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Can baking soda be used to help the itching for yeast infection?

Can baking soda be used to help the itching for yeast infection?

Yeast cream: Yeast treatment is available over the counter. There are multiple brands and you can get them without a prescription. This is a better options than a home remedy. ...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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Is baking soda good for yeast infection? Is there any side effect?

Is baking soda good for yeast infection? Is there any side effect?

No, minimal if any..: Baking soda won't do much for a yeast infection. It takes some serious medicine to treat either oral, vaginal, or skin. See your PCP. Consider lifestyle changes to lessen the chance or recurrence... nutrition, probiotics, quality of sleep, Diabetes? ...Read more

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Does douching with baking soda help yeast infections?

Does douching with baking soda help yeast infections?

Yes: Many women find it helpful. Some pharmacies sell ready made baking soda vaginal douches. Otherwise 1 - 2 tablespoons of baking soda miked in about 4 cups of warm water in a douche bag is good inexpensive mixture. ...Read more

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I have had constant yeast infections and I've tried EVERYTHING. Unscented soap, no soap, pill, monistat, vinegar, baking soda!! Please help!

I have had constant yeast infections and I've tried EVERYTHING. Unscented soap, no soap, pill, monistat, vinegar, baking soda!! Please help!

Treat intestines!: Recurrent vaginal yeast is usually caused by yeast overgrowth in our intestines, known as intestinal candidiasis, a common side effect of antibiotics & hormones including birth control pills. This is treated with a low starch diet, probiotics & antifungal drugs or herbs. See http://huff.To/15mbzao & http://bit.Ly/1aeoabl A holistic or integrative physician can help guide your treatment. ...Read more

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Will sitting in baking powder cure an yeast infection?

No: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear cotton vs synthetic underwear 2. Avoid wearing underpants in bed at night. 3. No tight fitting panties ; pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid scented). 5. No douches or harsh, drying soap on genitalia. ...Read more

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Will eating yogurt help cure a yeast infection if you already have one?

Quite possibly: 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

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