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Is it safe....(TMI)

This may be a dumb question but... Is it safe to treat a yeast infection with an over the counter treatment if you have an IUD in place? I called the dr. but they closed for some reason today so I had to leave a message for the on call nurse..
I know for sure that it is a yeast infection. Thanks in advance for your reply.


Asked by Anonymous at 1:53 PM on Nov. 15, 2010 in Health

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Answers (4)
  • you should be fine when i had my iud i treated mine with over the counter medication and did not have any problems

    Answer by his88angel at 1:57 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Yes.

    Your cervix is closed (because things don't need to 'get up there') except when you're at the height of fertility, menstruating or getting ready for birth --and even then, the 'flow' is downwards not upwards.

    Answer by LindaClement at 1:55 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • I believe so. The IUD is in your uterus,and the meds go in the vagina

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 1:56 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Yes.

    Answer by gabrielle_x at 2:08 PM on Nov. 15, 2010