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How do you treat a yeast infection at home?

How do you treat a yeast infection at home?

Over the counter med: There are a variety of otc products for this. Go to drug store and get antifungal such as Miconazole or clotrimazole. Ask pharmacist for help. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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How can you treat a yeast infection at home without spending money?

How can you treat a yeast infection at home without spending money?

To treat yeast: Without yeast medication. Yeast grow on sugar so avoid sweets, fruit juice, limit fruit to 2 servings per day, avoid alcohol, avoid simple carbs and limit complex carbs. You can use boric acid capsules to treat yeast. You can make your own or use yeast arrest vaginal suppositories. If this doesn't work you will need to buy over the counter yeast cream to treat it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could treat my yeast infection at home?

Yeast Treatments: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gynazole, Femcare, Gyne-lotrimin & Mycelex. OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). ...Read more

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How can you treat and prevent a yeast infection (home remedy)?

Prevent & treat: 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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Don't want to get any medicine or go to the doctor. Are they any home remedies to treat a yeast infection?

Don't want to get any medicine or go to the doctor. Are they any home remedies to treat a 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 do I do about a yeast infection? Can i treat it from home or will i new a doctors visit?

What do I do about a yeast infection? Can i treat it from home or will i new a doctors visit?

Try home treatment: You can treat most vaginal yeast infections with an over-the-counter vaginal cream or suppository. You can buy these nonprescription products at most large drugstores and supermarkets. If that does not work, yes, you will need a doctor's visit, because it may not be a yeast infection. ...Read more

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I was on antibiotics and now i think I have a yeast infection is there anyway to treat at home?

I was on antibiotics and now i think I have a yeast infection is there anyway to treat at home?

Yes: You can try monistat over the counter, but if it does not resolve see your doctor. ...Read more

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What do i use to treat a yeast infection?

OTC vaginal cream: Cottage cheese discharge with itching is the most common symptom of vaginal yeast infections. There are several over the counter vaginal creams to treat vaginal yeast infections. Monistat (miconizole), Gyne Lotrimin (clotrimazole) are 2 examples. Your pharmacist can make a recommendation also ...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