Treating vaginal yeast infection while breastfeeding - Doctor answers
Allergic: Please contact your doctor and let her/him decide the best medicine for you. ...Read more
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
See below: Whenever you feel up to it as far as symptoms go. ...Read more
Will external monistat cure my vaginal yeast infection or do I have to pair this with other treatments?
Can work.: Use the vaginal form of Monistat. It can be very effective. If you choose the short course of treatment, it may not be enough and you might need the 7 day course. There is little to no systemic absorption with intravaginal antifungal meds. Sometimes Monistat does not work, then you can get a Rx for Terazole, also vaginal. If no help, Can take a prescription pill. ...Read more
Since I had bladder lift with mesh implant, I been having yeast infection. Can the mesh be causing the vaginal yeast infection?
See doc: Go back to see the doctor that put in the mesh. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with vaginal yeast infection. Does it causes lower pelvic pain and pain with sex? Pain In sex for almost a year?
Every couple months I battle a vaginal yeast infection, last time I even got thrush for the 1st. How do I keep it away? I don't understand : (
Suppression: 1 in 10 women experience recurrent fungal vaginitis for no apparent reason. It is easy to treat and easy to prevent. For those women antifungal medication is prescribed to resolve the infection then is prescribed to take one day each weeks as suppressive therapy to prevent recurrences. That works over 90% of the time. ...Read more
I have a persistent, non-albicans vaginal yeast infection. I have been treated with itracanazole and boric acid. Are there any other treatments?
Candida: This depends entirely on the species of Candida and its potential sensitivity to antifungals. What is more, sometimes it may be difficult to eliminate Candida without co-treatment of your sexual partner. You must also be aware that difficulty in elimination of Candida may be a manifestation of immune deficiency. Have you been tested for HIV? See an infectious diseases expert. Good luck. ...Read more
I just had a vaginal yeast infection few weeks ago for the first time. I used vaginal cream and now today I am feeling itching again. What the problem?
Return: It could be that it has returned and you need to have a few days of oral treatment. ...Read more
Was prescribed Diflucan (fluconazole) 100mg for external vaginal yeast infection To take for 4 days in a row? I read it's very hard on liver. Is this safe?!
It is ok: 100 mg daily for 3 days should be safe, unless you have an underline problem or sensitivity to this medication. ...Read more
Get treated: You can obtain otc creams, or go to your family doctor and get a prescription. ...Read more
Itch & white dischar: You my itch on your vulva and thick white discharge. ...Read more
Yeast infections: 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. If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 day. ...Read more
Yeast: Vaginal yeast infections are caused by a fungus called candida. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex (clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work? See your dr. S/he may order diflucan (fluconazole). ...Read more
If I am going to the bathroom so much, does it have to be a UTI or can a vaginal yeast infection cause that?
I was prescribed lotrisone for a stubborn vaginal yeast infection but am nervous to use it. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?
I have a vaginal yeast infection and I scratched now I have cuts is there anything I can use to heal the cuts that doesn't burn? Like neosporin?
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more