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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

Dr. Austina Cho
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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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Home remedies for a yeast infection?

Home remedies for a yeast infection?

Light and air: Yeast does not like light most of all. Think of ways like heat lamps to use light therapy. Careful not to burn yourself. The area needs to be dry so use air by having the site open. ...Read more

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Any home remedies to cure a yeast infection?

Some 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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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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Are there any home remedies for candida yeast infection?

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

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Which Monistat cures yeast infection?

They all do: Check out http://www.Monistat.Com/monistat-products for various monistat options. However, since you're posting your question as a 35yo male, do realize that monistat is intended for vaginal yeast infection, not other types of yeast infection that might occur elsewhere (in men). ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for yeast infection?

OTC: There are some over the counter products for some types of fungal infections. It is wise to read the label and ask the store pharmacist for information then report any problems to own physician, . ...Read more

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Home remedies for uterine infection?

Home remedies for uterine infection?

See your doctor: It is crucial to be evaluated and treated by a physician if you have a uterine infection. Untreated, a uterine infection can lead to scarring, infertility and more serious complications. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor yeast infection discomfort?

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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Home remedy for recurrentvaginal discharge?

Home remedy for recurrentvaginal discharge?

None, you need a doc: If you have a problem that is recurrent, then you are beyond home remedies. Do not douche. That offers temporary relief at best and will more than likely make the problem worse in the long run. Time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection vaginal cream effect hpt?

Not really: It should not have an effect on results. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for pregos wit yeast infections..?

Yes: Clotrimazole is available without a prescription and is safe during pregnancy. I recommend at least a 3 day treatment, 1 day is never enough. You can also run a bath with about 6 inches of warm water, pour in a cup of vinegar, sit in that and flush the water in and around your vagina. This will lower the pH and discourage yeast from growing. See your doc if you're not getting better. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for yeast infection?

Many: There are many safe and effective home remedies for yeast infections, including acidophilus, apple cider vinegar, garlic and boric acid. For details of how to use them and detailed discussions by many who have tried them please see http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/yeast_infection.html ...Read more

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At home remedies for vaginal infections ?

At home remedies for vaginal infections ?

Over the counter: If you think you have a vaginal yeast infection then medications are available over the counter. Thick white discharge with itching are common symptoms. If you think you have a STD or have malodorous discharge then testing by a doctor is needed to determine the cause and treatment ...Read more

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Is there home remedy for bacterial vaginitis?

Is there home remedy for bacterial vaginitis?

H2O2, boric acid and: There are many home remedies reported to help bv, though little research to tell what works best.Popular remedies include douching with diluted hydrogen peroxide, boric acid suppositories, using acidophilus vaginally & taking Folic Acid &b complex orally. At this website- www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/bacterial_vaginosis.Html many people who have had BV discuss their success & failures with treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for yeast infections?

Is there any home remedies for yeast infections?

Yes: Yogurt, plain with alive cultures culd be inserted vaginaly. ...Read more

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Home remedies to cure yeast infections/plain or greek yogurt?

Home remedies to cure yeast infections/plain or greek yogurt?

Live Active Culture: You want your yogurt to say "live active culture" however you would need 12 yogurts to equal one "probiotic " pill. So my recommendation would be to find a reputable company and take a probiotic , especially when taking antibiotics. ...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


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Vaginal Yeast Infection (Definition)

Symptoms can include itching, redness, and a ...Read more