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All Natural Yeast Infection Treatment
Yeast infections: It is possible that if you dilute white vinegar soltuion with water 1 part vinegar and 2-4 parts water the problem will be helped. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Natural approaches: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a yeast infection 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 >>. ...Read more
Best treatment: The best and most effective treatment for yeast is yeast medications you can find in a drug store, or by prescription. Also avoid what makes yeast infection more likely including eating sweets, lots of carbs, fruit juice, soda pop and alcohol. There is a product called yeast arrest that has boric acid in it that might help. ...Read more
Non-azole drugs: There are no "natural" treatments likely to help much. There are non-azole treatments, such as nystatin, caspofungin, and flucytosine. Nystatin is available OTC, I think not the others; your pharmacist can help. Or maybe your allergy isn't to miconazole per se, but other ingredients in the cream; you could try other azoles (clotrimazole, terconazole, etc), or oral fluconazole (Diflucan). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Med eval: Get checked to find out if you in fact have a yeast infection. Garlic is fungicidal. To treat penile yeast infections a man can eat fresh garlic twice a day or take garlic supplements. Sometimes a slice of fresh garlic is rubbed onto the effected area directly. (use a small test dose to ensure that it does not irritate the skin). There are no clinical trials for this use of garlic. ...Read more
Yeast infection won't go away. Been to doctors several times, prescription treatments don't help, have tried natural methods as well. How to fix this?
Options.: Otc meds include monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). Some require maintenance tx. ...Read more
Mouth,skin&genitals: Male yeast infection is not not that common in men with intact immune symptoms, it can happen in any part of body but more common in mouth, skin and genitalia oral yeast is called thrush and in skin can cause rash penile yeast infectionis irritation, itching, and soreness of head of penis and may show white blisters and redness.It may also cause burning durind urination and it is called balanitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed today with yeast infection (1st time ever). Took medication for treatment, but is there anything else to help w/discomfort? Ibupro?
You're right: Yes, ibuprofen is a good choice to help relieve your discomfort while waiting for the infection to resolve with treatment. Naproxen and acetaminophen are 2 other over-the-counter options which would be similarly effective. Naproxen and ibuprofen should not be taken together. Avoid anything intravaginal such as feminine hygiene products (douching) which is more likely to worsen the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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