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Doctor insights on: Apple Cider Vinegar Remedy For Urinary Tract Infections

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I have a yeat infection which I used the mobistar 3 day treatment and have lingering symptom will raw apple cider vinegar work?

I have a yeat infection which I used the mobistar 3 day treatment and have lingering symptom will raw apple cider vinegar work?

Yeast: Perhaps the diagnosis was incorrect, you had more than one infection at the same time, the medication you used was ineffective, or some other factor. Apple cider vinegar is not likely to solve this problem. Go see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Infection (Definition)

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


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How long is it supposed to it take apple cider vinegar to get rid of a uti?

How long is it supposed to it take apple cider vinegar to get rid of a uti?

Not: There is no evidence that apple cider vinegar will cure a uti. Generally speaking, increasing fluids and cranberry tablets may help but do not cure most utis. Please see your physician and have a urinalysis done to determine the presence of an uti. Your physician can then treat the bacteria causing your UTI with appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a UTI and it usually gets severe for me. What OTC medication can I take? Is drinking water with apple cider vinegar recommended?

I have a UTI and it usually gets severe for me. What OTC medication can I take? Is drinking water with apple cider vinegar recommended?

Water alone is best: Be sure you formally see ypue doctor if you have worsening UTI symptoms as this will need treatment to avoid a kidney infection or spread of bacteria to the blood stream. For OTC remedies, try AZO for pain that occurs with urination. Cranberry tablets are good as well due to a component of the fruit that makes it more difficult for bacteria to take hold in your urinary tract. Keep the water plain! ...Read more

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Would it be ok for me to use apple cider vinegar as a douche to treat a yeast infection?

Would it be ok for me to use apple cider vinegar as a douche to treat a yeast infection?

No: U need otc yeast meds they usually work, if they do not then u may need a script med like Diflucan (fluconazole) or gynazole-1 if u do apple cider vinegar with a yeast that could cause severe burning and vaginal irritation. ...Read more

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How long does it take apple cider vinegar to get rid of my yeast infection after soaking a tampon in it and inserting twice a day?

No effect!: Apple cider vinegar WILL NOT affect your yeast and may even be harmful for your vagina. DO NOT continue this practice as your vaginal pH should not be more acidic than it is naturally and the vinegar may cause more harm than good. Please see a doctor and get real medication. ...Read more

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Would it be ok for me to use apple cider vinegar to treat yeast infection?

Helps: Vinegar is acidic so it would protect from yeast but it would not cure you. You need antifungal medication, along with vinegar douching and probiotics to avoid recurrance. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can use apple cider vinegar and plain yogurt for vaginal yeast infection?

Can I tell me how I can use apple cider vinegar and plain yogurt for vaginal yeast infection?

Cook with them: I read an excellent recipe for sausage and sauerkraut using those two ingredients. Alternatively, you can eat the yogurt and you can drink the apple cider vinegar (or cook something else with it)
.....After you confirm you have a yeast infection and take an appropriate medication for it. ...Read more

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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

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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.?

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

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Does Apple Cider Vinegar gets rid of infections in the vaginal?

No: Apple cider vinegar is promoted for everything and the itself should lead you to the obvious, correct conclusion. An infection there is serious business and "pop" remedies are adjuncts only ...Read more

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To treat bv, does bathing in warm water mixed with apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil treat cure the infection? Any suggestions?

To treat bv, does bathing in warm water mixed with apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil treat cure the infection? Any suggestions?

Antibiotics v yogurt: Bacterial vaginosis is an imbalance in vaginal bacteria. Standard treatment is antibiotics, not bathing as described so go see family doc or gynecologist. There is some evidence that eating yogurt w/lactobacilli might help restore balance but studies aren't definitive. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/bacterial-vaginosis/ds01193 & http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis. Htm. ...Read more

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Experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge. Had an bacteria infection it cleared up. Can tree tea oil, apple cider vinegar, &warm water help get rid of it?

Experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge. Had an bacteria infection it cleared up. Can tree tea oil, apple cider vinegar, &warm water help get rid of it?

