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Home remedies for a yeast infection?

Home remedies for a yeast infection?

Light and air: Yeast does not like light most of all. Think of ways like heat lamps to use light therapy. Careful not to burn yourself. The area needs to be dry so use air by having the site open. ...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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Any home remedies to cure a yeast infection?

Some tips: 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

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Are there any home remedies for candida yeast infection?

Are there any home remedies for candida yeast infection?

Yeast infection...: ....Of what? There is some mixed (for and against) evidence that tea tree oil can help on the skin. Other substances, like oil of oregano, have been taken internally. Some people swear by diets, mostly the type that remove sugar and other carbohydrates, but the evidence this actually works isn't great. The first thing i recommend is conferring with your doctor to make sure it's actually yeast. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

What are home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

Home remedies: 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

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What are good home remediesfor yeast infection discomfort?

Home remedies: 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

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Which Monistat cures yeast infection?

They all do: Check out http://www.Monistat.Com/monistat-products for various monistat options. However, since you're posting your question as a 35yo male, do realize that monistat is intended for vaginal yeast infection, not other types of yeast infection that might occur elsewhere (in men). ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for yeast infection?

OTC: There are some over the counter products for some types of fungal infections. It is wise to read the label and ask the store pharmacist for information then report any problems to own physician, . ...Read more

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Sinus infection home remedy?

Sinus infection home remedy?

Umcka/ irrigation: This is not exactly a "home remedy" but the herb pellargonium sidoides (sold as umcka) is proven to work well (whereas research shows antibiotics seldom help). Irrigation with salt water & xylitol can also help- see http://fauquierent.Blogspot.Com/2011/12/how-to-make-xylitol-nasal-flush-at-home.Html for other ideas see http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/sinus_infection1.Html#acv. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy for yeast infection ?

Are there any home remedy for yeast infection ?

Meds usually best: Yeast Natural Approaches: 1. Wear cotton vs synthetic undies. 2. Avoid wearing underpants to bed. 3. No tight fitting panties /pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (not scented). 5. No douch or harsh soap on genitals. 6. Rinse genitalia well after soaping. 7. Wear loose fitting pants (not crotch hugging).8. Change out of wet swim suits or damp exercise clothes promptly. 9. Avoid hot ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for yeast infection?

Many: There are many safe and effective home remedies for yeast infections, including acidophilus, apple cider vinegar, garlic and boric acid. For details of how to use them and detailed discussions by many who have tried them please see http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/yeast_infection.html ...Read more

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Natural remedies for yeast diaper rash?

Natural remedies for yeast diaper rash?

Clean/dry: Keep the area clean and dry and open to the fresh air as much as posible. May apple aloe vera. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

Yes, however: There are many effective standard treatments avaialable. Eat yogurt w live cultures or kefir. Some place yogurt w live cultures in the vagina for prevention ; treatment of yeast (some say it helps but there is no clear research to back claims currently). Discuss use of vitamin e (topical, oral or vaginal) garlic or tea tree oil w your dr before trying. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast. ...Read more

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What are house remedies for yeast infection?

What are house remedies for yeast infection?

Nothing effective: If you want to get rid of a candida vaginal infection go visit your friendly pharmacist and he may be helpful in guiding your choice of a product. But most "home remedies" are next to worthless. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for yeast infections?

Yes: Yogurt, plain with alive cultures culd be inserted vaginaly. ...Read more

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Can white vinegar cure yeast infection?

Usually no: Vinegar (or any acidic liquid) can help with bacterial vaginosis but is not a treatment for yeast infections. ...Read more

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Home remedies to cure yeast infections/plain or greek yogurt?

Home remedies to cure yeast infections/plain or greek yogurt?

Live Active Culture: You want your yogurt to say "live active culture" however you would need 12 yogurts to equal one "probiotic " pill. So my recommendation would be to find a reputable company and take a probiotic , especially when taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for yeast infection?

Natural approach: 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

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Are there home remedies for pregos wit yeast infections..?

Yes: Clotrimazole is available without a prescription and is safe during pregnancy. I recommend at least a 3 day treatment, 1 day is never enough. You can also run a bath with about 6 inches of warm water, pour in a cup of vinegar, sit in that and flush the water in and around your vagina. This will lower the pH and discourage yeast from growing. See your doc if you're not getting better. ...Read more

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What's the best home remedy for yeast infection?

Depends: If it is not bothering you and you do not mind waiting try eating yogurt. If it is needing immediate attention then see your physician for a prescription and a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment i can buy for yeast infection that make it go away.my discharge has clumps in it and my vagina itches me a lot is it yeast infection r something else.please help me I want to have sex again.but afraid to ?

What kind of treatment i can buy for yeast infection that make it go away.my discharge has clumps in it and my vagina itches me a lot is it yeast infection r something else.please help me I want to have sex again.but afraid to ?

