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What to do about vaginal yeast infection?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sara Lyons
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: OTC options

If you are fairly confidant it is a yeast infection you can try an over the counter treatment.
If unsure I would see a doctor and if symptoms don't resolve with OTC treatment see a MD.

In brief: OTC options

If you are fairly confidant it is a yeast infection you can try an over the counter treatment.
If unsure I would see a doctor and if symptoms don't resolve with OTC treatment see a MD.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Yeast

If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev.
Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal).

In brief: Yeast

If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev.
Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal).
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