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Can you suggest a medicine for vaginal infection?

Can you suggest a medicine for vaginal infection?

Vaginal infection: Women often medicate themselves for suspected yeast infections with over the counter monistat. We see more resistant yeast due to the persistent use of anti fungal agents without a correct diagnosis. Another common cause for a vaginal infection can be bacterial vaginosis, and it has a different treatment. It would be best to see a doctor for a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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Can you recommend an OTC medication for a candida infection?

Can you recommend an OTC medication for a candida infection?

Any drug store: Any of the OTC meds available at most drug stores like Monistat. ...Read more

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What is your opinion of the recommended dosage for diflucan (fluconazole) for an internal yeast infection?

What is your opinion of the recommended dosage for diflucan (fluconazole) for an internal yeast infection?

Depends: Depends on what recommended dose you are talking about and how deep the "internal" infection is, as well as how your kidneys and liver are functioning. We need more information before an appropriate answer can be given. ...Read more

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Please suggest some medication for throat infection.

Please suggest some medication for throat infection.

Sore Throat Treatmen: Majority of sore throats are nonbacterial infections or allergy related. Bacterial infections are only diagnosed thru a culture or with a quick test done in the office. Strep throat is treated with a penicillin type antibiotic or with erythromycin/keflex. Symptomatic treatment can be done with various gargles, throat sprays and use of anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen if tolerated. ...Read more

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Is Monstat or vagisil better for clearing a yeast infection?

Monistat: Vagisil cream is designed to help control itching, but doesn't treat yeast at all. Miconazole (Monistat) is very effective. ...Read more

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What medicine should be prescribe for bacterial vaginitis infections?

What medicine should be prescribe for bacterial vaginitis infections?

A few options: Bacterial vaginosis is caused by a ph balance problem in the vagina. It is most commonly treated by Metronidazole orally, Clindamycin orally, Metronidazole vaginally or tindamax orally. It can also be treated with vaginal boric acid suppositories. ...Read more

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Which medicine for a vaginal yeast infection is most effective?

Topical antifungals: Uncomplicated vulvovaginal candidiasis will usually respond to short courses of intra vaginal nystatin, miconazole, clotrimazole, butoconazole, terconazole or tioconazole most of which are available over the counter. Tablets, suppositories, ointments and creams all appear equally effective. Failure to respond to self treatment should trigger a visit to your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of medication would you recommend for a yeast infection?

Local cream/Diflucan: I prefer 1 diflucan(fucanozole) tablet 150mgm, but antifungal vaginal creams like monitat are also effective. ...Read more

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Would a physician prescribe me an estrogen ring for vaginal dryness?

Would a physician prescribe me an estrogen ring for vaginal dryness?

Right to source: The estrogen ring puts estrogen right where you need it for vaginal dryness. There's no need to take a pill when it's your vaginal wall that needs some increased estrogen. In addition, the risks of vaginal estrogen are a lot lower than oral estrogen. The ring is a great idea for many women, as it's not as messy as some of the vaginal creams. ...Read more

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What is the best medication no prescription needed for a vaginal yeast infection?

Miconazole: Miconazole (Monistat) cream. Identify the cause and have a good idea of the precise diagnosis. Recent antibiotic? Pregnant? Diabetic? ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to use for a yeast infection? Vagisal or monistat?

Monistat: If you believe that you may have a yeast infection, monistat would be the better treatment. Vagisil is used for the itching associated with a yeast infection. If your symptoms do not resolve after using the monistat, be sure to see your doctor because you may have something else going on that needs treating. ...Read more

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Advice for an at home remedy for urinary tract infection that is a possible kidney infection?

Advice for an at home remedy for urinary tract infection that is a possible kidney infection?

Med eval now: I believe in some home remedies but if you are developing possible pyelonephritis, i strongly encourage you seek standard medical care asap. ...Read more

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Is Ampiclox for treating yeast infection or uti?

Ampiclox: This combination of Ampicillin and cloxacillin is generally not available in the usa. It will not be effective in treating yeast infections at all, but could theoretically be used to treat uti. ...Read more

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Can there be an over-the-counter or herbal treatment for yeast infection?

Can there be an over-the-counter or herbal treatment for yeast infection?

Different options: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a yeast infection avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5.Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >>. ...Read more

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Help please! is an internal medicine doctor or an endocrinologist the best for treating thyroids?

Help please! is an internal medicine doctor or an endocrinologist the best for treating thyroids?

Endocrinologist: the internist will be able to evaluate your thyroid, however, if abnormalities are found upon testing, he/she will likely refer you to an endocrinologist for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Any good home remedy for an ear infection that someone might recommend?

Any good home remedy for an ear infection that someone might recommend?

Ear infection: It is somewhat unusual to have an ear infection as an adult. There are several different types of ear infections, though, and this would need to be distinguished before any kind of treatment could be effectively recommended. Need a bit more information on the kinds of symptoms you are suffering. Also, you may need an evaluation to determine what kind of ear infection you have. ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the vagina that can result in discharge, itching, and pain. The cause is usually a change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria or an infection. Reduced estrogen levels after menopause and some skin disorders ...Read more


Dr. Timothy Brown
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Vaginal Infections (Definition)

Vaginal infections is a term for any infection affecting the vagina and can be caused by yeast or bacteria, and may be sexually transmitted. They may result in pain, ...Read more