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I started treatment for a yeast infection. It has been 2 days and i've noticed that my clitoris is white. It doesn't itch, but is this normal?

I started treatment for a yeast infection. It has been 2 days and i've noticed that my clitoris is white. It doesn't itch, but is this normal?

Discoloration: A white discoloration of the vulvar skin and itching makes me think that you may have a skin condition and not yeast. You need to get re-evaluated and ask the dr if you could have lichen sclerosis. This condition is treated different than a yeast infection. ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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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How can I get treatment for a yeast infection?

How can I get treatment for a yeast infection?

Yeast infection : There are many over the counter treatments. If these do not work, you may need anti fungal prescribed by your family practitioner or gyn. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for a yeast infection?

What is a good treatment for a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Yeast infections may be treated with OTC meds such as: Clotrimazole, Miconazole, Butoconazole & Tioconazole. Sometimes prescription of Diflucan (Fluconazole)may be indicated. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for male yeast infection?

What is the treatment for male yeast infection?

Yeast Infection: There is nothing different for male or female yeast infection. Commonly it refers to candida infection, which can be mild eg oral thrush in a baby, or candida in blood or catheter of a seriously ill patient. Other terminology used for yeast infection are: mycosis, fungal/tinea infection, etc. Treatment depends on site, severity and type of species. Your painful urination needs evaluation by md. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC treatment for a yeast infection.

Here's a list.: These are reasonable choices: Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex (clotrimazole) Gynezol or Femstat (butoconazole) Monistat (miconazole nitrate) Vagistat-1 (tioconazole). If your symptoms persist after treatment, you might have the wrong diagnosis, since other disorders can resemble vaginal yeast infection. If symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is an effective treatment for suspected yeast infection?

What is an effective treatment for suspected yeast infection?

Diflucan (fluconazole): The best treatment is diflucan (fluconazole). One Diflucan (fluconazole) tablet will wipe it out within 24 hours. A really bad yeast infection may require two tabs over two days. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best treatment for a yeast infection?

Diflucan (fluconazole) can be: Very effective. Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). ...Read more

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Can I use another 1 day/night treatment for my yeast infection or should I wait?

Inadequate info: What have you already used? How long has it been since tx ended? Is this a verified yeast infection? 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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What is the best over-the-counter treatment for a yeast infection?

Antifungal: If you have been previously diagnosed by a doctor with a yeast infection then common anti-fungal vaginal remedies include 1 day, 3 days, 7 days regimens ( monistat, Gyne-Lotrimin etc). These all work well just be sure to complete regimen. Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis if this is your first infection. Take care of yourself. ...Read more

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I received treatment for a yeast infection 3 dosages for 3 nights I completed treatment today How long before I'm okay? Terconazole 3-day regimen 0.8%

I received treatment for a yeast infection 3 dosages for 3 nights I completed treatment today How long before I'm okay? Terconazole 3-day regimen 0.8%

More: I typically recommend a 5 or 7 day treatment when my patients have a yeast infection. Sometimes the 1 or 3 day treatments aren't sufficient. If you've completed the 3 day treatment and your symptoms (pain or itching) are gone, then hopefully you've been fully treated. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more