Related Questions

Will external monistat cure my vaginal yeast infection or do I have to pair this with other treatments?

Can work. Use the vaginal form of Monistat. It can be very effective. If you choose the short course of treatment, it may not be enough and you might need the 7 day course. There is little to no systemic absorption with intravaginal antifungal meds. Sometimes Monistat does not work, then you can get a Rx for Terazole, also vaginal. If no help, Can take a prescription pill. Read more...

I switched back to Gyne Lotrimin (clotrimazole) to treat vaginal yeast infection because Monistat almost killed me! I had serious side effects from it.?

Is there a question? All medicines may have side effects. Common side effects of Monistat include headache, burning/itching/pain in the vagina or urinary opening, or lower abdominal cramps. If Gyne-Lotrimin works better for you and Monistat caused problems...avoiding Monistat is a good decision. Read more...

My 5 yr old granddaughter has symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection. Can we use Monistat cream on her?

Yeast. it is unusual to have yeast infection at the age of five. It could be irritation due to lack local estrogen hormone in the private area. If you are sure it is yeast, you can safely use monistat. Read more...
Take to pediatrician. Definitely do not assume the diagnosis or attempt to treat it on your own. This child needs to see her pediatrician immediately. Do not treat her first. There are infections other than yeast that could cause this, and some are dangerous. Do not delay! Read more...

I got a yeast infection after my period. I have used Monistat 7 before but went with Monistat 3. I finished my last one last night but still itchy?

Yeast. Approx. 40% patients misdiagnose their vaginal infections. Also, monistat may not be effective against yeast which is resistant to the drug. Therefore, if you still have symptoms, let a provider take a look. You may benefit from oral therapy rather than a vaginal cream. Read more...

I'm clear of std's and have taken Fluconazole for possible yeast infection and used Monistat 7. Still having anal/vaginal itch randomly, 1 mth later?

Re-testing. Get re-tested to see if your treatment actually cured you of the infection! Alternatively get a check up with your regular doctor to see if you might not have something predisposing you to these infections, such as diabetes or an immune disorder. Read more...