Different vaginal: Discharges are caused by different pathogens/ or for different reasons. This would really need to be assessed to determine best course of action. ...Read more

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Can you use lotramin on the vagina to get rid of a rash/ yeast infection? Can you also use apple cider vinegar to get rid of HPV warts?

Yes and No: The lotrimin (clotrimazole) is fine for the vaginal yeast infection apply daily for a week. But the HPV warts need to be treated by a physician, apple cider vinegar will not work! Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar an effective treatment for genital warts?

Is apple cider vinegar an effective treatment for genital warts?

Unlikely: Most warts do heal on their own. However, if the lesions persist more than three months, see your doctor.
Get HPV vaccine.
Consult this site for more information on this topic:
https://www. Plannedparenthood. Org/learn/stds-hiv-safer-sex/genital-warts ...Read more

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Is it okay to apple cider vinegar as natural Remedy for razor bumps? I use razor to shave my head

Is it okay to apple cider vinegar as natural Remedy for razor bumps? I use razor to shave my head

RAZOR BUMP REMEDY: THERE IS NO NATURAL REMEDY FOR RAZOR BUMPS.
IF IT IS BOTHERING YOU, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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I have an apple cider vinegar burn on the groin area, I just need to know what the treatment for that is?

I have an apple cider vinegar burn on the groin area, I just need to know what the treatment for that is?

Aloe, calendula: A burn like this should heal fairly quickly even without treatment, as long as it does not get infected. I advise applying aloe vera gel and/or calendula lotion or oil 2-3 times a day to help speed the healing process. Taking a good multivitamin and Vitamin C 1000 mg 3-4 times a day should also speed the healing a bit. ...Read more

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Tue. I had sex, wed. I took my bcp 3 hours late, yesterday I used apple cider vinegar as a BV treatment and today I woke up bleeding. What's going on?

Tue. I had sex, wed. I took my bcp 3 hours late, yesterday I used apple cider vinegar as a BV treatment and today I woke up bleeding. What's going on?

Many possibilities: But the most likely are simply breakthrough bleeding or irritation/trauma from your vinegar treatment. I would not normally expect a 3 hour delay with your pill would matter, but it's possible. The vinegar is not a good idea. Using douches is not a good idea. They tend to disrupt your natural defenses and create more problems than they solve. There are specific BV treatments. Get checked. ...Read more

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Is Organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux a good natural treatment?

Is Organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux a good natural treatment?

Yes, seems to work: 19 year old male asks, Is organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux a good natural treatment? Many would say yes cos it contains acetic acid, a weaker acid than Hydrochloric acid HCL normally produced by stomach. It tends to buffer or make the stomach less acidic (antacid) but still strong enough for digestion. Said to be best as 2 or 3 teaspoon-fulls in in 8 oz of water before meals. ...Read more

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I am using Apple cider vinegar and onions juice 20 minutes on face every day This is best for pigmentation treatment?

I am using Apple cider vinegar and onions juice 20 minutes on face every day This is best for pigmentation treatment?

Skin pigmentation: Facial skin pigmentation may be caused by many things. There are forms of inflammatory conditions of the skin that may cause this. Sun avoidance & protection is critical to any treatment regimen. Unfortunately, treatment with apple cider vinegar and onions has not been shown to be effective. An examination & evaluation by a medical provider would be helpful in accurate diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Can I take apple cider vinegar as a cold remedy when I take metropolol 50 mg and levoxyl (thyroxine) 75mcg?

Can I take apple cider vinegar as a cold remedy when I take metropolol 50 mg and levoxyl (thyroxine) 75mcg?

Yes, but why?: Yes you can, but why would you? There is no proven clinical effectiveness to apple cider vinegar as a cold remedy. ...Read more

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How can I stop bleeding that's caused by irritation due to an apple cider vinegar BV treatment? I need it to stop very soon, kind of today.

How can I stop bleeding that's caused by irritation due to an apple cider vinegar BV treatment? I need it to stop very soon, kind of today.

Stop use of irritant: If you know the bleeding is from an irritant- stop the irritant. Never use it again. Flush the irritated area with plenty of tap water, colder is better (to help constrict the small bleeding vessels and produce clots.). ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more


Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), urinary ...Read more