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Will nystatin cure an anal yeast infection? And what are symptoms of an anal yeast infection

Will nystatin cure an anal yeast infection? And what are symptoms of an anal yeast infection

Oral Nystatin: Oral Nystatin will kill the yeast living in your digestive system and that recontaminates the affected area. Probiotics, yogurt & acidophilus milk will provide bacteria to help restore microbiological balance to the gut. If this doesn't work it may be time to see a physician to check your immune system. ...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


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Will nystatin oral tablet cure a vaginal yeast infection?

Will nystatin oral tablet cure a vaginal yeast infection?

Yes : It is an antifungal although not often used for this. Over the counter creams will work too. ...Read more

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Male yeast infection diagnosed, used nystatin and flucanzole once, symptoms when away, stopped the cream two days after, and now redness is back?

Male yeast infection diagnosed, used nystatin and flucanzole once, symptoms when away, stopped the cream two days after, and now redness is back?

Reinfection: Sometimes when an infection is treated reinfection occurs because the partner is not treated. This can be fixed by communicating with your partner so all persons involved are treated. ...Read more

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How long for nystatin triamcinolone acetonide cream to cure yeast infection?

Only skin yeast infe: Nystatin triamcinolone cream should not be used for vaginal infection. It is a combination steroid and antifungal cream and sometimes used by some to treat yeast infection of skin and it helps control he inflammation while Nystatin controls the yeast infection. How long it takes depends on the severity and site of the infection. Can be few days to longer than a week. ...Read more

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Can I use nystatin ointment on my yeast infection? I'm a 55yr old female.

Yes: Nystatin kills most yeast but there are forms that are ideal for use on the vaginal area. ...Read more

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I have had a topical yeast infection for 6 months. I have been on nystatin and now xologel and it is getting worse. Is there anything else I can do?

I have had a topical yeast infection for 6 months. I have been on nystatin and now xologel and it is getting worse. Is there anything else I can do?

Visit your skin doc: Having a long-standing yeast infection despite medication, I recommend visiting your family physician or dermatologist. Wishing you the very best! ...Read more

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I am on nystatin oral. I squish in mouth and swallow it. Now my Gyn is giving me fluteazole for yeast infection. Should I continue to swallow nystatin?

I am on nystatin oral. I squish in mouth and swallow it. Now my Gyn is giving me fluteazole for yeast infection. Should I continue to swallow nystatin?

Yes: While the oral antifungals work systemically, some times the topical meds like nyststin work better on the surface tissues like in your mouth or GI tract. I'd suggest that you discuss the use of the two drugs simultaeously with your doctor. Hope this helps and you feel better fast. ...Read more

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Recently prescribed with nystatin 100, 000 units vaginal tab for yeast infection. What are the side effects?

Recently prescribed with nystatin 100, 000 units vaginal tab for yeast infection. What are the side effects?

Usually none: Nystatin is used to treat a vaginal yeast infection and usually has no side effects other than a slightly increased vaginal secretion flow as it clears the yeast infection. It is not always effective for a cure. Can try diflucan; requires a prescription. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat yogurt while taking Nystatin tablets? (Tablets prescribed for an external vaginal skin yeast infection)

Is it ok to eat yogurt while taking Nystatin tablets? (Tablets prescribed for an external vaginal skin yeast infection)

Fluconazole: Yes. Fine to take together and should not cause a problem. Keep your yogurt high in probiotics and make sure it is an active culture yogurt. ...Read more

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Was prescribed nystatin tablets for external vaginal skin yeast infection (3 times a day for 21 days). How many days does it take to begin working?

Yeast infection : Should begin working within a day or two. If you haven't had any change in your symptoms by day 3, or if they begin to worse whole on the prescription, give your healthcare provider a call. It could be that it's not a yeast infection, or there might be another process going on as well, requiring a different treatment ...Read more

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Does nystatin and triamcinone acetonide cream treat vaginal yeast infection?

Yes and no: Nystatin is effective against vaginal yeast infections, but triamcinolone cream is not. It tends to relieve the itchy inflammation that goes along with the yeast vaginitis, however. Do not use it alone as it aggravates the yeast infection when used alone. ...Read more

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How long (number of days) should I continue treatment with nystatin and triamcinolone cream for a minor yeast infection?

How long (number of days) should I continue treatment with nystatin and triamcinolone cream for a minor yeast infection?

2-6 weeks: It depends on the infection. For example athlete's foot is treated for six weeks while jock itch is treated for two weeks with ketoconazole. You should call your doctor to clarify the duration of treatment for your type of infection. ...Read more

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On nystatin for oral thrush. Now also have vaginal yeast infection. What can I take for the vaginal yeast infection. I was on antibiotic for 10 days?

