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Doctor insights on: Can A Yeast Infection Cure On Its Own

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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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 can I cure a yeast infection?

How can I  cure a yeast infection?

Antifungal: You can either use over the counter creams or a prescription for Diflucan (fluconazole) from your doctor. It's a pill you take once. ...Read more

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How can I cure a yeast infection at home?

Yeast: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gynazole, Femcare, Gyne-lotrimin & Mycelex. OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). ...Read more

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What could I do to cure a chronic yeast infection?

Chronic yeast: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. 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. ...Read more

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What are some things i can buy to cure a yeast infection?

See your doctor: Your doctor will have to do some special tests to the discharge to make a specific diagnosis and treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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What do i do if flucconazole 50mg doesnt cure my yeast infection?

Maybe not yeast: Probably you mean 150 mg, the usual dose of single dose fluconazole (Diflucan) by mouth for vaginal yeast infections. Maybe it isn't yeast; you need to see a doctor for sure. It could be an STD, for example. Some yeast infections are resistant to "azole" drugs -- in which case you need doctor's care and prescription. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I do to completely and quickly cure a male yeast infection?

What can I do to completely and quickly cure a male yeast infection?

Tx: Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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Does eating yogart cure my yeast infection? And how much should I eat?

No sugar: Eating good quality unsweetened yoghurt or taking a good quality probiotic can help treat and prevent yeast infections. Yeast thrives on sugar, so it is very important to remove sugars and processes starches (cereal, pasta, bread) from the diet if you have a tendency to yeast infections. Some yeast infections are caused by antibiotic use and may need a medication to help resolve them. ...Read more

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Would it be safe for me to take care of for a former yeast infection to make sure i cured it?

Would it be safe for me to take care of for a former yeast infection to make sure i cured it?

Not safer: Once you treat an infection you should be cured. No need to overtrat. I would concentrate in avoiding recurrence by taking probiotics and avoinding extreme heat and antibiotics. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more