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I am on day 6 of a 10 day course of antibiotics. Now I have a yeast infection. Can I treat it now or should I wait to finish the antibiotics?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Can start now.
Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev.
Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) is taken once.

In brief: Can start now.
Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev.
Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) is taken once.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Srbislav Brasovan
And in future use probiotics over the counter to prevent yeast infection when on antibiotics
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Good advice.
Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Now is ok
It should be fine to treat it now.

In brief: Now is ok
It should be fine to treat it now.
Dr. William Lizarraga
Dr. William Lizarraga
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Start now
It is ok to start treatment now but it may not resolve completely until the antibiotic is finished.

In brief: Start now
It is ok to start treatment now but it may not resolve completely until the antibiotic is finished.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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