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Is it safe to use an over the counter yeast infection treatment while 7 mos pregnant?

I have called my Dr. but they haven't called back yet and since it's Friday I don't want to be left hangin because I am EXTREMELY uncomfortable.

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:02 PM on Jun. 18, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Use a 7 or 10 day product. The more powerful stuff is too strong!

    Answer by micheledo at 4:04 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • i think monistat topical cream is ok.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 4:04 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • I used Vagistat by my doctor's recommendation. It is a one time cream insertion and works amazingly well.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:05 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • I would call again or maybe your doctor might call you after hours I know mine does if you don't hear from the nurse.
    in the mean time just try to keep it clean and air it out don't wear your panties for now...that is what I would do and have done. :/
    Hope you feel better.

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 4:05 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • My doc recommends the seven day monistat(night-time). I had to take it last time when I was about 8 months. One thing it did to me that I didn't like and would have liked a heads-up on, was it actually began to stimulate contractions. I wasn't able to finish the course because of that. So that's something to watch for.

    Answer by preacherskid at 4:13 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • I was told to use one that doesn't go up inside of you. Use the topical cream only and if it is still bothering you in a few days they can call in a prescription that is safe. The air out is also helpful. Who says you need to wear underwear if you don't have to? It does help to clear it up a bit and make you more comfortable.

    Answer by carmadsmom at 4:14 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • My OB called in a prescription for a tablet for me (diflucan) rather than have me use one of the OTC

    Answer by missanc at 4:31 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

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