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does baking soda help cure a yeast infection

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast cream: Yeast treatment is available over the counter. There are multiple brands and you can get them without a prescription. This is a better options than a ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience in Dentistry
No, minimal if any..: Baking soda won't do much for a yeast infection. It takes some serious medicine to treat either oral, vaginal, or skin. See your PCP. Consider lifesty ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Doesn't: As far as i know baking soda does not treat a yeast infection, it has no anti fungal properties.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Many women find it helpful. Some pharmacies sell ready made baking soda vaginal douches. Otherwise 1 - 2 tablespoons of baking soda miked in about 4 c ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Treat intestines!: Recurrent vaginal yeast is usually caused by yeast overgrowth in our intestines, known as intestinal candidiasis, a common side effect of antibiotics ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. Natur ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience in Cardiology
See your MD: Lysine don't cure fungus . See your md.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Quite possibly: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Do ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: These antibiotics will not help, but may make the situation worse. There are meds that can help. Discuss with your doctor.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No effect: Yeast sometimes is the result of poorly controlled diabetes; if so, keeping blood sugar in control helps prevent and recover from yeast infections. Ot ... Read More
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