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Recurrent Vaginal Yeast Infections

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Recurrent Vaginal Yeast Infections

Overview

What are recurrent vaginal yeast infections?

For your vaginal yeast infections to be thought of as recurrent, you must have three or more infections within 1 year. And they must cause symptoms.

How are they treated?

Recurrent vaginal yeast infections are usually treated with several doses of an oral pill or with vaginal medicine for a longer amount of time.

This first treatment may be followed by up to 6 months of maintenance therapy. This could be oral or vaginal medicines.

If symptoms don't improve after treatment, more testing and treatment may be needed.

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Current as of: April 19, 2023

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