yeast infection?

Yes: Fluconazole is an anti-fungal treatment. It treats vaginal yeast infections, which are caused by candida species (yeast). ...Read more

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Vaginal odor after antibiotics for tooth infection and yeast infection?

Vaginal odor after antibiotics for tooth infection  and yeast infection?

Very possible: Antibiotics reduce bacterial levels, often allowing for yeast overgrowth. Antibiotics will reduce spread of bacterial infection, but will not cure an infected tooth. You need actual Dental treatment to affect a cure. Please call your Dentist about the tooth infection and your OBGyn about your yeast infection.. ...Read more

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Is acetonide cream for anal yeast infection?

Is acetonide cream for anal yeast infection?

Triamcinolone: This steroid cream would not treat anal yeast infections, and in fact might make them worse. If, however, used in conjunction with an antifungal preparation it may help to alleviate some of the symptoms associated with yeast infections. ...Read more

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Could diflucan (fluconazole) be used for external yeast infections?

Maybe but .....: Diflucan (fluconazole) would not be the first choice and would only work if the infection were caused by a susceptible yeast infection. Broad spectrum topicals like Clotrimazole would be the first choice. ...Read more

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Can you treat a yeast infection with fluconazole (diflucan)?

Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) is an oral approach to treatment of yeast. It can be prescribed by a medical provider. ...Read more

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Im using vanos cream for yeast infection --okay?

Im using vanos cream for yeast infection --okay?

No: It is steroid cream which will make yeast infection spread worse after a few days. Where is yeast? Try micatiin or lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream instead. Otherwise see physician for prescription cream or pills. ...Read more

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Clotrimazole for yeast infection, is this okay?

Clotrimazole for yeast infection, is this okay?

Yes.: Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication, and it can be used to treat a 'yeast' infection. This drug is the active ingredient in 'lotrimin'. It should not be used by anyone with an allergy to the drug. ...Read more

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Can mupirocin ointmentbe used for bacteria vaginosis / yeast infection?

No: It is used mainly for strep or staph skin infections and not effective against the usual bacterial cause of bacterial vaginosis (gardnerella), it also does not treat a yeast or fungal infection, only certain types of bacteria. ...Read more

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Are there any medications besides diflucan (fluconazole) or miconzole cream for vaginal yeast infections?

Here are some OTC's.: Over- the – counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. ...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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What is an oral yeast infection?

Candida Albicans: An oral yeast infection is an infection of the tissues of the oral cavity caused by candida albicans. The yeast infection is sometimes also referred to as thrush. ...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