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Does Vagisil work for a yeast infection?

Is Vagisil Good for Yeast Infections?

Is Vagisil Good for Yeast Infections?   If you’re looking for over-the-counter medication for vaginal yeast infection, Vagisil can provide a quick solution for the itching skin around your vulva, but it won’t help you get rid of the infection for good.   Vagisil cream contains benzocaine and resorcinol, numbing compounds which block nerve signals in your […]

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What is a vaginal yeast infection?

What is a Vaginal Yeast Infection?

What is a vaginal yeast infection?     One of the most common infections in women is a vaginal yeast infection. The infection is caused by the organism called Candida, which is actually a fungus. Also referred to as vaginal candidiasis, this yeast infection can present with watery vaginal discharge, irritation and intense itching of the […]

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Does Fluconazole Work for Vaginal Yeast Infection

Does Fluconazole Work for Vaginal Yeast Infection?

Does Fluconazole Work for Vaginal Yeast Infection?   In this article I’ll take a closer look at Fluconazole (sold as Diflucan), a common oral antifungal medication prescribed for vaginal yeast infection.   Studies show that a single dose of fluconazole (150mg) is effective in up to 80% of women with a vaginal yeast infection, which means that in […]

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Medications

Medications for Vaginal Yeast Infection: Vaginal Suppositories and Creams   There are many kinds of medication for vaginal yeast infection available on the market. Your yeast infection will usually clear within a few days when treated with over the counter medications.   This type of medication is generally safe to use, but may occasionally trigger […]

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