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Apple Cider Vinegar Bath Soak
If I take a bath in apple cider vinegar (diluted) after he ejaculates in me does this cut the chances of bv?
No: Bv is naturally in your vagina, along with "yeast." when one or the other gets off balance, the other will 'over grow'. People think of BV and yeast as infections, but they are really just overgrowth of something normal. The fishy smell after intercourse (sex) is as much the semen as it is you. Use condoms to help with that and for safer sex! If you need treatment for bv, see a doctor 1st. ...Read more
YOW!!: Don't believe everything you hear. This would be ineffective at best, and could cause significant irritation to the perianal skin at worst. The basics: increase dietary fiber and fluid (especially water). Avoid straining at stool. Sitz baths are soothing. Stiil ahve concerns? See a colorectal surgeon for an examination and management. ...Read more
This is my first external hemorrhoid, will it just go away on its own? I've been using apple cider vinegar and witch hazel and will start Epsom baths
Had yeast infection, used apple cider vinegar baths, symptoms cleared up. 2 day later having a thick white discharge with mild odor. What could it be
Will folic acid and apple cider vinegar baths get rid of my bv? The tampon in yogurt method did not work.
Possibly, but also..: There are many home remedies reported to help bv, though little research to tell what works best. Popular remedies include douching with diluted hydrogen peroxide, boric acid suppositories, using acidophilus vaginally & taking Folic Acid &b complex orally. At this website- www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/bacterial_vaginosis. Html many people who have had BV discuss their success & failures with treatment. ...Read more
How should you treat a boil naturally that has become infected? I have been taking epsom salt baths and put apple cider vinegar. Will silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) work
-psoriasis on elbows/knees -recently used apple cider vinegar (orally) & olive oil/acv baths -now many bright red spots on thighs and lower leg -help!
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I've heard that using an Apple cider vinegar soak is good to help cure yeast infection. Soaking a cloth and laying over vaginal walls, is this true?
Don't do it: This won't do any good at all and could be irritating and make yeast symptoms worse. Vaginal yeast infections need medical treatment. There are excellent over-the-counter drugs, including single dose oral fluconazole (Diflucan), or any of several vaginal creams -- look for active ingredient ending in "azole". If any doubt about the diagnosis, or if OTC treatment doesn't work, see a doctor. ...Read more
I think I have bacterial vaginosis went to the doctor to get medicine but infection came back it seems like nothing is working. So now I soak in apple cider vinegar for 30 mins hopefully it works.?
BV returns: Bacterial vaginosis recurs in most patients who are treated. It could be because your sexual partner (s) are carriers, or a re-infection with your own vagial flora that was not completely wiped out. There are several different medications for BV, some pills, some gels/creams. If one did not work, maybe try another. Douches are an alternative, but frequently cause UTI or worsening of BV. ...Read more
In food ok: Drinking a little won't hurt, but a large amount as in a guart or so could cause serious ph changes in ur body and can have bad consequences. ...Read more
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Not entirely but...:
Bragg's is raw/unpasteurized whereas I'm fairly sure Heinz is pasteurized. Pasteurization degrades some nutrients and enzymes that are beneficial. Also, Bragg's is organic whereas Heinz is not, and apples are in the EWG "Dirty Dozen" and high in pesticide residues.
Heinz should have many of the same benefits but, given a choice, I recommend Bragg's. ...Read more
Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for more info:. ...Read more
Not so much: Reflux can be serious. Apple cider vinegar is promoted for everything -- and this alone should tell you something. Something as simple as elevating the head of your bed may help more. Staying trim and fit is a plus; you may not be able to eliminate reflux but you can control the symptoms. Your physician knows how to manage it and when to do endoscopy. ...Read more
Apple cider vinegar:
I understand your concern.
Very few people have headaches due to Apple cider vinegar.
It is likely that headache is due to stresses in your journey of life of 42 years, High Blood pressure, Medications or Migraine.
Apple cider vinegar contains Tannins, which may trigger Migraine.
See Physician for Diagnosis and treatment
Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi and Exercise. ...Read more
Probably not: Molluscum contagiosum is not something simple to treat, and especially not using apple cider vinegar. From the medications you are taking now, it may appear to be a nontoxic alternative, but speak to your PCP or dermatologists about more effective treatment choices that don't interfere with your medical conditions or medications. ...Read more
No: Anyone who would tell you something this foolish is ignorant of the basic essentials of human biology. There's nothing "spiritual" about sucker websites. Nothing you can swallow -- no matter how distasteful or disgusting -- will do you nearly so much good as simply staying in good physical shape through aerobic exercise. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hadn't heard that...: I am a big fan of olive oil (extra virgin) as moisturizer for eczema. As I tell my patients, use the olive olive, but don't put your kid in the salad. I have not heard of vinegar as it would seem to dry out the skin, rather than moisturize it. Eczema is a tough disease and keeping the skin moist is key. Good luck... ...Read more
There are many causes of vaginitis. While there is no formal research I know of, many people report apple cider vinegar as being effective for yeast vaginitis and some report it useful for bacterial vaginosis. See http://earthclinic. Com/cures/yeast_infection. Html &
it is certainly safe to try. The site linked above has other home remedies too. ...Read more
It helps many: Cure is a major claim for a condition like seborrhea, which tends to be chronic, but many people report apple cider vinegar to be very helpful. Nothing helps everyone, but earthclinic. Com has a discussion about different home remedies & the seborrhea section has 45 "yeas" and 6 "nays" for apple cider vinegar, a pretty good ratio. See www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/seborrheic_dermatitis. Html#acv_76022. ...Read more
Yes: Apple cider vinegar is touted as a treatment for constipation and many people end up with too much of a good thing. Loose watery bowel movements should tell you to back off. Vinegar is basically Acetic Acid which can interfere with absorption of certain medicines, minerals, and vitamins so always talk to your provider too. ...Read more