How to treat a vaginal yeast infection? What's the best over-the-counter medicine for it?

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What is the best way to treat a vaginal yeast infection/ itching/burning?

Vaginitis. Vaginitis (yeast infection) is the most common gynecologic diagnosis in primary care. Treatment in non-pregnant women who have symptoms is with metronidazole. Getting a rx is important as yeast infections make you more susceptible to contracting stds - chlamydia, gonorrhea, etc. Vaginal Clindamycin cream is another treatment. Over the counter creams may help if you're certain its yeast infection. Read more...
Miconazole. Yeast infections can be treated with an over the counter product called Miconazole (that is the generic name). If however, the symptoms do not resolve with this treatment, they could be due to a different type of infection and would need to be checked out by your doctor. Read more...
Antifungal medicines. There are several products available otc such as vagisil and monistat which can be quite helpful. Gentle cleansing with mild soap/warm water and use of above products. They only work for fungal/yeast infections and nothing else, thus make sure it is the right diagnosis. So, if your symptoms don't get better with such treatment, consult doc for an evaluation..Good luck. Read more...