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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.

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.

Yeast infection: Did the doctor treat you? There are numerous otc products to help with this. If you cannot communicate with your doctor, perhaps your pharmacist will assist. A topical steroid along with the antifungal may be beneficial. ...Read more

Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
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Fungal Nail Infection (Definition)

Fungus is an organism that thrives in a dark, damp environment and can be found on the skin or nails. As we age, we are more prone to developing fungus in our nails. Also diabetics are very commonly seen with fungal nails. There is usually thickness, yellowish discoloration, and the presence of dead tissue under the nail when a person has ...Read more


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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

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Vaginal yeast infection (candidal vaginitis) (Tip)

When dealing with vaginitis or any vaginal discharge, douching may make it worse. Do not douche! ...See more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
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Do not occlude or cover your eyes
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If you have pink eye, wash face towels separately with hot water
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What can happen if i cannot get rid of vaginal yeast infection?

What can happen if  i cannot get rid of vaginal yeast infection?

Irritation: If over the counter agents are not working, see your ob/gyn for more help. There may be other problems leading to the infection or a resistant strain of yeast. Most yeast infections are self limited. ...Read more

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How do I prevent penicillin from giving me a vaginal yeast infection?

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 more

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Dr. Erinn Huffman Dr. Huffman
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Vaginal yeast infection (candidal vaginitis) (Tip)

Neutrogena glycerine face soap is the best soap for the vulva to avoid irritation. ...See more

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Treating Vaginitis (Checklist)

Use condoms
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Cut down on sugary foods
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Exercise daily
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Can I use framecytin creams like soframycin for vaginal yeast infection?

Won't help: soframycin is an antibacterial cream, will not work with yeast infection. You want to use antifungal cream as miconazole, ask your pharmacist about it, good luck ...Read more

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I'm getting rid of a vaginal yeast infection, what causes it and what to do?

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

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Vaginal yeast infection (candidal vaginitis) (Tip)

Avoid douching, which can alter your vaginal ph and lead to foul smelling bacterial colonizations. ...See more

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Treating a Kidney Infection (Checklist)

Call your doctor if you have a fever or back pain
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Begin your antibiotic immediately and complete the entire course
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Drink plenty of fluids to stay well hydrated and to help flush the infection
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Get plenty of rest and sleep to help your body fight the infection
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Good day, Please prescribe something for me that I can buy over the counter to cure vaginal Yeast infection.

Good day, 

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

Dr. Ashley Pierson Dr. Pierson
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Vaginal yeast infection (candidal vaginitis) (Tip)

No need to use soap. Always wear cotton undies. Do not ever douche. ...See more

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Treating Clostridium Difficile Infection (Checklist)

Minimize use of broad spectrum antibiotics, as clostridium difficile infection is a common complication
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Stay out of hospitals as much as possible
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Use probiotics to outcompete the clostridium difficile bacteria
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I was prescribed lotrisone for a stubborn vaginal yeast infection but am nervous to use it. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

I was prescribed lotrisone for a stubborn vaginal yeast infection but am nervous to use it. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

Yes: There is very little downside on using Lotrisone. You need to discuss with your doctor about your concern on medications in the future. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic
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Drink plenty of fluids to help dilute the urine and flush the bladder
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Avoid irritating fluids and food, such as caffeine, citrus, alcohol, and spicy foods
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Take an over-the-counter urinary analgesic for pain and to soothe the bladder
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Dr. Lori Semel
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E Coli Infection (Definition)

E. Coli (escherichia coli) is one of several types of bacteria that normally inhabit the intestine of humans and animals (commensal organism). Some strains of e. Coli are capable of causing disease under certain conditions when the immune system is compromised or disease may result ...Read more


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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