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Anyone know what is a safe treatment for yeast infection during pregnancy?

Anyone know what is a safe treatment for yeast infection during pregnancy?

Notify obstetrician.: Tell your ob. 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. 7. Try wearing pants that fit loosely. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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Natural yeast infection treatment? I'm allergic to monistat..

Non-azole drugs: There are no "natural" treatments likely to help much. There are non-azole treatments, such as nystatin, caspofungin, and flucytosine. Nystatin is available OTC, I think not the others; your pharmacist can help. Or maybe your allergy isn't to miconazole per se, but other ingredients in the cream; you could try other azoles (clotrimazole, terconazole, etc), or oral fluconazole (Diflucan). ...Read more

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How long should I wait to have sex after treatment of yeast infection?

How long should I wait to have sex after treatment of yeast infection?

comfortable & tx'ed: Until you are no longer uncomfortable. If you have red, irritated, burning tissues - this would not make sex very pleasurable. It is also important to complete the course of treatment to avoid infecting your partner. ...Read more

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What can I do about vaginal odor that came back after yeast infection treatment?

What can I do about vaginal odor that came back after yeast infection treatment?

See your Gyn: Bacterial vaginosis is more likely than yeast. Some yeast treatments will briefly make it seem better. If the yeast medication didn't work, you need to be seen and have an exam to find out for sure what it is. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Do I need treatment for my vaginal yeast infection if i'm not experiencing any symptoms?

No: Vaginal yeast infections do not need to be treated if they are not causing symptoms. Typical symptoms would be vaginal or vulvar itching, thick white discharge and general discomfort. If it is not bothering you it does not need to be treated. ...Read more

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I got a yeast infection on tuesday and took the treatment. Would I be okay to have sex now?

If no sx or discharg: The medication should be completed and you should have no symptoms or discharge. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have white clumps inside of my vagina after I did a vaginal treatment for a yeast infection?

Yeast: The yeast infection itself classically is associated with a discharge described asciottage cheese like and some of the vaginal creams used to treat it can also form white clumps. It is perfectly normal to see these white clumps after vaginal treatment of yeast. Hope this helps and you feel better fast. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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