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User Reviews for Monistat 1 Vaginal Ointment

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Reviews for Monistat 1 Vaginal Ointment

My vag = Global warming · Taken for less than 1 month January 2, 2016

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “Pretty sure this egg ovule isn't filled with medicine, but a tiny FIRE BREATHING DRAGON that has hatched and is now spewing it's red hot flames all over the walls of my pink canoe. I feel as if I am straddling an active volcano as it erupts inside of my hoo-ha. My lady bits are the new Pompeii. I'm pretty sure this medicine has turned my bits into a furnace. The only relief from what feels like birthing satan himself has been waddling over to my freezer and wedging as many ice cubes as possible between my sizzling meat flaps. The pain of this wretched excuse for medicine can only be compared to mistaking a tampon for a stick of dynamite. Best of luck to my fellow yeasties! RIP to our vaginas.”

4 / 10
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Dovah May 18, 2017

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “Lol don't be such babies. Men are supposed to act like babies. Yes the stuff burns and itches with the medicine. It's supposed to. It's destroying the fungus lol. The product works and it didn't burn and itch for that long. Like I read on one review... we are women crap happens to us and worse stuff than a yeast infection. Toughin up. Buy the product”

10 / 10
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Sammi5 February 7, 2015

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “Once I bought this product I looked up reviews for it afterwards, it greatly discouraged me because it had such poor reviews, I really don't know why, it did exactly what it was supposed to do, in under 24 hours I was relieved of all symptoms. I would highly recommend this product.”

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PeachyMe5 June 24, 2014

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I've had ongoing yeast infection for over 2 months now - I know, it's been too long - but at first I just thought it was dry skin and then I thought it was fungus because I get that sometimes from tanning. Long story short, I went to the clinic, they gave me fluconazole 1 tab, and a vaginal gel to use over 5 days. After these, I got massive cottage cheese (I didn't have it before). The discharge went away after a couple days and I was back at square 1 with dry skin and redness. I used Monistat 1 day treatment last night and slept like a baby- no burning and no discomfort. This morning the redness is mostly gone and dry skin is completely gone. Some of the medicine is coming out with urination but that's normal. I'm very happy with this product.”

8 / 10
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xaprilx2 January 15, 2015

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “This is the best and most effective product I've used. I've had yeast infections before and it takes about a week to be fully recovered. But Monistat 1 day is awesome. I would suggest doing this before bed, there will be leakage for the next few days so a panty liner or pad is suggested. I didn't experience the burning sensation. I applied the ovule at 6:30 pm one evening before showering, the next day I woke up my itch was gone and by 6:30am my yeast infection was clear. Still leakage but less.... the 2nd day it very little to non. So it does work in 1 day. Love it!”

9 / 10
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yeastbegone March 6, 2017

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I picked this up at CVS out of sheer desperation after suffering from a yeast infection for quite some time. I had tried clotrimazole and coconut oil in an attempt to resolve it more gradually, but I caved and bought the 1 day. Of course I looked at reviews after I had inserted it, so mild panic ensued. But! I had a very positive experience, which is what spurred me to write here. I understand if looking at the negative reviews scares you (they scared me too), but all I experienced was a mild warmth and today all seems completely cleared. Just thought I'd share a more positive spin on a product that truly worked for me.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month February 25, 2013

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I've just used the Monistat 1-Day last night at about 11:30pm. Some of it came out during my morning bathroom visit, but there's quite a bit left. I even took a shower after the suggested 9-12 hours. I don't feel all the way well just yet, but I haven't experienced the extreme burning or itching side effects that a lot of people are so upset about. The only way this one day thing can work is if you actively keep up on your health and sugar intake while the medicine does it's work. Take Azo so you don't have to worry about going to the bathroom and do in fact GO to the bathroom when and as soon as you need to. Wipe front to back and wash BEFORE SEX. Not just after.”

8 / 10
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ad54 · Taken for less than 1 month May 22, 2014

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I was nervous about using the one day Monistat because of all the negative reviews I read but you have to remember that everyone reacts differently to everything, so keep that in mind! I used it before I went to bed and I felt some burning about 15-20 minutes after I did it, but that only lasted about an hour and it wasn't intense or anything ridiculously uncomfortable at all. I woke up to take my morning bathroom trip and I didn't feel any of my normal burning or itching when I went pee, so needless to say it does work! I still feel a little itchy but it doesn't burn or irritate me like before and I didn't expect it to cure me completely in one day. I suggest wearing a pad because of the leaking!”

