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Doctor insights on: What Can You Use For A Yeast Infection While Pregnant

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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30 weeks pregnant high risk for preterm labor and have been put on strict bed rest. Can I use at home treatment for a yeast infection?

30 weeks pregnant high risk for preterm labor and have been put on strict bed rest. Can I use at home treatment for a yeast infection?

Call your Doctor: You are 30 weeks and high risk, you need to be comfortable sending any and all questions to your doctor or midwife. This is a good question here but a risk this is not yeast. Any uncertainty is unacceptable in your situation. If anyone at the other end of the phone acts annoyed with your questions that is their problem, not yours. Call all questions in to your provider from here on out! good luck. ...Read more

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Is It Safe To Use Monistat 7(For Yeast Infection) While Pregnant?

Yes: Following vaginal administration, small amounts of Monistat 7 are absorbed into your system. But Problems with the fetus have not been observed. Monistat 7 is a good treatment for yeast during pregnancy. It may weaken latex condoms and diaphragms. ...Read more

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Which type of yeast infection medicines should pregnant women use?

Which type of yeast infection medicines should pregnant women use?

Certainly probiotics: Such as acidophilus may help & can't harm. Most effective would be 7 day course of Miconazole or Clotrimazole antifungal cream or suppositories, . ...Read more

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I am 15 weeks pregnant. And I currently have a yeast infection. What could I use that's over-the-counter to treat it?

Talk with OB: You need to see a doctor about your pregnancy if you have not as of yet and you should talk with them about this. Many doctors allow otc remedies but as you are finishing your first trimester you really should have a doc to discuss this with and make sure it is a yeast infection. ...Read more

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23 weeks pregnant with yeast infection, can I use vagasil?

Ok but....: Vagisil will not treat a yeast infection just temporarily cover up the symptoms. It's best to be checked by your OB and discuss proper treatment if the yeast infection is confirmed on exam. ...Read more

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I'm 6 weeks pregnant and have a yeast infection is it ok to use vagisil?

I'm 6 weeks pregnant and have a yeast infection is it ok to use vagisil?

Vagisil & Pregnancy: Vagisil contains the topical anesthetic benzocaine. It is pregnancy category c drug, which means that risk to the fetus cannot be ruled out. I would recommend not using the medication until you consult with your ob/gyn provider. ...Read more

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It might be a possibility that i'm pregnant, i now got a yeast infection, is it safe to use the vaginal cream to treat it if I am pregnant?

It might be a possibility that i'm pregnant, i now got a yeast infection, is it safe to use the vaginal cream to treat it if I am pregnant?

Yes: Clotrimazole or Miconazole topical creams should be safe and effective in pregnancy. If you are in the first trimester, you should not take oral medications for it. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more