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What Yeast Infection Treatments Are Available

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Yeast infection treatments can be administered at home with prescription medication or potentially after recommendations from people who have experienced it. Treatment can take effect within a week. …

Yeast infection treatments can be administered at home with prescription medication or potentially after recommendations from people who have experienced it. Treatment can take effect within a week. If your infection is not too severe, you can continue with your home treatment, but if you are experiencing heavy infections, it is important to consult your doctor. There might be some symptoms that means your particular infection is not appropriate for self-treatment or medication.

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  • 1. What Yeast Infection Treatments Are AvailableYeast infection treatments can be administered at home with prescription medication or potentially afterrecommendations from people who have experienced it. Treatment can take effect within a week. If yourinfection is not too severe, you can continue with your home treatment, but if you are experiencing heavyinfections, it is important to consult your doctor. There might be some symptoms that means your particularinfection is not appropriate for self-treatment or medication.You can buy yeast infection treatments over the counter (OTC) in drugstores without a prescription from thedoctor. Some examples of common treatments are: Miconazole, Tioconazole, Butoconazole andClotrimazole.These medications are known as the azole treatments, which block the production of ergosterol. Ergosterolis present in yeast cell walls. In the absence of ergosterol, the yeast cell wall deteriorates and the yeast celldies. Azole treatments are proven safe to use and are known to effectively fight probable symptoms of yeastinfection.Nystatin and amphotericin B. are good treatments, which can be found in Polyene antifungals. Nystatin isknown to be effective for superficial candidal infections and also for thrush while amphotericin B is reservedfor more serious cases of fungal infection. These works by attacking ergosterol in the yeast cell wall.These treatments are applied by topically over a period of 1-7 days, but always read the labels carefully forthe correct application procedure. You should watch carefully in case irritation occurs. If it does, you shoulddiscontinue using the medication immediately. Pregnant women are not advised to use these medicationswithout prescription from their doctors.Other medical treatments include pills, creams, troches, lotions and vaginal depositories. To know the rightand safe option, you should always seek the advice of your doctor.OTC products are useful in treating vaginal yeast infections. They tend to be made up of four activeingredients that stop the spread of yeast infection. These drugs are part of the anti-fungal family, whichworks actively to stop and break down the cell wall of the Candida and bacteria. OTC treatments have beenapproved by the FDA to effectively stop forms of yeast infection, however, it is useful to be aware thatantibiotics may disrupt the balance of healthy bacteria present in the vagina and intestine, which may leadto diarrhea, vaginitis and constipation.It is important to carefully understand and take seriously yeast infection treatment. If it is your first timevisiting your doctor regarding a yeast infection, you should be open and candid with the symptoms that youhave as this will help the doctor determine if your infection is manageable or needs more serioustreatments. When the doctor explains the effects and how the treatments can be handled properly, youshould listen closely so that you can applyDownload your FREE copy of eBook
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