7 / 10
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Fire in the hole · Taken for less than 1 month August 31, 2018

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “The only thing getting me through the most painful, burning, itching I’ve ever felt down there is reading these comments. But laughing makes it burn and itch more. I’m in hour 2 and looking for Benadryl. I can only find kids liquid formula in my house and I’m seriously considering making myself a cocktail of that and whiskey. I’m pretty sure this stuff was concocted by the military to make the enemy talk. “If you don’t tell us, you’re getting a dose of Monistat 1. The EGG.””

1 / 10
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Hot pocket November 14, 2016

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “Let me tell you.. this stuff is not for the weak! My hot pocket was on fire about 30-45 mins after I inserted that devil stick in me. I really think it Made me worse because now it hurts to even put my underwear on. Definitely going with the 3 day cream next time. I've never felt a burn and ich so bad in my life. My hot pocket is literally swollen. Also the medicine ran out of me like ginger ale and Alka-Seltzer's had got together in there and had a party.”

1 / 10
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jaee · Taken for less than 1 month October 27, 2014

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I developed a yeast infection and didn't want to deal with the 7 days of inserting the medicine, so I tried Monistat 1 and after applying it I ready the reviews and they were HORRIBLE! But do not let them scare you because I had little to no burning at all! Just a mild tingling sensation. In two days I started to notice relief. Wear a light panty liner for a few days. This product worked extremely for me, it all depends on how it reacts for you! Definitely try it!”

9 / 10
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Anonymous April 25, 2014

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I used Monistat 1 on a Tuesday for a yeast infection. I am pleased to say that it is now Friday and I am 100% better. I had no increase in discharge, if the ovule is placed correctly then discharge should be minimal. I will warn any users that yeast infections can delay the start of your period based in studies I read. Mine has delayed three days at this point and pregnancy test came up negative. Good luck!”

10 / 10
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B7 April 27, 2015

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “Monistat 1 Day treatment worked for me. Burned and itched for about 4-5 hours when first applied. Drained mostly out for about 3 days after usage. Sometimes it will not drain all the way out, lightly douche with water only to clear the rest if not cleared completely by day 4. Most will clear itself though. No sex during this process. Try to wait until day 5 or until monistat completely drains from the vagina. Overall good product. Any monistat will do the trick for a yeast, whether it's the 1 day 3 day or 7 day.”

8 / 10
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Thankful-Times-10 December 17, 2014

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I had gone to the doctor already and was given a one time use pill for a yeast infection plus antibiotics for a urinary tract infection. The itching and burning continued despite these medicines. I bought this product and decided to try it even after reading the negative reviews. I was desperate and already in the midst of extreme itching and pain so I used it at 1 am when I woke up again due to the irritation. Once I inserted it, I felt immediate relief and I do mean immediate. I don't understand the negative reviews, maybe each person's body reacts differently, but I would highly recommend this product.”

10 / 10
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Shazzy1 December 21, 2014

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “This medicine worked perfectly for me. Itching started late one night so I bought Monistat 1 first thing in the morning. Not even 24 hours later, I was relieved. I had no crazy burning experience or anything...but then again you may have different results if you wait too long to get the medicine.”

10 / 10
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ALz January 25, 2014

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I had a horrible infection-itching, burning, swelling. So I picked up Monistat 1 at the drugstore and inserted it as soon as I came home. The cooling wipes that come with it are a life saver. After about 8 hours I felt a fairly large discharge -assuming that the medicine needs to escape somehow. I felt much less itchy the next day and my swelling went down 100%. However I am on day 3 and while my painful/uncomfortable infection symptoms have completely subsided I am still discharging quite a bit (well, a LOT actually). I'm hoping this is normal, but I may see a doctor if this persists tomorrow.”

7 / 10
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RMBM May 4, 2017

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “First off, I must say "do not be afraid of this product! " It does burn and itch, but it's not as bad as some describe. I was able to work all day after I inserted it. When the burning got bad I just went to the bathroom during my break times and used the cream and wipes. Any medicine at prescribed strength form inserted into you is going to hurt. We as women do so much to our bodies, and this is nothing compared to a lot of these things that are a necessity to our health!”

10 / 10
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Kally12345 April 23, 2017

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “Had an irritating Yeast Infecion for a few days with terrible itchying. Decided to make a doctors appointment for the next morning.. but figured I would try Monistat 1 in the meantime. Put the egg in at 5:30pm... didn't feel much for 3 hours. Became slightly itchy around 9:30 pm but it was definitely bearable and nothing compared to how I had felt the previous days due to the yeast infection. Had discharge (mostly medicine) definitely recommend wearing a pad to bed that night and a little bit the next day as well. Within 24 hours my yeast infection was gone and I was feeling good as new! These reviews all scared me quite a lot but I am very relieved none of the horrible burning/itching happened to me. Would definitely use monistat 1 again!!”

