What works against candida krusei vaginal infection?

Clotrimazole. A good drug to try may be topical Clotrimazole (as long as you do not have a known allergy).

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Vaginal swab- heavy growth of Candida krusei. Second candida infection since 2015. Been on oral fluconazole for 4 days. What other tests should I do?

Fluconazole no good. Candida krusei usually is resistant to fluconazole. It's just bad luck, probably with no implications for your general health. You just need a different drug, and also should avoid other "azole" drugs. Unfortunately, C. krusei also can be resistant to some of the common alternate drugs. Ask your doctor about trying nystatin or caspofungin. Your strain can be tested to know which drugs are active. Read more...

Swimming could worse a yeast vaginal infection?

Swimming and yeast. Hello Karla, swimming can cause or worsen a yeast infection. A wet environment promotes the growth of yeasts and so if you do not remove wet swimming clothes promptly or don't dry yourself off then you can worsen a yeast infection. So dry off thoroughly and you should be okay. Read more...

Please help. Have reoccurring vaginal infection/yeast and BV in past 6 months meds stopped working?

Yeast infection. Yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis can both be transmitted back to you by organisms colonizing the surface of your sexual partner's penis. Have him use topical medications to try and reduce or eliminate this carriage, and treat the yeast infection orally with Fluconazole for one month through a menstrual period while he is doing this. Acidify your vagina with whatever your gyn recommends. Read more...

How can I tell the difference between a yeast infection and other vaginal infections like trichinosis?

Vaginitis. A physician can examine the nature of the discharge and send off a culture to the lab for examination. Some physicians can look at the discharge under a microscope in their office to make a diagnosis. Read more...

I went to the ER a week ago w/ a yeast and vaginal infection. I have been taking meds for over a week and its not seeming to get better. When will it?

See a doctor. You might need to see a doctor to get a culture from vagina to send to the lab to find out the true cause. Read more...
Need another med . Not necessarily every medicine work for every one . You might need a change of medicine , so please see a physician , you also might need a vaginal smear to be ruled out for other types of vaginitis. Read more...

Are all vaginal infections ""yeast infections""?

ABSOLUTELY NOT. Yeast is only one cause of vaginal infections, but it is common. Others are caused by bacteria, like gonorrhea and chlamydia, and bacterial vaginosis. Some viruses also bother the vagina, like herpes and hpv. Read more...
No. Yeast infections are fungal infections. The most common is from candida. The other possible infections are from protozoa and bacteria. Viral infections can also occur. Std's are also possible. Read more...