Navigation Links
Survey Reveals Roughly 3 in 5 Women May be Mistreating Their Yeast Infections
Date:9/9/2010

SKILLMAN, N.J., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For more information, please go to: http://monistat.presslift.com/yeastinfections.

Few women go through life having never suffered from the uncomfortable symptoms of a yeast infection.  In fact, nearly 3 in 4 (72 percent) women will experience their first yeast infection before age 25. (1)  Furthermore, the incidence of yeast infections is highest among young women ages 18-24 (2), who are new to the category and uncertain about symptoms and available treatment options.  According to a recent survey of women ages 18-24 commissioned by the MONISTAT® Brand, sixty-one percent (61 percent) of young women are unsure about which, if any, over the-counter products can cure a yeast infection.

"Many women don't realize that once they've identified they have a yeast infection they can easily treat it on their own terms," said Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz, a board-certified OB/GYN who practices in Beverly Hills, California.  Dr. Lenz, a partner in the MONISTAT® survey, reviewed the full results and offers the following advice to help cure the confusion around yeast infections:

Cure vs. Care

  • More than 1/3 (37 percent) of women incorrectly believe that treating the symptoms of a yeast infection is the same as curing the infection.

"I see many women who have unsuccessfully tried to treat their yeast infections," said Dr. Lenz.  "One of the biggest mistakes I see my patients make is using external symptom relief creams, such as Vagisil® (3) to treat a yeast infection.  Vagisil®(4) does not cure the infection; it only temporarily masks or relieves symptoms."

