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Can adults use desitin for yeast infection ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Waste of time

If used for comfort, it is fine.
However, it has no effect on the germs and will not kill them or permit healing.

In brief: Waste of time

If used for comfort, it is fine.
However, it has no effect on the germs and will not kill them or permit healing.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Desitin

Desitin doesn't treat yeast infection.
It contains zinc oxide that acts as an occlusive barrier. It is likely to make worse yeast infections. You need a medication that is anti-fungal such as monistat or clortrimazole.

In brief: Desitin

Desitin doesn't treat yeast infection.
It contains zinc oxide that acts as an occlusive barrier. It is likely to make worse yeast infections. You need a medication that is anti-fungal such as monistat or clortrimazole.
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