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Can you tell me exactly when is the best time to cure a yeast infection?

Can you tell me exactly when is the best time to cure a yeast infection?

NOW: The faster you begin treating your yeast infection, the faster you start to feel better. Yeast can be treated when you have your period and when you don't have your period. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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For what length of time do probiotics take to cure yeast infection?

It depends: All probiotics are not the same and it depends and some probiotics are useless and do not work at all for vaginal yeast infection and others which are sometime and somewhat effective may take days to weeks if they work in my opinion. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a yeast infection and an uti at the same time and it be cured by the same antibiotic?

Is it possible to have a yeast infection and an uti at the same time and it be cured by the same antibiotic?

Different treatments: Women can have urinary tract infection and vaginal yeast infections at the same time. However, there is overlap in symptoms, so you might have one or the other, not both. UTI and yeast respond to entirely different kinds of antibiotics. Neither one will treat the other. See your doctor to sort this out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Yeast infection every time after end of my period! what are the causes and how do I get cured?

Many different cause: Recurrent yeast can be treated. I advise you to discuss with your physician. There are many different treatment plans which can help. ...Read more

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For what length of time do I need to wait before having sex after taking diflucan (fluconazole) to cure yeast infection?

For what length of time do I need to wait before having sex after taking diflucan (fluconazole) to cure yeast infection?

Sxs resolved: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to cure a bad yeast infection taking fluconazole 150mg daily (1 week of taking so far). also do headaches tamper down.?

Vaginal Yeast ?: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. Vaginal yeast infections are not usually associated with headaches. ...Read more

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How can I cure a yeast infection?

How can I  cure a yeast infection?

Antifungal: You can either use over the counter creams or a prescription for Diflucan (fluconazole) from your doctor. It's a pill you take once. ...Read more

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How can I cure a yeast infection at home?

Yeast: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gynazole, Femcare, Gyne-lotrimin & Mycelex. OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). ...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