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Can mupirocin ointment, usp 2% be used for a yeast infection?

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heatherdeanne 14 June 2017

Can muripocin be used for yeast infections

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cassiefrass 12 Jan 2013

No. Mupirocin is used as an antibacterial ointment. I recommend (from experience) treating candidiasis (yeast infection) using antifungal topical creams like Clotrimazole or an oral pill prescribed by your doctor like fluconazole. Those pills are so effective that you only need one and within a few days symptoms clear right up. You can buy the creams at any drugstore or even Walmart. Good luck! Hope this helps.

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SHEsevEN4 23 Nov 2014

Yes you can, any where else on skin, alone with antifungal cream, Doctor gave both to me, because it can get infected, but it will not treat yeast infection, the pill is the best for yeast, Doctor will have to call it in for you, one pill last several days and its gone, Best of luck to you !

kaismama 28 Dec 2012

Nooooooooooooooo. You can't use an antibiotic ointment on a yeast infection. If anything you'll make it worse.

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jadejack6 31 Dec 2017

My son was perscribed this medication along with the one you mentioned on conjunction for a yeast infection. We nvr had any issues. free discount card

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