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Are all vaginal infections self-treatable?

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Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Some yeast infections may respond to otc antifungals.
If they dont respond then your doctor will prescribe a stronger antifungal either a cream or pill. Bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas needs to be treated with antibiotics.

In brief: No

Some yeast infections may respond to otc antifungals.
If they dont respond then your doctor will prescribe a stronger antifungal either a cream or pill. Bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas needs to be treated with antibiotics.
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Dr. Theodore Caspe
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Dr. Patricia Roy
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief:

The otc (over-the-counter) meds for vaginal infections are usually directed at susceptible yeast organisms only.
They will not treat bacterial infections, or any kind of std - sexually-transmitted diseases. Get to a doctor, or clinic, and get checked.

In brief:

The otc (over-the-counter) meds for vaginal infections are usually directed at susceptible yeast organisms only.
They will not treat bacterial infections, or any kind of std - sexually-transmitted diseases. Get to a doctor, or clinic, and get checked.
Dr. Patricia Roy
Dr. Patricia Roy
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