10 / 10
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Jolly Girl Jolly June 26, 2017

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “Omg!!!! My Na Na is on Flames... I almost want to take a brush to it how bad it itches. Here I am thinking I'm going to get some relief after inserting the ovule when the itching and burning increases times 100000000... I almost began to think maybe its more than a yeast but couldn't be because I haven't had sex in years. I'm burning like a Hot Cheeto. They should take this product off the market... its really sucks. Now I'm up during the middle of the night burning and writing this!”

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jns1980 May 26, 2015

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “do not put this thing anywhere near your vagina! all of the stuff you hear about the probiotics in the yogurt on the tampons do that first or go to the doctor and get the prescription for the yeast infection! I am sitting in my house so uncomfortable that I had to call off of work because I can not leave my house because my vag itches and burns so bad. I want to go to the store and get yogurt but I can't stop iching my crotch so that's a problem I am so uncomfortable and before I put this thing and I was fine. Before Monistat I had mild irritation.since I used the Monistat I am now experiencing the worst itching and burning feeling I've ever had between my legs ever!”

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Fire in the hole · Taken for less than 1 month November 10, 2019

“I’m only about 5 hours into this Monistat 1 experience and at this point I don’t even care if it works. Nothing is worth this burn. My poor coochie feels like what I can only imagine as the depths of hell. Hot lava level pain. I read the entire pamphlet and this was not a warning, and after seeing all these reviews of other women experiencing the same it DEFINITELY should be! If you are considering buying this product do not do it! It’s not worth the risk. I’m sitting here at 5 am typing this review because the pain is keeping me awake. I have survived second degree burns on my entire hand before and this is nearly comparable to that, but there is literally nothing I can do about this one except wait it out. The anti itch cream that came with it is worthless and does nothing for me. If you are reading this because you just used the product and are starting to realize something is off, Godspeed to you sister. I wish you luck”

1 / 10
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Anonymous June 9, 2017

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I see there are way too many women crying about the "burning" that this causes and saying using it isn't worth the pain ?? I'm sorry but I would rather have some burning from the medicine for a little while than have a fungal infection in my vagina for weeks. It's not going to go away on its own. I get one every time I get off my period because my pH balance down there goes crazy and I always use this and yes it burns but some of you have given birth - for god sake toughen up.”

10 / 10
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763 April 22, 2015

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I got my first yeast infection when I was 16, my mom went and bought me monistat 7 and it worked great I felt better within a day. About two months ago I got the symptoms of a yeast infection but without the discharge. Unsure of what I had I went and bought monistat 7 again and it burned and itched worse than anything I've felt. I bawled my eyes out and it didn't stop for hours. I continued to take it for 2 more nights with the same symptoms and then went to the gyno that Monday. Turns out I had a bacterial infection and that is why it was burning so horribly. If it burns you to the point where you are In tears GO TO THE DOCTOR! It is probably not a yeast infection!”

9 / 10
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Discomfort gone · Taken for less than 1 month April 17, 2015

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “I had never had a yeast infection in my life until 2 days ago. I decided that I would try monistat 1 because I wanted it gone quickly. I went to the store the morning after symptoms started and I inserted the ovule around 11am and applied the cream. I took a nap for a couple of hours and could already feel some relief from the itching and burning. When I got up, I did feel some slight leaking and I still felt a little discomfort but it was nowhere near what it was earlier that day. I was getting some discharge and a little itching but nothing major. By bed time the itching had gotten a little worse so I applied more cream, took some aleve, and crawled into bed. I got up this morning and all itching/burning is gone. All in less than 24 hours”

10 / 10
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Fully healed · Taken for less than 1 month June 28, 2016

For Vaginal Yeast Infection: “So I realized how people never come back to say if the product actually worked or not. Well I'm here to tell you it does. I used this product about a week ago and came here to write a horrible review on how irritated, sore, raw, burning and itchy I was from it. I started feeling these side effects about 1hr after I put the hellish egg in me. After about 2 days the symptoms went away and fully healed my YI. I am completely back to normal. Bottom line is the product DOES work and can heal your systems fully within 48hrs...only if you're up for the painful side effects. Honestly, if I had the option to use this again I probably would because it works CRAZY fast.”

4 / 10
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