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Can I use Nystatin cream usp 100,000 grams per unit for a vaginal yeast infection? Just on the outside or can I use inside? And can I use it pregnant?

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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: YES

It will not harm pregnancy in cream form.

In brief: YES

It will not harm pregnancy in cream form.
Dr. Philip Miller
Dr. Philip Miller
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Dr. Alan Steinbach
Family Medicine

In brief: Safe

because nystatin is not significantly absorbed into the body when applied vaginally, and because its highly selective for fungi (it works as a porin, opening holes in cell membranes) its generally safe.
However, products such as terazole that come in special applicators may be more effective, and still generally safe.

In brief: Safe

because nystatin is not significantly absorbed into the body when applied vaginally, and because its highly selective for fungi (it works as a porin, opening holes in cell membranes) its generally safe.
However, products such as terazole that come in special applicators may be more effective, and still generally safe.
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Dr. Alan Steinbach
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