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Vaginal yeast infections during pregnancy.

@article{Soong2009VaginalYI,
  title={Vaginal yeast infections during pregnancy.},
  author={D. Soong and A. Einarson},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  year={2009},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={
          255-6
        }
}
  • D. Soong, A. Einarson
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien
  • QUESTION My pregnant patients often present with symptomatic vaginal yeast infections. Are the medications commonly used for the management of yeast infections safe to use during pregnancy? ANSWER Existing data indicate that exposure to oral and topical antifungals, topical antiseptics, or corticosteroids during pregnancy is not associated with increased risk of major malformations. Topical azole antifungals are the recommended treatment during pregnancy for at least 7 days owing to increased… CONTINUE READING
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