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Cranberry juice good for yeast infections

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That is used as: A preventive for a urinary tract infection. Cranberry juice contains a lot of sugar which may feed the yeast.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
Gynecology 28 years experience
Antifungal cream: I would just use an over-the-counter antifungal cream as directed. There is no data to support intravaginal use of yogurt or cranberry juice to treat ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yeast infection: Fluconazole (Diflucan) should be effective. Cranberry juice will do nothing for yeast infection, but can be quite tasty. Good luck.
A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 21 years experience
You : You need to see your doctor. Even though some studies have shown that drinking cranberry juice can help prevent urinary tract infections, once you hav... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
A : A yeast infection is possible however your symptoms are, (or rather were) more consistent with a urinary tract infection. Yeast vaginitis typically ca... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Any : Any discharge during pregnancy that is "uncomfortable" should be brought to the attention of your ob/gyn. If it is in fact yeast then it will need to ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Needs testing: A chronic yeast infection (and one that is resistant to appropriate treatment) is concerning and warrants further testing (to make sure it is in fact ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Flavia De la cruz
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
No unless : No, unless you have a history of diabetes. Sustained elevated blood sugar levels caused by ingesting foods with high sugar content (such as cranberry... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cleaning yourself?: If you mean douching, I would stop that to improve vaginal health.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
No: I have not found any evidence that drinking grapefruit juice (or eating grapefruit) will cause a yeast infection. Yeast infections are caused by yeast... Read More

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