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Vaginal yeast infections, also known as candidiasis, are a common female condition. Yeast infections are caused by the fungus candida. This fungus is associated with intense itching, swelling, and irritation. According to the Mayo Clinic, three o[read article]

Tests for Vaginal Yeast Infection

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Pelvic Exam
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Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) Stain
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Vaginal pH Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Vaginal Yeast Infection

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FLUCONAZOLE (floo KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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NYSTATIN (nye STAT in) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina.  More
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TERCONAZOLE (ter KON a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina.  More
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BUTOCONAZOLE (byoo toe KOE na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina.  More
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CLOTRIMAZOLE (kloe TRIM a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Vaginal Yeast Infection

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BUTOCONAZOLE (byoo toe KOE na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina.  More
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TIOCONAZOLE (tye oh KON a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina.  More
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CLOTRIMAZOLE (kloe TRIM a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Vaginal Yeast Infection What's this?

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Lactobacilli are bacteria that normally live in the human small intestine and vagina. Lactobacillus acidophilus is generally considered to be beneficial because it ...  More
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Echinacea species are perennials that belong to the Aster family and originate in eastern North America. Traditionally used for a range of infections and malignanci...  More
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