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Can Yogurt Cure A Vaginal Or Penile Yeast Infection
Not likely: Although cultured, unpasteurized yogurt will help to repopulate your bowel with lactobacilli and possibly, by creating competition with yeast in your bowel reduce the risk of reinfection, it is unlikely to do anything at all to reduce or cure existing infection on the penis or vaginal mucosa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is it possible to get some kind of penile yeast infection from someone who has a vaginal yeast infection?
Marriedfemale recently diagnosd with vaginal yeast infection.Now my husband has red rashes in penis head.We're havin protected sex only.Is it related?
Contact dermatitis: Sometimes lubricant or powder used for any purpose might cause irritation. Just to be sure have your spouse md take a quick look to guide him to right treatments! regards and happy honeymoon ! ...Read more
Used yogurt inserted vaginally 2 cure yeast infection how long do i have 2 wait before i can use condoms without worrying about yogurt damaging condom?
Yogurt and condoms: The yogurt will not damage with condoms. However yogurt is not the most effective way to cure a vaginal yeast infection. You may still need treatment for the vaginal yeast infection. Over the counter medications such as monistat (miconazole), gyne-lotrimin (clotrimazole) or gynezol (butoconazole) are more effective in treat yeast infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For treating a vaginal yeast infection are anti-fungal medications from the pharmacy superior to home remedies e.g. yogurt and garlic?
My belief: is that you are more likely to get a consistent response from antifungal medications. Other providers may have differing opinions on this matter. ...Read more
Is it ok to eat yogurt while taking Nystatin tablets? (Tablets prescribed for an external vaginal skin yeast infection)
Fluconazole: Yes. Fine to take together and should not cause a problem. Keep your yogurt high in probiotics and make sure it is an active culture yogurt. ...Read more
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
I have a bad vaginal yeast infection for like 3 wks now, I've never had sex so it's not an std., I'm wondering if yogurt or something may help rid it?
Natural approaches: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a yeast infection 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 >>. ...Read more
I have vaginal yeast infection candida glabrata. Will i be cured with meds. Will i give it to my husband. Thanks.?
Treatable: While other types of candida are more common causes of vaginal candidiasis candida glabrata is not rare. There are several antifungal treatments that can be used and your physicians lab can choose a drug to which this fungus is sensitive. It is not passed sexually from one person to the other. ...Read more
If i had vaginal yeast infection for more than 3 years with mild symptom, what is the best way to cure the infection? Can it be completely cure?
Chronic Yeast: Infection warrants evaluation ; treatment by a physician - vice just reaching for an otc product. ...Read more
Not possible.: You will always have a small amount of the organism ( candida ) living on your skin surface. Normal skin bacteria compete with yeast and do not allow them to grow enough to cause an infection. However, when you take an antibiotic enough bacteria my be killed on the skin or in the vagina to allow the yeast to overgrow and cause an infection. ...Read more
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