A 24-year-old female asked:
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is it advisable to put pure yogurt on our yeast infection on the vagina ? is it true drink cranberry juice help to cure it faster ?

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Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
28 years experience Gynecology
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 yeast infections.
Answered on Jun 11, 2013
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Dr. Martin Raff
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Yeast infection: Fluconazole (Diflucan) should be effective. Cranberry juice will do nothing for yeast infection, but can be quite tasty. Good luck.
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