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Garlic To Treat Yeast Infection
Yes: Garlic is fungicidal. To treat penile yeast infections a man can eat fresh garlic twice a day or take garlic supplements. Sometimes a slice of fresh garlic is rubbed onto the effected area directly. (use a small test dose to ensure that it does not irritate the skin). There is are no clinical trials on this use of yeast. Monistat can also be used. ...Read more
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
Ok, so super embarrassing, i put a piece of garlic up my vagina to treat a yeast infection, I read you could do that online, but now I can't find it. ?
Probably safe: But why on earth would you do this? I am unable to find a study of this, but garlic is not likely to successfully treat yeast infections, and if you enjoy oral sex nobody is likely to come near you. It will not be likely to harm you, but is worthless therapeutically. There are so many effective therapies, several otc, that you should stay with proven methods of cure. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: It's likely to be ineffective, but it won't hurt you. ...Read more
Garlic: Use of garlic for vaginal yeast infections has not been clinically evaluated. Garlic does have anti-fungal effects. It is has been used for a very long time for vaginal yeast infections. Some women add garlic to their diet while others may insert a garlic clove wrapped in gauze in the vagina overnight. ...Read more
I have yeast infection all those sighns i have . it has taken around 2 years while am leaving with it can garlic help?
I might have a yeast infection. I read a lot about the magic of garlic. I tried it first time last night.. Should i continue it?
Don't recommend: Using anything until you know what you have. If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. 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 (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). ...Read more
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