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Does activia help with a yeast infection

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Adjunct only: Your pharmacist, gynecologist or primary care physician can probably recommend something more reliable.
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Messy alternative: If you are experiencing vaginal yeast issues, using an otc anti-fungal cream for 7 nights in the vagina is much more effective. Yogurt with live cult... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Please don't: Yeast medication is available at any pharmacy without a prescription. Monistat is one popular brand but there are many to choose from. Please don't in... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
40 years experience
Levofloxacin: No, it would not. Levaquin (levofloxacin) is an antibiotic and will only help with a bacterial infection. If anything, Levaquin (levofloxacin) might... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Yeast: Anti fungal medications are readily available everywhere in georgia. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is not in any way an anti-fungal medication.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It depends: Where is yest infection you wont to treat?
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
That was not good: you need to be very cautious about what you use on such delicate areas! Warm saltwater soaks may help, avoid using other home remedies and consider s... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Anti-fungal: You want pure anti fungal medications. If this mused drug with Nystatin makes the rash worse you will have to stop using it immediately.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
From colonized Fungu: Usually when our immune system is compromised or suppressed by antibiotics or an illness, the funguses in our system take opportunity to multiply and ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Over the counter med: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection me... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Yeast medication: You can try time and your immune system as well as limiting sugar and yeast in your diet, but typically, due to discomfort, patients prefer medication... Read More
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