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Vaginal itch, clumpy white discharge, no odor. Took one dose diflucan (fluconazole) yesterday. still itches and uncomfortable especially when sitting. ??

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Dr. Gregory Zengo
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In brief: Diflucan (fluconazole) takes days

Diflucan (fluconazole) takes a few days to treat a more stubborn yeast infection.
Itching indicates that the yeast is deep enough to create enough inflammation to trigger nerve endings. So if after a week, the itching does not go away, i usually recommend using an OTC antifungal cream externally to finish the job. If that does not help, see your GYN.

In brief: Diflucan (fluconazole) takes days

Diflucan (fluconazole) takes a few days to treat a more stubborn yeast infection.
Itching indicates that the yeast is deep enough to create enough inflammation to trigger nerve endings. So if after a week, the itching does not go away, i usually recommend using an OTC antifungal cream externally to finish the job. If that does not help, see your GYN.
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