My yeast infection will not go away, what do I do?

Recalictrant Yeast. Infection. If your yeast infection is not responding to over the counter medications or has become chronic then simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation.

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I am pregnant and my yeast infection will not go away. My doctor said there isn't anything else I can do, I've used topical creams only, is this true?

Oral fluconazole? Fluconazole is usually effective against vaginal yeast in a single dose by mouth. Higher doses may be risky in pregnancy, but only in the first trimester; single doses are generally considered safe throughout pregnancy (http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm266030.htm). OTOH, some yeasts are resistant to fluconazole and all "azole" drugs, but still there are other options. Discuss again w/ doctor. Read more...

I have been examined by a doctor. I have a yeast Infection that will not go away. I have been prescribed fluconazole. Pill after pill. I have used Min?

See a gynecologist. You need to begin by seeing a gynecologist who will do an exam to ensure that it is really a yeast infection and not something like lichen sclerosus. If it is, and if it is persistent despite fluconazole, then you need to see a physician who can check your immune system; your primary care physician can help refer you to this type of doctor. Read more...
Yeast infection. You may want to get checked for an autoimmune disorder or other causes of a suppressed immune system if you continue to struggle with recurrent infections. Read more...

I have had a terrible yeast infection for the last couple of months. Doctor gave me antibiotics, I have used creams, etc. It will not go away. Advice?

See below. You probably have candida glabrata and you will need extended treatment. Read more...
Depends . If u have the right diagnosis. You may need Diflucan (fluconazole) 200 mg every other day for 2-3 doses. It may not be yeast, however, it could be bacterial and treated for yeast or something else. It's not usual to have a yeast infection that long. You might wanna go see your doc. Read more...

I've had a yeast infection for 4-5 years, will it ever go away?

Several things. Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. Read more...

I have a yeast infection what can I do to make it go away with no medicine?

Boric acid,probiotic. There are many home remedies that can help to treat yeast infections including boric acid (available at pharmacies over the counter), acidophilus and apple cider vinegar. For details on how these can be used and stories of what did and did not work for others see http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/yeast_infection.html. Read more...

I think I got a yeast infection from my girlfriend, will this just go away over time?

Not likely. This should be treated with a topical anti-fungal ointment or cream, and continued until after your girlfriend's yeast infection has been successfully treated or you will simply be passing this back and forth. Read more...

What can I do or take to make an yeast infection go away? Ps it's my first time having it please help asap

A few options. A one-time application or one-to-three-day regimen of an antifungal cream, ointment, tablet or suppository effectively clears a yeast infection in most cases. The medication of choice is from a class of drugs called the azoles; these include Butoconazole (gynazole-1), Clotrimazole (gyne-lotrimin), Miconazole (monistat 3) and terconazole (terazol 3). These meds are available by prescription or otc. Read more...