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Vaginal Yeast Infection (Candidal Vaginitis)
How to treat irregular surface of labia majora due to vaginitis? It is like rash but not red in colour. Doctor said in have vaginal yeast infection.
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
I have vaginal yeast infection candida glabrata. Will i be cured with meds. Will i give it to my husband. Thanks.?
Treatable: While other types of candida are more common causes of vaginal candidiasis candida glabrata is not rare. There are several antifungal treatments that can be used and your physicians lab can choose a drug to which this fungus is sensitive. It is not passed sexually from one person to the other. ...Read more
Ask your doctor about vaginitis symptoms before you have tried treating on your own. ...See more
Tell your Doctor: Your health care providers need to know that you are getting yeast infections after antibiotics, specifically the PCN, so they can give you a prescription for a medication that can prevent it from happenning again.Some patients benefit from using OTC monistat at the end of treatment with antibiotics or when they start having first signs of discomfort. However, some will need prescription med. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Douching can increase your risk of vaginitis. ...See 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When dealing with vaginitis or any vaginal discharge, douching may make it worse. Do not douche! ...See more
Please prescribe something for me that I can buy over the counter to cure vaginal Yeast infection.
OTC medications: Monistat ( miconazole) -comes as cream or vaginal suppositories OR Terazole ( terconazole) cream or vaginal suppositories. ...Read more
How much diflucan (fluconazole) dosage and duration do I need to take to treat a severe/complicated vaginal yeast infection?
Most doctors recommend that you do not treat vaginal symptoms yourself. ...See more
I was prescribed lotrisone for a stubborn vaginal yeast infection but am nervous to use it. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?
Can a persistent vaginal yeast infection mean you have hiv? I have tested six times at 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 months. One exposure . Partner neg at 6 months
Don't douche. It can wash the infection up into the uterus and increases the risk of tubal pregnancy. ...See more
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