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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

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

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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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Is it posiible to cure permanent solution for vaginal yeast infection?What is the solution for the candidiasis?

Is it posiible to cure permanent solution for vaginal yeast infection?What is the solution for the candidiasis?

Probably not: This yeast (candida) is part of our normal population of micro-organisms. It creates infection usually when there is some predisposing factors. If you are having repetitive episodes of vaginal infection you may want to treat your sexual partner's skin while you are treating your own infection. That, unfortunately will not guarantee that you will not become reinfected at some time in the future. ...Read more

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I think i'm having thrush and a yeast infection at the same time, what could be the cause? I've made no changes to diet and not on any antibiotics.

I think i'm having thrush and a yeast infection at the same time, what could be the cause? I've made no changes to diet and not on any antibiotics.

Same thing: Thrush is a yeast infection - just of your mouth/mucous membranes. While use of antibiotics is one risk factor, many things can cause yeast to be over-abundant. We all have a mix of yeast and bacteria on our skin and mucous membranes. If this balance get changed for any reason - illness, stress, use of too much antibacterial cleaners - the yeast can take over. Get treatment for what you have. ...Read more

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¿what can I do, ? I have yeast infection for two weeks and oral thrush for a week

¿what can I do, ? I have yeast infection for two weeks and oral thrush for a week

See your dr soon: You definitely will want to see your doctor very soon. For you to have used infections and oral thrush, you need to have your immune system evaluated further. You may need to consult with an integrative physician to get their recommendations to evaluate your nutritional status, lab values, stressors, and to see how you can support your intestinal system better by staying away from sugars and starches. ...Read more

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What should I do if my vaginal yeast infection/thrush won't go away?

What should I do if my vaginal yeast infection/thrush won't go away?

Chronic/ recurrent: yeast infections that do not resolve with appropriate interventions warrant medical evaluation. ...Read more

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My daughter is experiencing a yeast infection as well as...I think it's called oral thrush. I am only looking for natural means.

Safe & Effective: Why "only natural"? Many "natural" substance are highly toxic -- eg arsenic, uranium, radon, drug and plant toxins, etc. Many "synthetic" substances are safe rand more effective than natural counterparts -- eg willow bark (aspirin), perwinkle (vincristine), fox glove (digitalis). If I had a problem I would want something safe and effective and ignore the inflated hype around "natural". ...Read more

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Every couple months i battle a vaginal yeast infection, last time i even got thrush for the 1st. How do I keep it away? I don't understand :(

Candida: There are many facts missing from your description. Have you been tested for immune dysfunction? Do you have diabetes, been on antibiotics, steroids, etc.? Has your sexual partner been treated? You might want to consult with an infectious disease expert. Good luck and hope you get rid of this. ...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