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Persistent yeast infection unresponsive to one time doses of fluconazole and itraconazole. Now have rash on perineum. Do I need a longer treatment?

Resistant yeast. Some yeast strains are resistant to all the "azole" drugs, and more prolonged treatment won't help. These infections need treatment with other drugs like nystatin, flucytosine, or other drugs. Your diagnosis needs to be confirmed by a doctor who understands resistant yeast; follow his or her advice on treatment. Good luck! Read more...

Persistent yeast infection for two months. Now doc prescribed metronidazole ovules and 4 100 mg itraconazole for one day. How likely will this work?

Mixed infection. The combination of the two drugs indicate that this is not purely a yeast infection as Metronidazole does not treat yeast. Ask your MD for more specific information about the nature of your infection(s) and of course your above question as to the Rx's efficacy. Read more...