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Can you get a yeast infection from eating yogurt?

Can you get a yeast infection from eating yogurt?

Yogurt: No. The opposite happens. One gets a yeast infection because the friendly bacteris in the intestines gets killed. The best example is when one takes antibiotics. Yogurt harbors the friendly bacteria and replenishes the normal bacteris that are lost. ...Read more

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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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Can you recommend a good way to get rid of a yeast infection?

Can you recommend a good way to get rid of a yeast infection?

Rid of yeast: 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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Is go-gurt good to get rid of a yeast infection?

No - it's full of: Sugar! over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a yeast infection?

Anti yeast meds: There are many otc ones u can get at the drug store , u can ask the pharmacist, if they do not work then u need to see your gyn for a culture and prescription meds. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a vaginal bacterial infection the natural way?

How can you get rid of a vaginal bacterial infection the natural way?

Better to use script: Meds because you could have many diff causes and one or more than one bacteria at teh same time, which will require specific treatmant and u can make sure u have benign BV and not BV with an std so see your gyn for cultures, natural good for some things, not this. ...Read more

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Can symptoms of yeast infection be just discharge? And what kind if yogurt will get rid of yeast infection?

Yes and No: You can have discharge as the only manifestation of vaginal yeast infection, although this is a little unusual. See a gynecologist and be examined. No, would not rely upon yogurt to rid yourself of a yeast infection. Your gynecologist can explain this to you when you visit them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can probiotics help get rid of a yeast infection?

Can probiotics help get rid of a yeast infection?

No.: No. Candidiasis requires treatment with antimycotics (antifungal drugs). I am not aware of any evidence that any so-called "probiotic" can prevent or cure fungal infections. ...Read more

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How do you get a bacterial infection of the vagina?

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How do you get a bacterial infection of the vagina?

A number of ways: Most common stds are bacterial, so sexual transmission is one way; alternatively, you can have fecal contamination if fecal matter made its way to the vaginal vault. Anything that flushes external material into the vagina, such as douching, could lead to a bacterial infection as well. ...Read more

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What to do to help get rid of a yeast infection?

What to do to help get rid of a yeast infection?

Tips: 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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How can you get rid of a bacterial infection without going to the dr?

Bacterial infection: Would not recommend this. Bacterial infections are rarely, if ever, treatable by other than antibiotics, and improperly managed can become progressively more severe and life-threatening. Please see a doctor, get diagnosed and treated after professional assessment. ...Read more

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How do you get a yeast infection, how can you get rid of one?

Yeast: Yeast live naturally on and in the human body. When the environment in or on the body changes out of balance, then the yeast can grow and cause infection. It is typically treated with hygeine and anti-fungals. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection?!?!?!? Help!

How do you get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection?!?!?!? Help!

Vaginal infection: I would recommend you follow up with a physician. There are many different types of vaginal infections and the treatments can vary. ...Read more

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How do you get yeast infection in mouth from food?

NO: Yeast is a normal resident in the mouth but becomes problematic if it "over" grows. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. days (7 to 14 days sometimes). OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). OTC meds don’t work ? See your Dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more

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Can eating a lot of foods which are made of yeast cause you to get a yeast infection?

Can eating a lot of foods which are made of yeast cause you to get a yeast infection?

Yeast infections: Eating foods with yeast doesn't give you a yeast infection. However, most foods that contain yeast are carbohydrates, breads, cakes, etc. For people who are predisposed to diabetes or have diabetes, eating a lot of those foods can keep their blood sugar levels elevated. That makes the yeast grow faster. In areas where yeast is already present, like under breasts, groin, vagina, it will overgrow. ...Read more

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Help please! is actimel good to get rid of a yeast infection or does the sugar feed it?

Help please! is actimel good to get rid of a yeast infection or does the sugar feed it?

It may help in some: It is claimed that it is helpful and may help some and used by some, but not always effective. ...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