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Should I let my doctor know I’m using vaginal anti-fungal cream?

Even though it is available over-the-counter, you should talk to your doctor about using vaginal anti-fungal cream. Several conditions can materialize, like a bacteral infection, so it is important to have the correct diagnosis before treatment. Depending on your situation, your doctor may wish to recommend a specific treatment option.

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