Over-the-Counter Cure

  • Thirty-eight percent (38 percent) of women mistakenly beli
    '/>"/>

SOURCE The MONISTAT(R) Brand
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. For Treatment of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, 41 Percent of Surveyed European Hematologist-Oncologists Say MabTheras Favorable Efficacy Profile is the Most Significant Driver of Their Use of This Agent
2. In First- and Second-Line Treatment of Clostridium Difficile Infection, Nearly 70 Percent of Surveyed Infectious Disease Specialists and Internists Will Use Fidaxomicin and Nearly Half Will Use CDA1/CDB1
3. Hot Times in the City: As Summer Temperatures Soar, Pulse of Passion Survey Reveals What Makes Americans Sizzle in Relationships
4. Usability Sciences Corporation Launches WebIQ Pharma - An Intelligent Survey Tool That Allows Pharma Sites to Measure and Improve Website Effectiveness
5. An Acute Migraine Therapy That is Not Contraindicated in Patients With a History of Vascular Disease Would Earn a 45 Percent Patient Share in the United States, According to Surveyed Neurologists
6. Reportlinker Adds U.S. Market for Hearing Aids and Audiology Devices 2010 (Includes Audiologist Survey)
7. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Timoptic(R) (timolol maleate) as Best Brand Name Beta Blocker for Glaucoma: Timoptic Brand is Highest Rated in Survey of Ophthalmologists
8. Partnership for a Drug-Free Americas 21st Annual Teen Survey Shows No Significant Increase in Over-the-Counter Medicine Abuse Rates
9. New Survey Shows Seniors Struggle Under the Weight of Multiple Medication Use
10. Boston Scientific Announces Settlement of DOJ Investigation Relating to Post-Market Surveys Conducted By Guidant
11. Cimzia Draws Even With Simponi at Six Months Post Launch According to Recent BioTrends Survey
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... --  NxStage® Kidney Care, Inc ., a subsidiary of NxStage® ... host the grand opening ceremony of its Oak ... Street on November 20, 2014 from 3pm – 7pm. The ... who are committed to providing patients with enhanced access to ... through more flexible dialysis treatment options.   The ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Calif. , Oct. 30, 2014  Electronic ... dramatically as a result of government initiatives and ... - healthcare providers have invested over the past ... heart of health IT, and U.S. clinicians use ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155278LOGO ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014  Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) ... ended September 30, 2014 on Thursday, November 6, 2014, ... Robin , president and chief executive officer, will host ... 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)/2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (PT). ... audio-only Webcast of the conference call can be accessed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Grand Opening of NxStage Kidney Care Oak Brook IL Center 2Grand Opening of NxStage Kidney Care Oak Brook IL Center 3Electronic Health Record Usability: CIOs Weigh In 2Electronic Health Record Usability: CIOs Weigh In 3Electronic Health Record Usability: CIOs Weigh In 4Nektar to Announce Financial Results for the Third Quarter 2014 on Thursday, November 6, 2014, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets 2
(Date:10/30/2014)... 30, 2014 REV'D Provision Co. announced ... available through a unique service called, The Feed ... empower the everyday athlete. The Feed has taken the ... created a system to pass that information on to ... is now available on The Feed!” says REV’D® marketing ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... hospital system, released today its 2014 third quarter ... hospitals across Texas boasted infection rates of only ... also reported patient satisfaction scores exceeding 98 percent. ... this past quarter, which included rising satisfaction scores,” ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who used stem cells to ... breakthrough could provide a new way to learn more ... The team used human pluripotent stem cells -- which ... -- to grow the functional miniature stomachs, to study ... cause of ulcers and stomach cancer. The miniature ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... -- Many U.S. colleges have indoor tanning salons ... the risk for skin cancer, researchers report. ... women, so colleges should adopt tanning-free policies, to ... "Public health efforts are needed to raise university ... that indoor tanning poses to young adults in ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new vaccine that could ... was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... between the ages of 10 and 25 from invasive ... B bacteria. The bacteria can infect the bloodstream ... and brain. It is a leading cause of bacterial ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Nutrition Experts at TheFeed.com Get REV'D 2Health News:Nutrition Experts at TheFeed.com Get REV'D 3Health News:Victory Healthcare Releases Q3 Satisfaction, Infection Rates 2Health News:Victory Healthcare Releases Q3 Satisfaction, Infection Rates 3Health News:Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study 2Health News:FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis 2
... (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq: ZIXI ), the leader in hosted ... corporate update by its chief executive officer, Rick Spurr. , ... ZixCorp and we are on target to report within the ... are that we should meet our revenue guidance of $7.3 ...
... 7 The National Inflation Association today released the following ... , "It is becoming increasingly likely that health care will ... There is no doubt about it that health care costs ... the government to do something about astronomical health care costs, ...
... , ,PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Fueling the debate ... or repressed memory, Brown University political scientist Ross Cheit ... issue is how to prove whether the memories of ... and then resurface later in life. Cheit,s paper, co-authored ...
... Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC ) today commented ... state,s attempt to close its large budget deficit. ... our programs in California are primarily funded by Medicaid and ... do not expect to experience material funding issues for our ...
... study findings , TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- ... findings that show a reduced-dose schedule for the pneumococcal ... , The current recommended dose schedule for 7-valent pneumococcal ... the age of 6 months, followed by a booster ...
... less pain with conventional operation , TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay ... that can be caused by sciatica didn,t work as well ... expected treatment benefit of a faster rate of recovery from ... double-blind study," according to a report in the July 8 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Zix Corporation CEO Provides Corporate Update for Second Quarter 2009 2Health News:Zix Corporation CEO Provides Corporate Update for Second Quarter 2009 3Health News:Zix Corporation CEO Provides Corporate Update for Second Quarter 2009 4Health News:NIA Says Health Care Will Cause U.S. Dollar Collapse 2Health News:NIA Says Health Care Will Cause U.S. Dollar Collapse 3Health News:Brown professor continues debate over recovered memory 2Health News:Providence Service Corporation Does Not Expect California Budget Issues to Materially Impact Its Business in the State 2Health News:Fewer Shots Could Still Protect Kids From Pneumonia 2Health News:Minimally Invasive Surgery Not Better for Sciatica 2Health News:Minimally Invasive Surgery Not Better for Sciatica 3
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: