Caution About Fluconazole for Vaginal Candidiasis During Pregnancy

Questions often come up about treating oral or vaginal candidiasis.

Oral candidiasis, or thrush, is more common in people who use steroids or broad-spectrum antibiotics, wear dentures, or have diabetes.

For mild cases, give oral clotrimazole troches 5 times/day or "swish and swallow" nystatin 4 times/day...for 7 to 14 days.

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