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What do doctors think is the top over-the-counter medication for a yeast infection?

Some options. I don't am not venturing a guess on this but, here are some products that are good for tx of yeast. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. Read more...

I'm on vacation and I think I may have a yeast infection. Are there any over-the-counter treatments I can buy to get rid of it since I can't see a doc?

Yeast Medicine. Yes, of course. Most treatments for yeast infections are over the counter and do not require a prescription. These are found at the grocery or drug stores around the country. Read more...

I've had a yeast infection for five months now. I've been to the doctor several times. I've been on several medications fromover the counter to prescription. I've tried several homeopathic remedies and I still can't seem to get rid of the yeast infection.

Vaginitis. Presuming you are referring to a vaginal yeast infection there are several things you might try. Make sure you are treated with an agent effective against yeast (like fluconazole) through one menstrual period. Also have your sexual partner (assuming it is a man) use anti-fungal cream on his penis for about a week twice or three times a day. He may be giving it back to you. Read more...
What's the location? If your yeast infection is vaginal, the next question is whether you are wearing panty liners or any other occlusive material. Panty liners increase the ph of that entire location and make you much more prone to yeast infections. Is your infection ongoing or does it resolve and then recur? It's also possible that you might have a strain of candida that is resistant to the usual antifungal meds. Read more...
Cause? Certain things can make women more susceptible to recurrent vaginal yeast infections, like diabetes, drug-resistant yeast, immunosuppression. Please discuss with your doctor. Read more...

My doctor told me that I have a yeast infection. But symptoms still have not gone away and I took the medication pill and creams any ideas why? Help!

Yeast. Some causes of yeast growth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. Let your doctor know if it is not resolving. Read more...