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A 22-year-old female asked:

Okay so i get a lot of yeast infections what can i get over the counter for it ?.. any diet you could recommend?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
"Azole" treatment: Diet won't help. If vaginal yeast has been professionally diagnosed and new sympotms are typical, use one of the many over-the-counter vaginal yeast treatments. Look for active ingredient ending in "azole" (miconazole, teraconazole, & others). Or talk with your doc about taking fluconazole (Diflucan®) by mouth once a week to prevent it. Also discuss possible underlying causes, especially diabetes.

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Last updated Mar 9, 2015

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