A 40-year-old member asked:
how can you treat vaginal thrush naturally?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
I would recommend...: This natural treatment for the prevention of yeast, which is to use plain yogurt, mix it in a douche bottle (buy a douching kit from the store but don"t use the vinegar solution given) with half/half water. Then use this to irrigate the vagina 2-3 times per week. This will increase the vaginal bacteria called lactobacillus, which will help to prevent yeast infections.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yeast infection: 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. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up.
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What causes recurrent bouts of vaginal thrush?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: When a teen girl or a woman gets repeated vaginal Candida infections, she can be evaluated to see what might be the problem. Sometimes it is a pH (how much acidity is there) imbalance in the vagina, a decrease in "normal flora" (the healthy bacteria that live in the vagina), an immune system problem (inability to prevent yeast overgrowth), a diabetes/sugar problem, etc...
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A 27-year-old female asked:
How to cure a vaginal thrush?
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Pediatrics 41 years experience
Presuming you are: An adult, usually oral antifungal medications are prescribed by your physician. Topical creams may help if needed.Oral is more effective though.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
What's vaginal thrush?
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 44 years experience
Candidal infection: Candida albicans is a natural inhabitant of the mouth and vagina. With stress, use of antibiotics, change of ph or sometimes due to an immune compromised state and uncontrolled diabetes the normal levels of candida increase and result in thrush. If this occurs frequently have it checked by your gynecologist.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Is there an easy natural way to cure vaginal thrush?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 18 years experience
Yes: Your doctor can prescribe diflucan (fluconazole). However it is important to determine the cause of thrush. Have your doctor evaluate you.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
I've tried creams for vaginal thrush but they don't seem to be working. I cannot afford the tablet. What else can I do?
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 40 years experience
Try:: Acid kills the fungus/yeast:
sometimes you'll have to bite the bullet and use tablet meds.
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Last updated Mar 28, 2019
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