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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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Will a yeast infection go away on its own?

Will a yeast infection go away on its own?

Best to treat: Yeast infections usually require treatment to resolve. ...Read more

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Will a yeast infection go away on its own? I'm 30 weeks pregnant and high risk for preterm labor.

Will a yeast infection go away on its own? I'm 30 weeks pregnant and high risk for preterm labor.

I am concerned: You are 30 weeks and high risk, you need to be comfortable sending any and all questions to your doctor or midwife. This is a good question here but a risk this is not yeast. Any uncertainty is unacceptable in your situation. If anyone at the other end of the phone acts annoyed with your questions that is their problem, not yours. Call all questions in to your provider from here on out! Good luck. ...Read more

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If I stop taking antibiotics should my yeast infection go away on its own?

If I stop taking antibiotics should my yeast infection go away on its own?

Continue treatment: Always finish your antibiotic therapy even if you feel like you are getting better. If you don't complete your therapy, the yeast infection will come back and the antibiotic may not work as effectively and become resistant to the antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Will a vaginal yeast infection go away on its own?

Yes: But it is best to get treated with medication, whether oral or vaginal to make sure the infection goes away completely. ...Read more

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Will yeast infection go away on its own? I am 5 weeks pregnant. I do not want to take any meds and I have yeast infection (i am sure).

It may not: I understand your reluctance to take meds during your pregnancy. It probably won't go away on its own. You can use otc creams, such as nystatin, to try to clear it up. You may also want to increase your consumption of yogurt and probiotics. ...Read more

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Could a yeast infection go away by itself?

Could a yeast infection go away by itself?

Possibly: If the conditions that led to & maintained the yeast have now resolved. However, would encourage that the infection be treated rather that putting this to chance. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would a yeast infection go away by itself?

Potentially: If this issues that caused & maintained the yeast infection have resolved - there is a possibility that the infection might heal. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection go away by itself and how long would that take. Can u please suggest any home remedies I can use to speed it up?

Can a yeast infection go away by itself and how long would that take. Can u please suggest any home remedies I can use to speed it up?

Yeast Infection: First, almost all medications to treat a yeast infection are readily available without a prescription. So, home remedies would include anti-fungal medication. Second the healing time will vary from person to person and cannot easily be predicted here. ...Read more

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Will a yeast infection go away without taking any medication?

Will a yeast infection go away without taking any medication?

Possibly - tips: 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. ...Read more

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Will a yeast infection go away without treatment? If so how long? And how do you stop just the symptoms?

Yeast symptoms/cure: Vaginal yeast infections are diagnosed by the MD based upon the symptoms of itching and a thick white discharge and confirmed by microscopic exam of a vaginal sample. Relieving the external vulvar "symptoms" with a topical agent does not produce a "cure" of the infection without an vaginal or oral Rx to do so. See a GYN MD for evaluation if you suspect that this is the case. ...Read more

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What can I do or take to make an yeast infection go away? Ps it's my first time having it please help asap

What can I do or take to make an yeast infection go away? Ps it's my first time having it please help asap

A few options: A one-time application or one-to-three-day regimen of an antifungal cream, ointment, tablet or suppository effectively clears a yeast infection in most cases. The medication of choice is from a class of drugs called the azoles; these include Butoconazole (gynazole-1), Clotrimazole (gyne-lotrimin), Miconazole (monistat 3) and terconazole (terazol 3). These meds are available by prescription or otc. ...Read more

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If I drink lots of wster would my yeast infection go away?

No: If you truly have a yeast infection, drinking extra water would not have that result. You would need either an oral or intravaginal treatment to effect a cure. Talk to your doctor to discuss treatment and to make sure the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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Why won't my yeast infection go away?

Need more info: Fungal infection can sometimes be difficult to cure depending on the host factors (immunosuppression etc), location (for example toenail) and type (yeast vs. Molds etc). Need more info to answer. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could recurring yeast infection go away by itself?

Unlikely unless you: Discover & remove the cause of the recurrent infections. 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. ...Read more

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After I am done or finished taking Amoxcillin will my yeast infection go away if I have one?

Yeast Overgrowth: They good bacterial needs to be replenished, to overcome the yeast. If you have no symptoms take lactobacillus which you can get in a health food store or eat some yogurt with live cultures. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Can male yeast infection go away?

Can male yeast infection go away?

Yes it can: Yes it will go away with the treatment and revention for recurrence. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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