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Doctor insights on: Terconazole Vs Monistat

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Terconazole (Definition)

Terconazole is a vaginal agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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I've been using terconazole 4% cream for 2 days. It's not working. Can i switch to Monistat 3 mid treatment?

Sure: But give the terconazole a little longer. U may still have some sx's for a day or 2 even after infection done. If not better in a few days and did not see a doc there is a chance it's not a yeast infection. It likely is though and u can certainly switch to monistat. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 5 months pregnant and have a yeast infection. Something in Monistat makes me break out and burn and itch bad. Is terconazole 0.4% cream ok to use?

I'm 5 months pregnant and have a yeast infection. Something in Monistat makes me break out and burn and itch bad. Is terconazole 0.4% cream ok to use?

Yes definitely: These are very similar medications that are both used to treat yeast or fungal infections. They are equally as efficacious at doing so. No worries at all. Good luck! ...Read more

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Severe itchy labia majora. Treated with monistat, flagyl, terazol (terconazole) 7, clobestol. Clobestol helped a little but still itching. I'm so scared please help!

Severe itchy labia majora. Treated with monistat, flagyl, terazol (terconazole) 7, clobestol. Clobestol helped a little but still itching. I'm so scared please help!

See a specialist: It might be time to see a specialist as it seems as if you've tried a lot of the common medications. A great book to help you as well, is the v book by elizabeth stewart. Can find used on amazon. It's possible that you have a more complex condition, and also possible that a biopsy would help to rule out lichen sclerosis. Clobetasol is strongest med we have for this. See specialist, good luck. ...Read more

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Can men use Monistat 7?

Can men use Monistat 7?

Monistat: This a vaginal medication, but you could apply it to the surface of the skin if so desired. ...Read more

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How to know if i need monistat-7?

How to know if i need monistat-7?

Do you have a yeast: Infection? Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent.
Your doctor can diagnose accurately. ...Read more

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Can I use Monistat 7 during the day?

You could but: Remember using it during that day may create issues because you will be wiping the area after going to the bathroom. This may make it less effective. Even secretions and gravity effects from being upright might slightly compromise how effective the treatment is, though probably minimally in this case. ...Read more

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Monistat 7 should men use all 7 days?

Monistat 7 should men use all 7 days?

Yeast infection: Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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Can i use Monistat 3 if it is expired?

Yes: Unofficially, most medications are still good for about a year after expiration. In this case, the medication just might not be as effective ...Read more

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How long does Monistat 3 take to work?

Monistat 3: Monistat 3 – notify your doctor if symptoms have not improved within 3 days or have not resolved within seven days. ...Read more

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Can I use a 1 month expired Monistat 7 ?

No problem: It should be entirely safe and effective. Drug expiration dates are very conservative; most remain just fine for several years, assuming they aren't stored in an especially hot place, like a car glove compartment. ...Read more

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How long does it take Monistat 7 to work?

How long does it take Monistat 7 to work?

Yeast Infection: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can i still use Monistat 7 if its expired?

Are we talking: 10 days expired or 10 years expired. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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When do you know if Monistat 7 or other is best?

Experience: The only way i know of is by how well it works for a given individual. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to insert Monistat too far?

Yes: You could traumatize yourself with applicator if not placed gently. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when does Monistat 7 start working?

Monistat: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...Read more

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Can i wash out the discharge from the Monistat out ?

Can i wash out the discharge from the Monistat out ?

No: Monistat is a very sticky substance and is absorbed quickly. You might be able to get a little bit out but the majority will stay on the walls. Just give it a little time and it will be absorbed. If you continue with discharge it may be that the Monistat is not working and you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Yes is use Monistat and it is burning what do I do?

Yes is use  Monistat  and it is burning what do I do?

Discharge: It likely is a yeast infection but could be a few other things. the pH and bacterial make up change during the cycle and this may be why it is happening. You doctor can do simple test to diagnosis and treat it. It could also be a UTi or another cause. ...Read more

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How long does it take for monistat-1 to begin working?

How long does it take for monistat-1 to begin working?

U should start to : Feel better by the next day, but u can have a resistent yeast infection, there are 4 types and the most common type albicans which comprises 80% of all yeast infections should be senitive but the 3 other types can be resistent so u would need another type of med. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to have discharge after using monistat?

Are you supposed to have discharge after using monistat?

Monistat usually : Helps to stop discharge from yeast infection. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you are saying that your discharge did not resolve with Monistat then please consult with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What to do if i been using Monistat 7 and ran out on day 6?

What to do if i been using Monistat 7 and ran out on day 6?

Dont worry if used6d: It may still have done the job, but if the symptoms come back repeat with Monistat 1 (tioconazole). ...Read more