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Soaking a tampon in yogurt

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Worrisome: Sounds like a self treatment for vaginosis. There may be something in the yogurt that she is reacting to or the original problem may be getting worse. ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: Yogurt will not cure your yeast infection.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
I have no: Earthly idea. Please report back if it is the least bit helpful.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Whaaatt???: I never heard of a yogurt tampon. I can imagine that somebody thought that they could repopulate the vagina with yeast by putting yogurt in there. As ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
The : The best decision you have made thus far is the visit you have scheduled with the gynecologist. You simply may have a bacterial vaginosis (bv) as oppo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Sorry, won't work: Unfortunately, these won't work. And douching, with peroxide or anything else, is a very bad idea, especially for BV. It can flush bacteria into the t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Possibly, but also..: There are many home remedies reported to help bv, though little research to tell what works best.Popular remedies include douching with diluted hydrog ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Evans II
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Heavy bleeding: Yes. Ultimately, you will need to see a gynecologist. But if you are feeling week and dizzy, you should go through the emergency room to see if a tran ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Excessive bleeding: Pregnancy should be checked for. Any gum bleed or excessive bleeding on minor cuts? Clots form if blood stays at one place for some time. Check for an ... Read More
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