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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.
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
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
When dealing with vaginitis or any vaginal discharge, douching may make it worse. Do not douche! ...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
Neutrogena glycerine face soap is the best soap for the vulva to avoid irritation. ...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
Avoid douching, which can alter your vaginal ph and lead to foul smelling bacterial colonizations. ...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?
No need to use soap. Always wear cotton undies. Do not ever douche. ...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
The Dr. I saw today confirmed that I have a vaginal yeast infection. She wrote a script for 100mg of diflucan (fluconazole) for 14 days. Isn't this excessive?
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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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