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What can you take for a yeast infection while pregnant?

What can you take for a yeast infection while pregnant?

Yeast infection: Please seek the advice of your ob. However, intravaginal suppositories (monistat) are available otc. For intestinal yeast infection, probiotics should help. Refrain from oral medications like Diflucan (fluconazole) as much as possible during your pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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


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What medication can I take for a yeast infection?

What medication can I take for a yeast infection?

Meds: Yeast infections may be treated with OTC meds such as: Clotrimazole, Miconazole, Butoconazole & Tioconazole. Sometimes prescription of Diflucan (Fluconazole)may be indicated. ...Read more

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What do you take for a yeast infection typically?

What do you take for a yeast infection typically?

Over the counter : Treatment is over the counter found in any pharmacy, in the form of ovule or vaginal cream; it typically takes few days for the symptoms to go away. If this fails, then your doctor can prescribe Fluconazole orally single dose. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a yeast infection to go away?

How long does it take for a yeast infection to go away?

Depends: It depends on the severity and treatment you are getting. Also if this is a recurrent issue, it may be more challenging. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a yeast infection to clear up?

2-3 days: Most yeast infections will begin to resolve (improve) about 2-3 days after treatment has been started. They can be recurrent, especially if medications are not taken for the entire course. Reducing sugar intake, using probiotics, and increasing raw garlic in the diet can help prevent this from happening, ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a yeast infection to go away?

Usually 1 to 2 weeks: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with apporropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...Read more

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What can I take for a yeast infection if runner (don?T want a mess)?

Oral Meds: Use only topical barrier creams on the skin for comfort and take an anti-yeast medicine like Diflucan (fluconazole) by mouth to treat the infection. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a yeast infection to clear up?

With antifungals: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a yeast infection to clear out using yogurt?

Yogert is not a cure: Yogurt does not cure a yeast infection. You will need to use an over the counter medication like monistat or get a prescription from your doctor. If it does not clear see your doctor as it may not be a yeast infection. ...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


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