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Medicines for white discharge from the vagina - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   Hello,
I think I have a Yeast infection...and I have all the symptoms but one...Would Monstat work to get rid of it? I cant go to a doctor becaues I have no insurance at this time. what would work for this problem?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
Doctor :   I read your query
Doctor :   I need more info to get the cause of infection
Doctor :   It could be yeast or some thing else
Doctor :   What is the color of discharge?
User :   yellow/white
Doctor :   Does it smell fishy?
Doctor :   or no smell?
User :   its start too
Doctor :   Does it smell
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How long you have this discharge
User :   about tuesday. I started itch monday night and I found a red spot
Doctor :   ARe you sexually active?
User :   not really, Ive been with the same guy now for 4months now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have diabetes?
User :   no
Doctor :   Now you can try Monstat
Doctor :   apply for 7 days
User :   ok, is it a cream or a pill?
Doctor :   wait plz
User :   ok
Doctor :   It comes in pills
Doctor :   It is Miconazole Nitrate Vaginal Insert (1200 mg)
Doctor :   so insert deeply in vagina
Doctor :   usually 3 day course is fine
Doctor :   But try atleast for 5 days
User :   ok and it will go away after a couple day?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   If it is fungal infection
Doctor :   There are other possibilties of vaginal discharge
Doctor :   like gonorrhoea, chlamidea, Trichomonas
Doctor :   But these are Sexually transmitted infections
Doctor :   These vaginal mexamination and microscopic examination of sample
User :   oh, but make sure my guy so a condoms
Doctor :   Some times Doc will give treatment without tests
Doctor :   Yes that is clever thinking
Doctor :   So try the monostat for five day
User :   but will I still get a infection from that
Doctor :   wait for 10 days
Doctor :   which
Doctor :   u mean from Monostat
User :   from the condom
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   They are safe
User :   ok, thats good, thank you so much for your help
Doctor :   safe sex prevents all these infections
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
User :   that is good to know
User :   thank you again
Doctor :   Please follow the steps
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   you too
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