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Are there any natural remedies to cure a woman's yeast infection?

Natural fixes : I always recommend cranberry juice daily to acidify the urine, and active culture yogurt to promote good gut bacteria. It helps of it is tasty! ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Are there any natural cures to a yeast infection?

Are there any natural cures to a yeast infection?

Would encourage use: Standard treatments. Eat yogurt w live cultures or kefir. Some place yogurt w live cultures in vagina for prevention /tx of yeast (there is not clear research showing benefit at this time.). 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 infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, gynazole, femcare, . ...Read more

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Is there a natural cure/preventative for female yeast infections?

Is there a natural cure/preventative for female yeast infections?

Best prevention: Is to avoid what causes yeast to overgrow in the body - eating sweets, eating a lot of carbs, fruit juice, soda pop and alcohol. Also wearing clothes around the vagina that don't breath increase chance of yeast, as does taking antibiotics. Eating yogurt or other foods with live cultures can help - make sure it's a yogurt low in carbs. Boric acid in the vagina, such as in yeast arrest might help. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for treating bacteria vaginosis?

What are some natural remedies for treating bacteria vaginosis?

Boric acid: Not great data suggests boric acid in a gel cap from your compounding pharmacist inserted daily for one month, then as needed. It's usually a reaction to lubricants, soaps, chlorine from a pool or hit tub, or even semen! avoiding any chemicals there, especially dial and irish spring are really helpful. ...Read more

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For treating a vaginal yeast infection are anti-fungal medications from the pharmacy superior to home remedies e.g. yogurt and garlic?

For treating a vaginal yeast infection are anti-fungal medications from the pharmacy superior to home remedies e.g. yogurt and garlic?

My belief: is that you are more likely to get a consistent response from antifungal medications. Other providers may have differing opinions on this matter. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for UTI in toddler?

What are some natural remedies for UTI in toddler?

UTI needs antibiotic: UTI implies there is a bacterial infection in the bladder and runs a risk for further extension to the kidneys and blood stream if not properly treated. This is important. Your daughter needs her urine cultured to identify which bacteria and what it is sensitive to for proper treatment. Her doctor will start an antibiotic while awaiting cultures and change it if the infection is resistant. ...Read more

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What are some common over-the-counter pills for vaginal yeast infections?

Several: There are several brands. But you are looking for Clotrimazole or microns ole as the active component. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to cure a yeast infection for men?

What are some natural ways to cure a yeast infection for men?

Don't know of them: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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What are cures for thrush yeast infection in nipples?

What are cures for thrush yeast infection in nipples?

Nystatin: We usually use the same Nyststatin 1% suspension topically on nipples as we do on babies tongue. This is easily prescribed in a prime visit. Best of luck! ...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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Which home remedy for men to struggle with yeast infectionis considered the best?

Men: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...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 any natural remedies for an oral yeast infection(thrush)?

Drug therapy best: In short, none that are effective. You require an examination to determine the proper treatment (topical or systemic). You do not want to delay treatment as it can spread down the throat or sinuses and cause greater problems. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor a yeast infection in women?

Remedies: 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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What are some natural products and treatments for vaginal infections?

What are some natural products and treatments for vaginal infections?

Maybe for prevention: The only way to know for sure if you have a vaginal infection is to be tested by your doctor. Bacterial or fungal infections require medications for treatment. There are products that claim to help you prevent infections or "maintain" a normal vaginal environment. There is a vaginal gel called rephresh. You can also take lactobacillus pills regularly to help improve the vagina's normal flora. ...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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Can there be any natural cure for yeast infection?

Can there be any natural cure for yeast infection?

Yeast infection. : Vaginal itching plus a thick white discharge like cottage cheese is usually a yeast infection. Being on antibiotics or eating a lot of sweets, carbs, soda pop, fruit juice and alcohol, or wearing clothes that don't breathe makes a person more prone to yeast infections so avoid. Yogurt or other food with live cultures can help, and boric acid as in yeast arrest might help. ...Read more

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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

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