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Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Fluconazole (Definition)

Prevents and treats certain fungus infections. Belongs to a class ...Read more


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Can fluconazole be used or effective for sinusitis?

Can fluconazole be used or effective  for sinusitis?

No: Sinusitis involves the most common upper respiratory bacterial pathogens: Streptococcus pneumoniae, moraxella cararrhalis, and haemophilus influenzae. These organisms are bacteria that are treated with antibiotics, but antibiotics not always necessary. Fluconazole is a drug from the azole class of anti fungal medications so not used. See this link for treatment options: http://tinyurl.com/jbovkb ...Read more

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I had tinea used fluconazole and tyza for 3 weeks the infection was gone bt now it has started reappearing and so the itch. what is petmanant cure?

Treat again: Oral treatment is fairly aggressive for tinea but it can certainly reappear as a result of incomplete treatment or a new infection. Simple answer is to treat again. Nothing will guarantee a permanent fix. ...Read more

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Im suffering of genital candidiasis since january I ve used butoconazole and fluconazole The last week i ve taken 5 pills and 9 aplications of cre?

Im suffering of genital candidiasis since january 

I ve used butoconazole and fluconazole   The last week i ve taken 5 pills and 9 aplications of cre?

Local Rx best: Since you have used two products for systemic yeast, it is better to use a local prescribed product to eliminate the yeast. It may require a 14 day Rx. ...Read more

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Just last week I used Monistat 3 to cure my yeast infection and it started to feel better really fast but came right back will fluconazole 100mg work?

Maybe: The fact Monistat helped leads to thinking this is a yeast infection. Many yeast infections are resistant to Monistat and may respond better to fluconazole. However, bacterial vaginosis is more common and will not respond to yeast medications in the long run. If recurrent, have your vaginal pH tested and possibly get cultured. ...Read more

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Vaginal yeast infection since 6 mnths. several doses of fluconazole. infection comes back. vaginal swab +ve for fungus. used pessaries too. itching an?

Vaginal yeast infection since 6 mnths. several doses of fluconazole. infection comes back. vaginal swab +ve for fungus. used pessaries too. itching an?

Preventive treatment: Recurrent Candida vaginitis(CV) is usually due to failure to eradicate the infection rather than reinfection. Candida is part of the normal vaginal flora and is usually asymptomatic. Taking Fluconazole(Diflucan) weekly for 6 months, or OTC anti fungal vaginal creams for 10 days followed by a weekly vaginal suppository or twice weekly cream, can be effective in preventing reoccurrence. ...Read more

Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Diflucan (Definition)

Diflucan is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind ...Read more