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Can Yeast Infections Go Away On Its Own
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
Yes: Treatment is only needed if the symptoms are bothersome. ...Read more
What are the signs and symptoms of a yeast infection and how can it be treated naturally or will it go away on its own?
See doctor: Typically yeast infections have a white chunky "cottage cheese" discharge and the vagina and labia are extremely itchy. Probiotics or yogurt with acidophilus can help a mild yeast infection, but most require treatment with medication. There are several other types of infections that can occur in the vagina such as bacterial infections and STDs. See doctor to make sure what type of infection it is. ...Read more
I am type1diabetic.I don't take care of it .I keep havingbacterial /yeast infections .I was wondering if i start taking care will it go away on its own?
It will help: The yeast that causes these problems thrives in any environment where there is extra sugar around to feed their growth. To the extent you are out of control, all your body fluids, including vaginal fluid, will have extra glucose available for the germs.Get yourself into control & there is much less food for the germ to eat & it is harder for them to come back. ...Read more
Yes: But it is best to get treated with medication, whether oral or vaginal to make sure the infection goes away completely. ...Read more