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Treatment for vaginal yeast infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   well i have a question about yeast infections and such
Doctor :   ok
User :   a few days ago I treated myself for one with a one day treatment because I thought I had one.
Doctor :   ok
User :   It was itching but now its not.but when I look there it just looks like tiny balls of slime,sorta milky looking
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   20, F, cook, WV, married
Doctor :   ok
User :   i also take ortho tricyclen lo
Doctor :   ok
User :   i thought maybe it could have been that medicine coming out but it surely should all be gone by now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your query exactly?
User :   is it a yeast infection or something else?
Doctor :   what was the medication that you used?
User :   monistat one day treatment
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Yeast Infection is simply an imbalance of yeast in the vagina caused primarily by an overgrowth of the yeast fungus, Candida albicans.
Doctor :   Candida live in small numbers and is always present in women's bodies
User :   ok
Doctor :   The good news is that a vaginal yeast infection is seldom serious.
Doctor :   it's easily curable with an effective over-the-counter treatment such as MONISTAT® 1 Combination Pack with OVULEâ?¢ insert.
User :   I know but it's like my 3rd one in 2 years
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   We can't promise that you can avoid vaginal
yeast infections altogether.
User :   so now i am treating with a seven day treatment
Doctor :   But, these tips can certainly help
reduce your chances of getting another yeast infection.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   tips can certainly help
reduce your chances of getting another yeast infection.
Doctor :   Dry the outside of your vaginal area thoroughly after a shower, bath, or swim
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice.
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