Vaginal Yeast Infections (cont.)
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When To Call a Doctor
Use the following guidelines for seeking medical care when you have vaginal symptoms.
Call your doctor immediately if you:
Call your doctor for an appointment within 1 week if you:
If you are sure your symptoms are caused by a vaginal yeast infection, waiting several days to see if the symptoms clear up on their own is not harmful, especially if you expect your menstrual period within that time. Sometimes a menstrual period will relieve the symptoms of a mild yeast infection. If your symptoms continue, you can use nonprescription medicine. If symptoms continue after treatment, see your doctor.
Who to see
Health professionals who can diagnose and treat a vaginal yeast infection include:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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