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A 16-year-old female asked:

I think i have a yeast infection, can it heal on its own? or must i put something to heal it? if so, what are some medicine i can get off the counter?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: I trust that you are talking about yeast vaginitis. Over the counter treatments may be effective. You may wish to get tested for diabetes as that predisposes to yeast infection. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/yeast-infection/basics/treatment/con-20035129

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