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Does baking soda help cure a yeast infection

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Doesn't: As far as i know baking soda does not treat a yeast infection, it has no anti fungal properties.
A 41-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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. Natur... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: These antibiotics will not help, but may make the situation worse. There are meds that can help. Discuss with your doctor.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No,they will not: cure a yeast infection.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Yeast infections: It sounds as though you believe drinking soda is related to your yeast infection. These two things are not related so feel free to drink the beverage ... Read More