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Is it ok to.Masturbate when under vaginal suppository medication?

Is it ok to.Masturbate when under vaginal suppository medication?

Yes: This should have no impact on absorption of the medicine form your vaginal suppository. ...Read more

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Very urgent question about vaginal suppositories. Are they supposed to seep out?

No: They need to be inserted high enough to allow the medication to absorb and disperse before the delivery vehicle oozes out. ...Read more

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How long does it take a vaginal suppository to melt? I had one put in on thurs. By the dr. It's sunday and i can still feel it.

How long does it take a vaginal suppository to melt? I had one put in on thurs. By the dr. It's sunday and i can still feel it.

Depends: It depends on the type of suppository. Some suppositories are made of gelatin that softens quickly while others are in a more firm form that may take longer. ...Read more

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Can u masterbate with a.Vaginal suppository?

Yes: Almost anything that will comfortably fit can be used for sexual stimulation. But suppositories are soft and dissolve. You might consider trying sex toys which are designed for this purpose and will likely do the job more effectively. ...Read more

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How do you tell if a vaginal suppository is working to clear up candidiasis?

Yeast infx and tx: It's working if your symptoms are getting better. If not, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I need to avoid sex while using vaginal suppository aside from its effects on condoms and the likes?

Why do I need to avoid sex while using vaginal suppository aside from its effects on condoms and the likes?

Because most: vaginal suppositories, except spermicidals, are used to treat infection- sure to spread with intercourse: it's not about the effect on condoms: it's is a logical therapy to cure an infection. ...Read more

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Which date should I trust : The one on my Monistat 7 box (1 month expired) or the date on the vaginal suppositories (good till January 2018) ?

Which date should I trust : The one on my Monistat 7 box (1 month expired) or the date on the vaginal suppositories (good till January 2018) ?

Dates to trust: I assume the dates are correct. Not sure what you mean by trust? I do not know what the regulations are in CA on labeling meds. Most are good for sometime even years after the expiration dates. But to be sure get new ones. ...Read more

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Using boric acid vaginal suppositories does itching get worse before it gets better I'm only on day four and the itching is more bothersome now?

Using boric acid vaginal suppositories does itching get worse before it gets better I'm only on day four and the itching is more bothersome now?

Not typically: One does generally not expect itching to get worse once on treatment. You may need to see you Obgyn to confirm the yeast infection and provide alternative treatment ...Read more

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Are tea tree oil vaginal suppositories safe to use?

Are tea tree oil  vaginal suppositories safe to use?

Not unsafe: But not necessary. If there are symptoms of itching or irritation, it is best to see your gyn for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Can the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD move when using a vaginal suppository?

Not in vagina : An intrauterine device is located in your uterus not your vagina. Putting something in the vagina does not affect an iud. ...Read more

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How many days after taking Lomexin vaginal suppository should I abstain from sexual intercourse?

How many days after taking Lomexin vaginal suppository should I abstain from sexual intercourse?

Not too long: When you insert a suppository give it at least an hour or more before having sex (you can get this in cream form as well and is much more convenient.) By waiting an hour or more it will give the suppository a chance to melt (quite rapidly) from your body heat. ...Read more

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Descriptive diagnosis of my pap smear is non-specific inflammation. What does that mean? I was given vaginal suppository for 6 days.

Descriptive diagnosis of my pap smear is non-specific inflammation. What does that mean? I was given vaginal suppository for 6 days.

Non-specific: This finding is not cancer or precancerous. It means a possible infection or perhaps not. The treatment was possibly to treat a suspected infection. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Does Albothyl Vaginal suppositories or actovegin 80 mg ampoule , interact or contraindicated while using Trileptal 300mg bid ?(on Trileptal for 4yrs).

Not on website: This medication is not available in the US but according the manufacturers website there is no contraindication. You can always clarify with the prescribing doctor in your country who may be more familiar with this medication ...Read more

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Is this safe to breastfeeding while using tea tree vaginal suppository ? Thankyou

Is this safe to breastfeeding while using tea tree vaginal suppository ?
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Use cautiously: As a vaginal treatment while breastfeeding, no clear cut contraindication, during pregnancy it might reduce birth contractions, but ni studies on its effects while breastfeeding, if it doesn't work, please see your doctor for consultation, goodluck ...Read more