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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...

I have had recurring vaginal yeast infections. Diflucan (fluconazole) and terzol work for a week or so but infection comes back. Nothing seems to help?

Are you diabetic? See your doctor to check for problems that can predispose to yeast infections;e.g., immune problems, diabetes, heavy or repeated use of broad spectrum antibiotics. Your doctor can run screening lab tests to check on why you have chronic yeast infections. Read more...

22y/of. Monthly vaginal yeast infections. This month hsv2 outbreak also. Superinfection? Low immune system? How2 treat? Ev coconut oil work?

See an OB/GYN. This is not necessarily any immune defect. This can happen to totally normal women. For best management, however, a trained experience clinician with good communication skills would be the best person to discuss this with. Read more...

What usually causes chronic/ recurring vaginal yeast infections?

Multiple. Chronic, recurrent vaginal yeast infections may indicate overuse of antibiotics, perhaps an immune deficiency or can be seen in persons with an HIV infection; may indicate a pre-diabetic or presence of active diabetes, can occur in dark, moist areas or can indicate inadequate treatment of a previous/current infection. Read more...

What can cause recurring vaginal yeast infections even with the use of probiotic?

Intestinal yeast. Recurrent vaginal yeast is usually caused by yeast overgrowth in our intestines, known as intestinal candidiasis, a common side effect of antibiotics ; hormones.This is treated with a low starch diet, probiotics ; antifungal drugs or herbs. See http://www.Huffingtonpost.Com/dr-mark-hyman/yeast-infection-symptoms_b_657354.Html ; http://bit.Ly/1aeoabl. Read more...