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I am 93 years old I have thrush diagnosed by my doctor the

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I am 93 years old I have thrush diagnosed by my doctor the condirtion was cleared BUT it has come back I am not at my home what can I use to stop the irritation please
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: rash appetite ok no fever itching very uncomfortable
JA: How long have you had a fever? Do you have any respiratory symptoms?
Customer: I said there is no fever respiratory ok
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: mild diabetic
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

What is the location of thrush?

How was it treated last time?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
the location of the thrush in=s in the vaginal area and outside the vagina prescribed last time by my doctor was antibiotics and steroid cream
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

You may use Miconazole nitrate 2% over the counter vaginal cream.

This would resolve the symptoms including itching.

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