On nystatin for oral thrush. Now also have vaginal yeast infection. What can I take for the vaginal yeast infection. I was on antibiotic for 10 days?

Common with some: Antibiotics, use clotrimazole vaginal, unless contraindicated, is an OTC preparation, if no improvement within few days please see your doctor ...Read more

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I have oral thrush and yeast infection. On nystatin for oral and 1 pill dose of fluconazole for other. Can I also get yeast in nose...it itches?

I have oral thrush and yeast infection. On nystatin for oral and 1 pill dose of fluconazole for other. Can I also get yeast in nose...it itches?

Diflcan: Will treat oral thrush as well. Intranasal thrush is not common and likely would only be present is someone with a poor immune system. All the best. ...Read more

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I took diflucan (fluconazole) Wednesday and a dose today for a yeast infection. Also, used the nystatin/steroid cream BID. IS it safe to have intercourse tomorrow?

Yes: But if your partner has not had antifungal cream on his penis it may be contaminated with Candida and he will re-colonize your vagina. ...Read more

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Can I use nystatin triamcinolone acetonide to help with a yeast infection? Can I apply it to the outside of vagina?

Anti-fungal: You want pure anti fungal medications. If this mused drug with Nystatin makes the rash worse you will have to stop using it immediately. ...Read more

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9 mo old diagnosed w/ yeast infection 3 d ago, prescribed nystatin. Rash is worse and we are out of state. Is this emergent?

9 mo old diagnosed w/ yeast infection 3 d ago, prescribed nystatin. Rash is worse and we are out of state. Is this emergent?

Sounds like: The diaper area is getting more irritated and excoriated the ph is becoming acidic. Continue your Nystatin, go get some maalox suspension and apply on the affected areas to offset the acid. You'll be amazed to see the healing and soothing power of the antacid! also, try to use cool water in wiping instead of warm or hot water because it stings! ...Read more

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Got a male yeast infection, prescribed flucanzole and nystatin cream. It's been 4 days and there still redness around head and test. Area. Normal?

Got a male yeast infection, prescribed flucanzole and nystatin cream. It's been 4 days and there still redness around head and test. Area. Normal?

Probably: Really would need to see this to be sure, but it may take a while for the inflammatory reaction to the yeast infection to dissipate. Give it a few more days and if it fails to get better go back and see your doctor. Something else may be going on. ...Read more

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My 6mos boy has a yeast infection for 10 days now. We tried Monistat 7, it burned him; our doc recommended nystatin and after 5 days it's worse. Help

Yeast Infection: If you are sure there is a yeast infection and the child has not responded to topical medications then I would try oral diflucan (fluconazole). Talk to your doctor about a prescription. ...Read more

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Yeast infection from antibiotic was givin nystatin topical for skin (not vaginal)now severly irratated and skin is scaley!! Vagina hole burns! Help?

Yeast: I suggest you try monostat suppository that is over the counter for possible yeast infection that is inside the vagina. If it does not get better you should then make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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My toddler girl has a terrible yeast infection in her diaper area for over 8 weeks now- diflucan, (fluconazole) probiotics, nystatin, nothing seems to work — help!

My toddler girl has a terrible yeast infection in her diaper area for over 8 weeks now- diflucan, (fluconazole) probiotics, nystatin, nothing seems to work — help!

Diaper treatment: Wash affected area with soap and water. Use a hair drier to make sure she is meticulously dry. Leave her bottom open to the air. Use a goose neck lamp over affected area with a 40 watt bulb for 10-15 minutes per hour. The rash should clear up in a couple of days. ...Read more

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19 mo old w/ yeast infection for 2 wks. Tried nystatin, monistat, clotrimazole, zinc oxide, triple paste, maloxx, & no diaper. Not working, its worse.

"diaper rash": A number of conditions cause so called "diaper rash." I wonder about the duration of treatment rendered since 6 different creams, independently or in combination, have been used in 2 weeks period. If no response to Nystatin was observed in a week, the child is unlikely to have yeast infection unless immunocompromised. Seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, and zinc deficiency are other possibilities. ...Read more

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Have vaginal itch for 3 days now after period ended. It's also now become an anal itch as well. No other symptoms. Could it be a yeast infection?

Have vaginal itch for 3 days now after period ended. It's also now become an anal itch as well. No other symptoms. Could it be a yeast infection?

Itching: This could be a yeast infection. There are now some over the counter tests you csn use to determine if it is, otherwise consider seeing your doctor. ...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


Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more