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How To Cure A Really Bad Yeast Infection
How to cure yeast infection, really bad feces type of odor, ichy-ness, yellow runny watery discharge, irritation, raw?
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
Hi I have a serious yeast infection and I used monistAt 1 (tioconazole) day cure and itch lastnight but it still burns and itches really bad what should I do?
It takes a few days: Monistat usually is effective against vaginal yeast infection, but it takes a few days. Are you certain of the diagnosis? For such serious symptoms, you should not be treating yourself without professional advice. Additional treatment may be helpful (e.g. steroid cream); and also to make sure it's not something else. For example, initial genital herpes can mimic severe yeast symptoms. ...Read more
I have very bad thrush from a vaginal yeast infection, does anyone know home remedies??? I don't wanna tell my mom so I wanna cure it myself : (ugh
Yeast infection: Thrush is a term that implies that you have involvement of the linings of your mouth. If that is the case you may want to check with a doctor and have your immune status assessed and be tested for STDs, including HIV. If this is just vaginal check with your friendly pharmacist. There are no "home remedies" likely to be of any value. Good luck and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
Yeast infections: 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 (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex (clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more
Not usually: There could be a little clinical overlap, but under the microscope they are worlds apart. Generally the symptoms and exam are pretty characteristic of each. ...Read more
Yeast infection: A bad yeast infection can be treated by a medicine called Diflucan (fluconazole) prescribed by your doctor. The current recommendation is to take probiotics daily while taking an antibiotic. The simplest form is that found in yogurt. There are numerous otc preparations also available. ...Read more
I was wondering is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies, should I be concerned?
Skin eruption: Would need far more information about what sort of lesions you are seeing. Best advice is to let a doctor see these and make a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
Home remedies to stop really bad yeast infection? Runny yellow discharge, ichy-ness and bad like very bad odor. (help : (}
If I have a really bad yeast infection and bought the Monistat 7 day pill can I take more then one pill a day since it is less concentrated?
Yes,: Monistat can be applied in vagina 3 to 7 days and if you still have the persistent infection as well as itching, get examined by your doctor to make correct diagnosis, if it is yeast infection ; can get oral medication also, if not and there is a bacterial infection; may need different antibiotic /treatment. ...Read more
Vaginitis: You need to be seen and examined to establish the cause of this outbreak. ...Read more
I just had a really bad yeast infection, and now my period came on really light and it smells horrible. Do I have another infection?
Retained tampon?: Whenever a woman describes a "horrible" smell, the first thing to do is check to be sure there isn't an old retained tampon. The smell is truly horrible and unlike anything else. Way worse than a simple bacterial infection. If not tampon, it would be best to be evaluated for infection. ...Read more
Can a really bad yeast infection cause blisters on the inside of the vagina? Be I tested neg for herpes twice
Genitourinary rash: Candida, or a 'yeast infection' in the female genital tract is usually characterized by a thick curdlike discharge with reddened, itchy vulva. I look for a 'cause' too such as recent antibiotics. Just blisters by themselves could be other disease manifestations - and ALLERGY comes to mind. Any new products used? I doubt it is herpes - that hurts more than itches. If it doesn't improve, see a gyn. ...Read more
Hi! I think I have a really bad yeast infection or bladder infection, I have to pee every 15 min. But without burning or itching. It also feels like?
See U PCP: He can evaluate u and refer u to a urologist if needed. ...Read more
Could help: It can sometimes be helpful to overwhelm the vagina with good bacteria such as those often found in plain yogurt with live cultures. In extreme cases where the vagina and vulva are very inflamed, sticking the yogurt directly on the vulva and inside the vagina provides quick relief from the discomfort. But it's important to also flood the GI tract with good bacteria by eating 1 cup of yogurt /day. ...Read more
Some options: 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 (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex (clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more
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Here are some meds U: Can use & things that will help out mother nature. 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 scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitals. ...Read more
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
Probiotics & diet:
Diet- Avoid simple sugars- Sodas, concentrated sweets, pies, cakes etc Low Carrbohydrate diet. Plain yogurt daily. Kefir- Russian yogurt full of. Good bacteria- available in some grocery stores for $4- will be enough for a week. Good quality probiotics for 1 month at least.
Vaginitis should be treated initially with antifungals. ...Read more