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I am pregnant with a yeast infection, are there any over the counter medications I can take?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:44 AM on Jul. 13, 2008 in Health

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  • You can try eating yogurt. The live cultures can help it go away, it also can be applied externally (helps with the itch) I would use plain obviously. I know gross, but I always eat a ton of yogurt when I have taken an antibiotic and I don't get yeast infections anymore. Also, the extra calcium will do you and baby good.

    Answer by Jfort29485 at 12:04 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • Yes you can take vagsil Yeast is very common but the yogurt does work. Check with your doctor as well because he can let you know what it could be causing the infections.

    Answer by FanofJesus at 12:06 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • I got a yeast infection when i was 5 months pregnant and my doctor told me to get monistat 3...which got rid of my yeast infection...this will not hurt you or the baby..

    Answer by JulieFrancesca at 12:27 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • Make sure to check with your OB first. Always check with your OB before doing anything. Most OTC meds will tell you to refer to your doc before taking it.

    Answer by HeatherTurner at 12:34 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • Doctors told me Monistat. Nothing else.

    Answer by Americanmom483 at 4:47 PM on Jul. 13, 2008

  • just call the office and ask. they'll tell you.

    Answer by princezzmommie at 3:01 AM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • My doc just told me pregnant women should stay away from Monistat. She told me to take Clotrimazole based 7 day cream treatments. Though I'm looking up natural ways, and I've found yogurt and garlic as pretty good options (I have neither in the house right now lol)

    Answer by eirejade at 9:16 AM on Aug. 13, 2008

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