Top
10
Doctor insights on: Treatment Vaginal Yeast Any Symptoms

Share
1

1
What are some treatments for vaginal yeast infection?

What are some treatments for vaginal yeast infection?

Most are rx: Oral or topical anti candidal medications.Most are prescripttion. ...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


2

2
Are there any home treatments for a vaginal yeast infection?

Are there any home treatments for a vaginal yeast infection?

Yeast infection: There are a large number of over the counter products to treat a vaginal yeast infection. These are generally in cream or suppository form, and come in dosing for one-day, three-day, and seven-day courses of treatment. All courses are similarly successful in treating the condition. ...Read more

3

3
Could you tell me what are some alternative treatments for a vaginal yeast infection?

Could you tell me what are some alternative treatments for a vaginal yeast infection?

Many: Otc: vaginal boric acid capsules. Certain foods: eg. Yogurt or acidophilus milk. Otc: butoconazole, clotrimazole, tioconazole, terconazole. Prescription: diflucan not sure what you used to treat your yeast infection. But the above are all treatments for yeast infection. They are all alternatives to each other or can often be used in conjuction if resistant to treatment. ...Read more

4

4
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

5

5
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

6

6
If vaginal yeast infection does not clear up after using Monistat 3, can I then use Monistat 7? If so, how long should I wait between treatmens?

If vaginal yeast infection does not clear up after using Monistat 3, can I then use Monistat 7? If so, how long should I wait between treatmens?

Try clotimazole: Gyne-Lotrimin can be used after 5 days; however, if not improving get a GYN examination,to rule out any other type of infection. ...Read more

9

9
Do I need treatment for my vaginal yeast infection if i'm not experiencing any symptoms?

No: Vaginal yeast infections do not need to be treated if they are not causing symptoms. Typical symptoms would be vaginal or vulvar itching, thick white discharge and general discomfort. If it is not bothering you it does not need to be treated. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Can a vaginal yeast infection be transmitted sexually? And if so, are symptoms the same for males and females? Same treatment ?

Possible but limited: Men can contact a yeast infection and it can irritate locally but since the environment is so different the infection usually does off on its own in a day or so. They dont usually require treatment. Uncircumcised men can have more trouble with an infection but i usually have their partner use the cream and be intimate to treat both parties. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

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