Azole drug: Look for an over-the-counter product with active ingredient ending in "azole", e.g. clotrimazole, miconazole, terconazole, and others. All work equally well; you can choose the cheapest. If uncertain, ask a pharmacist. Clumpy discharge with itching often is due to yeast, but not always. If it doesn't clear up in a few days, you'll need to see a doctor or clinic for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My vagina itches and burning when i pee. I pee friquently, i think i have a yeast infection. What home remedies can i do?

Probiotics: Probiotics are a good home remedy. You don't mention if you have vaginal discharge or redness of your labia. Your symptoms may be due to yeast, bacterial vaginosis or a UTI. You may want to see a doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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I had yeast infection after got treatment(7day course) still only itching..due to use femmine wash? i never use femmine wash before had infection.

I had yeast infection after got treatment(7day course) still only itching..due to use femmine wash? i never use femmine wash before had infection.

Possibly: The vagina always contains bacteria & other microbes but, if they're in a healthy balance, there's no need for treatment. Feminine washes (douching) can upset that balance & trigger infection. Since there's normally no need to use them & they may have caused a problem for you, I recommend you stop using them. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Ok i think I have a yeast infection i done a one day OTC treatment and was wondering how long til it starts to relieve the itching, burning and pain?

Ok i think I have a yeast infection i done a one day OTC treatment and was wondering how long til it starts to relieve the itching, burning and pain?

Resistant Yeast: Symptoms normally improved quickly (within a day or so) after treatment with the right anti-fungal medicine. About 15% of the time, the yeast will be resistant and require a different medicine. ...Read more

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I just got done with a three day yeast infection treatment but for some reason I'm still itching worse than before. What could be wrong?

Something or nothing: Perhaps 3d antifungal treatment wasn't adequate duration. Or you might have resistant infection. Or non-yeast infection. Best to go see your Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood for evaluation if standard antifungal treatment doesn't resolve your symptoms. ...Read more

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I had a yeast infection so i took Azo yeast for a few days but my female part still itches! i don't have insurance so im looking for an at home rem?

Go To Drug Store: There are multiple over the counter yeast treatments available at the pharmacy, drug store, or supermarket. Some of the brand names are gynelotrimin7, monostat, vagistat, (tioconazole) etc. Many have generic or store brands with the same medication (cheaper). Use as directed on the package. ...Read more

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I have itching around vulva i got treated for a yeast infection what can this be and what would be the best treatment?

If u still have itch: Itching could be a resistant yeast, or other bacteria, or an allergic reaction to cream or clothes , or sometiems a vulvar dystrophy or can be herpes as sometimes herpes can cause itching without seeing obvious open sores, hopefully you are seeing a gyn and not a lesser provider since the most obvious treatment did not work. ...Read more

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I had some slight itching and swelling and thick clumpy dis and no oder from vagina I treated for a yeast infection with a one day treatment still itc

I had some slight itching and swelling and thick clumpy dis and no oder from vagina I treated for a yeast infection with a one day treatment still itc

You may need to: get checked for vaginal infection, so please go see your GYN or family physician to get checked out. You also need a urine test to see if you have blood or evidence of infection. If you period is late then see if you need to check a pregnancy test. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I used monistat 1 (tioconazole) to treat a yeast infection 4 days ago and i still have some itching and discharge. Is this normal? Should i use another treatment?

You could...: Try another 1 day treatment.....or you could see your doctor for confirmation that it's a yeast infection and get a dose of Diflucan (fluconazole) which works very well at eradicating yeast infections in one shot; or if you prefer a prescription cream that works a bit better than the OTC Monistat. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Is this a yeast infection? I have had white discharge with no odor for almost a week now. There is some itching and burning sometimes when i urinate. I treated with Monistat one day treatment. It has been about five days since i treated and i still have t

Is this a yeast infection? I have had white discharge with no odor for almost a week now. There is some itching and burning sometimes when i urinate. I treated with Monistat one day treatment. It has been about five days since i treated and i still have t

It : It is very difficult to say. Often times the one day treatments don't seem to work, or they take away the symptoms for a few days after which they return. At this point you should see your doctor for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection or so I thought. I have been experiencing the itching, burning and cottage cheese like discharge. I purchased a 1 day treatment kit which I used yesterday. Throughout the day today I've been having really thick, paste like yellow

Infection? STD?: It takes a few days for yeast symptoms to clear up. Your initial symptoms were typical, so yeast seems likely. However, these symptoms also could be due to an STD like gonorrhea or chlamydia, but of course only if you have had sex. Best to see a doctor for examination and STD testing. Good luck! ...Read more

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Started using 3 day treatment last night for yeast infection and second dose tonight itching and irritation is worse is this normal and go away?

Yeast treatment: If you're very uncomfortable while waiting for the three day treatment to clear the infection, try an antiyeast vaginal cream that has a corticosteroid in it as well. Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream is one. Your gynecologist is best qualified to advise you however. ...Read more

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How long does it takes for the itching, burning and bumps from a yeast infection to go away completely after given treatment?

How long does it takes for the itching, burning and bumps from a yeast infection to go away completely after given treatment?

Usually couple days: Usually the itching and burning gets better in a couple days. If it does not, you need a different treatment. What did you take? ...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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more