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Any at home treatment for bacterial vaginosis?

Any at home treatment for bacterial vaginosis?

Alternatives: Intravaginal boric acid, a 600 mg capsule once nightly for 14 days may be able to help with your problem. This medication is not FDA-approved for this purpose and must be made by a compounding pharmacy. Boric acid can be fatal if swallowed rather than used intravaginally, so be careful around children. Still it's a worthwhile option when all the antibiotics don't work. ...Read more

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Dr. Timothy Brown
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Vaginal Infections (Definition)

Vaginal infections is a term for any infection affecting the vagina and can be caused by yeast or bacteria, and may be sexually transmitted. They may result in pain, ...Read more


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Is there a home treatment for vulvovaginitis?

Is there a home treatment for vulvovaginitis?

Vulvovaginitis: Yes-you can start by not using pads and scented wipes, stop douching, wear cotton underclothes and if possible avoid underwear at night.You can do sitz baths in plain warm water to soothe area and dry with a blow dryer.You could use otc monistat or similar products with an outside creme-however this may lead to aggravation of symptoms .If all this fails to improve your condition, please see your gyn. ...Read more

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Home remedy for recurrentvaginal discharge?

Home remedy for recurrentvaginal discharge?

None, you need a doc: If you have a problem that is recurrent, then you are beyond home remedies. Do not douche. That offers temporary relief at best and will more than likely make the problem worse in the long run. Time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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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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What's a suggested at home treatment for yeast infection?

Over the counter: I don't recommend any home remedy; treatment can be found over the counter in any local pharmacy. ...Read more

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Home treatment for coldsores?

Home treatment for coldsores?

Many: Topical use of lavender, tea tree and melissa essential oils can be helpful. Oral use of vitamin c at doses of 2000mg per hour can also help. Decrease the dose if you get loose stools. Applying hydrogen peroxide topically can be useful as well. ...Read more

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Is there any home treatments for BV and a yeast infection?

Is there any home treatments for BV and a yeast infection?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is treated with antibiotics. There are no effective home remedies that can treat the condition, although sometimes it may resolve on its own without treatment. The best thing for you to do is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Home remedies for uterine infection?

Home remedies for uterine infection?

See your doctor: It is crucial to be evaluated and treated by a physician if you have a uterine infection. Untreated, a uterine infection can lead to scarring, infertility and more serious complications. ...Read more

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Is there home remedy for bacterial vaginitis?

Is there home remedy for bacterial vaginitis?

H2O2, boric acid and: There are many home remedies reported to help bv, though little research to tell what works best.Popular remedies include douching with diluted hydrogen peroxide, boric acid suppositories, using acidophilus vaginally & taking Folic Acid &b complex orally. At this website- www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/bacterial_vaginosis.Html many people who have had BV discuss their success & failures with treatment. ...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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Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Plenty of fluids: Drink plenty of fluids especially water as this decreases bacterial count. Cranberry juice helps prevent some bladder infections. ...Read more

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Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Home remedies for a bladder infection?

Not the best: although cranberry juice and similar supplements may reduce the risk of an infection. However, it is best to treat an active infection by seeing your primary care doctor and treat it with antibiotics and plenty of water. ...Read more

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Recommendations for natural or home treatments for interstitial cystitis?

Recommendations for natural or home treatments for interstitial cystitis?

Varied: Physical therapy with pelvic floor relaxation offers improvement for some patients. You need to find a therapist with experience to truly get benefit. Some patients claim improvement with avoiding artificial sweetners, acidic foods-orange juice, lemons, and spicy foods. Every patient is a little different. Look up the irritable bowel diet recs and there is overlap with inter. Cystitis diets. ...Read more

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What are some home treatments for a yeast infection?

Home remedies: 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 some home remedies for a UTI/Vaginitis infection??

What are some home remedies for a UTI/Vaginitis infection??

Please see a doctor: Given that you are not certain if you have a UTI or vaginitis, it may be best to go see your local physician. There, he or she can get urine samples and vaginal cultures to help better direct your care. Unfortunately, there are no home remedies for this. In the meantime, maintenance of good hygiene is paramount. Again, you may want to see your local physician to have a proper examination done. ...Read more

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What's the best home treatment for prostatitis?

What's the best home treatment for prostatitis?

PROSTATITIS: Several food triggers can flare chronic non-bacterial prostatitis, but this is a diagnosis only confirmed after many other things have been ruled out by a physician. ...Read more

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Best home treatment for vitiligo?

Best home treatment for vitiligo?

Limited: Oral vitamins including b complex, vitamin c and Folic Acid along with ginkgo biloba are sometimes helpful in repigmentation skin. However localized vitiligo is best treated with phototherapy such as narrow band uvb. There are home units available by prescription form a dermatologist if multiple office visits is not practical. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesare effective for curing a bladder infection?

What are good home remediesare effective for curing a bladder infection?

Drinking lots of H2O: Voiding frequently and taking an appropriate antibiotic. You need antibiotics to cure a uti. Some baking soda can help to relieve the stinging, if present. ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the vagina that can result in ...Read more