Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

J Midwifery Womens Health. 2010;55(3):283-284. 

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What is the Best Treatment for Vulvovaginal Candidiasis?

Most yeast infections are treated with a medicine inserted in your vagina that comes as a cream, suppository, or tablet. The medicines listed here are used for 1 to 7 days. One-day treatments should only be used for mild infections. If you are having a lot of burning or itching you will want to use the medicine for 3 or 7 days. Use the medicine for the entire time, even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too soon can cause the infection to come back Table 1.

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