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What are some tips for female hygiene to prevent yeast infections?

What are some tips for female hygiene to prevent yeast infections?

Yeast prevention: Vaginal yeast infections can be minimized by bathing with hypoallergenic soaps, avoiding perfumed feminine hygiene products, wearing cotton underwear and loose clothing, taking probiotics daily and increasing raw garlic in the diet. Avoid excess sugar and simple carbohydrates in the diet as well. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the vagina that can result in discharge, itching, and pain. The cause is usually a change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria or an infection. Reduced estrogen levels after menopause and some skin disorders ...Read more


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Any tips on how to avoid bladder infections?

Any tips on how to avoid bladder infections?

Here are some...: After evaluated as a pt of uncomplicated UTI, the following measures may help curb its recurrence as follows: Urinate at urge to void - don't hold urine; wipe anus backward after BM; improve topical hygiene; void after sex; use prophylactic antibiotics before sex if honeymoon cystitis is suspected; possible use of chronic suppressive agents such low-dose antibiotics or concentrated cranberry tab.. ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips on home remedy for yeast infection?

Can you suggest tips on home remedy for yeast infection?

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

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What can u eat to help not get yeast infection ?

What can u eat to help not get yeast infection ?

Foods for Yeast: These candida diet foods help eliminate Candida Albicans from your body. Green leafy vegetables (including plenty of raw garlic), protein foods (beef, chicken, eggs, fish that are antibiotic and hormone free), live yogurt cultures (both dairy and non-dairy, ) whey, acidophilus (non-sweetened types of yogurt), green algae (such as chlorella), nuts and seeds, healthy oils (olive, canola, fish) no. ...Read more

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How to care for vagina? (Female, 21yrs old) want to know what are some tips to keeping clean& fresh smelling? Best way to keep vagina healthy

How to care for vagina? (Female, 21yrs old) want to know what are some tips to keeping clean& fresh smelling? 
Best way to keep vagina healthy

Vaginal "freshness"?: The best method of cleansing the vulva is to wash with a mild soap such as Dove, Caress, or Ivory ONLY on the outside. The vagina itself is self-cleaning, unless infected because it has a pH "balancing bacteria" if it is not disturbed. Please leave all the "vaginal freshness" products such as douches and sprays on the shelf of the pharmacy, otherwise you will be seeing your MD more often. ...Read more

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What natural methods can I use to get cure a vaginal yeast infection?

Natural approaches: 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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I want to learn more about my vaginal health care and dealing with bacterial vaginitis with out prescriptions ?

I want to learn more about my vaginal health care and dealing with bacterial vaginitis with out prescriptions ?

Unprotected sex?: Have you been checked at all for this? If you have not been checked for sexually transmitted diseases, this must be done first, to be sure you don't have one. Many of those cannot be treated without prescriptions. How did you get the diagnosis, how long have you had symptoms, and what are they? Please ask again, and clarify. There is a 150 character limit to your question, so be brief & clear ...Read more

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Can you tell me some recommended products to treat vaginal yeast infection?

OTC meds: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, Gyne-Lotrimin ; mycelex. ...Read more

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How can I change the vaginal pH to remedy bv?

How can I change the vaginal pH to remedy bv?

Acidic products: We use otc products like rephresh, vinegar and water rinse or douche and boric acid suppositories. ...Read more

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How to remove ongoing vaginal thrush?

How to remove ongoing vaginal thrush?

Tips and Rx: 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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Please describe ways to cure a yeast infection at home?

Yeast: 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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How to shave vagina? How to maintain hygiene of vagina? Can I use any soap or oil? Pls tel me asap

How to shave vagina? How to maintain hygiene of vagina? Can I use any soap or oil? Pls tel me asap

Hygiene: One does not go to the doctor to learn grooming techniques. I am sorry, but medicine has no opinion on your choices for grooming. ...Read more

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Can you explain how to cure male yeast infection?

Can you explain how to cure male yeast infection?

Male yeast infection: 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 can vinegar do to ur vagina?

What can vinegar do to ur vagina?

It lowers the pH,: Making it more acidic &, therefore, more resistant to bacteria. I don't treat adults, so i can't speak to the efficacy in post-pubertal women. In pre-pubertal girls, the vulvar lining is only a few cell layers thick. Wiping back to front brings bacteria forward. Bubble baths or sitting in a tub with dissolved soap make the area more alkaline. Baths with 1cup of white vinegar to 6" water help. ...Read more

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What to use for a bacterial infection in your vagina if u can go to the dr.?

What to use for a bacterial infection in your vagina if u can go to the dr.?

Bacterial vaginosis: The most common cause is gardnerella vaginalis (although others can be involved). The diagnosis is typically straightforward in the doctor's office. The treatment is with antibiotics, depending on which drugs are effective in your community and your personal drug allergies. A bacterial infection in the vagina can only be treated after a doctor does an exam, and sometimes lab tests. ...Read more

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What to do to prevent a yeast infection?

Prevention: 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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Best way to consume garlic to kill candida yeast? Any tips?

Best way to consume garlic to kill candida yeast? Any tips?

As food to enjoy: 'Systemic candida' is a pop diagnosis that the vast majority of scientific physicians believe is a scam or at least a popular fad delusion. You'll be offered innumerable ways of managing it, but nobody's ever cured. If you just have a mucosal or skin infection with candida, use a simple topical Rx to manage it. Garlic does have real medical uses -- a scientific holist can advise you. ...Read more

Dr. Timothy Brown
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Vaginal Infections (Definition)

Vaginal infections is a term for any infection affecting the vagina and can be caused by yeast or bacteria, and may be sexually transmitted. They may result in pain, ...Read more