Can I take over-the-counter medications for yeast infections while being 30 weeks pregnant?

Depends. Most over the counter creams and troches (or vaginal tablets) are considered safe at 30 weeks. If it's a pill taken by mouth, talk to your obstetrician before taking it.

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I've had frequent yeast infections with this pregnancy and think my husband may have it. What can he take over the counter?

Hygiene. Yeast requires a moist environment with material that it can feed on such as in the vagina Your husband can avoid this by simply bathing and drying himself and maintaining good hygiene. If he still has signs of infection then there is some underlying issue which will require a doctors attention. Read more...

I am 15 weeks pregnant. And I currently have a yeast infection. What could I use that's over-the-counter to treat it?

Talk with OB. You need to see a doctor about your pregnancy if you have not as of yet and you should talk with them about this. Many doctors allow otc remedies but as you are finishing your first trimester you really should have a doc to discuss this with and make sure it is a yeast infection. Read more...

Is there any over-the-counter or home remedies for yeast infections during pregnancy? I'm 13 weeks.

Probably not. There are a lot of "old wives tales tales" about how to take care of this problem & you should not listen to them. Considering your health and the health of your unborn child the best physician to give you the answer to your question is your OB/GYN. Read more...

I'm 30 weeks pregnant and have had a rash in the inside of my elbows for over a month. Is it possible that it is a yeast infection?

Pregnant with a rash. There are many types of rashes and several are specifically associated with pregnancy. You should see your ob/gyn or dermatologist as soon as possible. Read more...
Possible, yes. I'm assuming by "inside of elbows", you mean the opposite side, where they bend. If so, yeast infections do sometimes occur in those areas - but so do other rashes, such as eczema. Most rashes that occur during pregnancy have nothing to do with the pregnancy; but there are several pregnancy-specific rashes. If you've had it for over a month, it's probably time to visit a dermatologist. Read more...

What do you suggest if I am 30 weeks pregnant was diagnosed with a yeast infection wednesday (today's saturday)?

Yeast infection. Meconizole and clotrimazole cream are both over the counter yeast medications and are safe to use during pregnancy. The application is placed in the vagina. Just place the medication with the applicator only a short way in the vagina. Because of pregnancy, a longer time span may be necessary to treat the infection. Read more...
Treat it ! unclear ad to where the lesion is and the cause But treatment is readily available in most cases. Read more...
Treat it. Several over the counter creams are available like mycelex (clotrimazole) and terzol and others. Oral drugs are not safe during pregnancy.if no improvement consult your Ob Doctor. Read more...

Will a yeast infection go away on its own? I'm 30 weeks pregnant and high risk for preterm labor.

I am concerned. You are 30 weeks and high risk, you need to be comfortable sending any and all questions to your doctor or midwife. This is a good question here but a risk this is not yeast. Any uncertainty is unacceptable in your situation. If anyone at the other end of the phone acts annoyed with your questions that is their problem, not yours. Call all questions in to your provider from here on out! good luck. Read more...

30 weeks pregnant high risk for preterm labor and have been put on strict bed rest. Can I use at home treatment for a yeast infection?

Call your Doctor. You are 30 weeks and high risk, you need to be comfortable sending any and all questions to your doctor or midwife. This is a good question here but a risk this is not yeast. Any uncertainty is unacceptable in your situation. If anyone at the other end of the phone acts annoyed with your questions that is their problem, not yours. Call all questions in to your provider from here on out! good luck. Read more...

What is the best over-the-counter medications for a yeast infection?

Yeast. The most widely available otc preparations for yeast infection are the -azole creams such as micanazole (monist at-type drugs). None are as effective as, and are a lot more messy than, the oral Fluconazole pills. Check with your doctor to see if you are a candidate for the "one time, one pill" treatment. Read more...