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Doctor insights on: Plain Yogurt For Yeast Infection

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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Does dannon plain yogurt work for yeast infection?

Does dannon plain yogurt work for yeast infection?

Yogurt and yeast: Yogurt has lactobacillus, bifidobacteria, and strep thermophilus. These organisms break down lactose. While these organisms make up. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can use apple cider vinegar and plain yogurt for vaginal yeast infection?

Can i tell me how i can use apple cider vinegar and plain yogurt for vaginal yeast infection?

Cook with them: I read an excellent recipe for sausage and sauerkraut using those two ingredients. Alternatively, you can eat the yogurt and you can drink the apple cider vinegar (or cook something else with it) .....After you confirm you have a yeast infection and take an appropriate medication for it. ...Read more

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Is stonyfeild farms plain yogurt helpful for yeast infections? It has 9 sugars! is this ok, can I insert this in vagina and it will clear yeast?

Is stonyfeild farms plain yogurt helpful for yeast infections? It has 9 sugars! is this ok, can I insert this in vagina and it will clear yeast?

Yeast : I am very surprised by your question. No please do not put yogurt in your vagina. There are several over the counter medications you can purchase to treat your vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can eating plain yogurt help with a yeast infection?

Can eating plain yogurt help with a yeast infection?

Needs live cultures.: The average yogurt you buy off the shelf in your grocery store is full of sugar and it's cultures are long- dead. There are many probiotic yogurts available as well as kefir and greek / yugoslavian yogurts. ...Read more

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Can plain yogurt really treat/cure a yeast infection? What are the steps?

Can plain yogurt really treat/cure a yeast infection? What are the steps?

Probably no real dif: Yogurt with live cultures will restore your gut bacteria after antibiotics, and may restore the normal vaginal bacteria ... But it is not clear that yogurt will shorten the course of a vaginal yeast infection by itself. Eating yogurt with live cultures is healthy for your gut and (maybe) vagina in the long run, and definitely helps after antibiotics, but more than that is not known. ...Read more

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Would plain yogurt still be effective for yeast infection if i mix it with honey?

If live culture, : Yoogurt containing acidophilus is used. Effective in preventing yeast infrctions in many women, and possibly curing mild infections in some. A little honey should be alright. Try it, you have nothing to lose. ...Read more

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Will putting plain yogurt inside the virgina help with a yeast infection? Is it safe to do so?

Will putting plain yogurt inside the virgina help with a yeast infection?  Is it safe to do so?

Vaginitis: It is not dangerous, but why would you since all anti fungal meds are readily available without a doctors prescription. ...Read more

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Hi I have activia Greek plain nonfat yogurt and it contains 6g sugar and it also says "active culture" can I use it to cure yeast infection?

Messy alternative: If you are experiencing vaginal yeast issues, using an otc anti-fungal cream for 7 nights in the vagina is much more effective. Yogurt with live cultures can help maintain the gut flora and often help prevent yeast issues that occur after antibiotic use. ...Read more

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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