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Am I still able to shower or bath?

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Hello There,

I went to my doctor for vaginal thrush and i was given an internal cream that says it takes about three days max to clear it up.

Am I still able to shower or bath normally or should I wait until it works. I'm just worried about washing away the cream, I don't douche or anything.

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replied December 11th, 2010
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A17714
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To have maximum benefit of the cream prescribed, you need to use it 2-3 times a day, keep the area clean and dry. Take bath as usual. Apply the cream after bath again. Avoid douching, avoid wearing tight undergarments. Use loose cotton undergarments.
Take care.

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