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Could you tell me what are good ways to cure internal yeast infections in infants?

Could you tell me what are good ways to cure internal yeast infections in infants?

??internal??: If you think you need to rid your infant of yeast in the GI tract, you are on a misdirected crusade and will fail. Yeast (candida albicans) is at least 5% of the dry weight of a healthy persons poo and is present everywhere. Babies occasionally have overgrowth in rashes or inside their mouth because of baby activities-eating all the time & sitting in poo a lot. Irritating yes but dangerous no. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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 good ways to prevent ear infections in my infant?

Are there any good ways to prevent ear infections in my infant?

Options: While you can't totally control whether your baby gets any ear infections, we do know some risk factors that tend to increase them: being exposed to cigarette smoke, bottlefeeding in a laid-down position and attending daycare are among them. Seek your pediatrician's advice about other lifestyle choices you can make to keep your baby healthy overall. ...Read more

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What are the effective ways to take care of yeast infection in women?

What are the effective ways to take care of yeast infection in women?

Options: If this is your first possible yeast infection or if you are not sure if you have a yeast infection – see your physician. If over the counter meds don’t work that would be another reason to see your physician. Your physician could prescribe Diflucan (fluconazole) which is an oral antifungal medication that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). Another option is a vaginal cream. ...Read more

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What are the natural ways to cure yeast infection?

What are the natural ways to cure yeast infection?

Probiotics & diet: Diet- Avoid simple sugars- Sodas,concentrated sweets, pies, cakes etc Low Carrbohydrate diet. Plain yogurt daily. Kefir- Russian yogurt full of. good bacteria- available in some grocery stores for $4- will be enough for a week.Good quality probiotics for 1 month at least. Vaginitis should be treated initially with antifungals. ...Read more

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What are good ways to manage a yeast infection?

What are good ways to manage a yeast infection?

Yeast tx: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more

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What causes frequent yeast infections and what are good methods to do to prevent them?

What causes frequent yeast infections and what are good methods to do to prevent them?

Antibiotics, diabete: Frequent yeast infections can be caused by elevated blood sugars. You should be screened for diabetes. Also frequent use of antibiotics disrupts the body's normal mechanism for controlling yeast . Antibiotics can kill 'good bacteria' which normally keep yeast in check. Take probiotics and/or eat yogurt with active cultures especially when taking antibiotics. ...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 some natural ways to cure ear infections?

What are some natural ways to cure ear infections?

Ibuprofen, exam: For short term pain relief, Ibuprofen in appropriate doses helps.You can also provide a heating pad placed against the head , this seems to provide some relief. Some viral ear infections self heal in 2-4 day. Bacterial infections tend to persist & may lead to real complications. If not better after 3-4 days of comfort care, an evaluation & treatment is advised. ...Read more

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What are the best at home ways to aviod a bacterial vaginal infection?

What are the best at home ways to aviod a bacterial vaginal infection?

Good personal : Hygiene- washing after intercourse, avoiding bubble baths, having sex with a clean partner, avoiding use of tampons , wiping from front to back after urination and bowel movement etc you can read the link below for more info. Take care! ...Read more

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What are some natural way to treat mouth yeast infection?

What are some natural way to treat mouth yeast infection?

Natural tx: Although you can eat yogurts with live cultures or drink kefir - i would still see your physician to determine why you developed thrush in the first place. ...Read more

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What are some ways to prevent recurring vaginal yeast infections for someone who gets them quite easily (besides probiotic)?

What are some ways to prevent recurring vaginal yeast infections for someone who gets them quite easily (besides probiotic)?

Treat intestines!: Recurrent vaginal yeast is usually caused by yeast overgrowth in our intestines, known as intestinal candidiasis, a common side effect of antibiotics & hormones.This is treated with a low starch diet, probiotics & antifungal drugs or herbs. See http://www.Huffingtonpost.Com/dr-mark-hyman/yeast-infection-symptoms_b_657354.Html & http://bit.Ly/1aeoabl. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to get rid of sinus infections in children?

What are some natural ways to get rid of sinus infections in children?

See below: The majority of sinus infections (as well as ear infections) are caused by viruses and do not require an antibiotic. Medicines to promote mucus drainage may be helpful such as Mucinex (guaifenesin) or decongestants. Decongestants can cause side effects so check with your doctor before starting them. Saline rinses are also helpful. An antibiotic may be needed. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent my yeast infections?

Find out the reasons: Explore why you are getting them with your doctor. Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction >>. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent a yeast infection?

Stay away from: Sugar in all its forms. Yeast uses sugar in the process of fermentation (beer, wine etc) and taking sugar provides a nice feast for the yeast. It can actually set up fermentation in the bowel and cause "bubbles and squeaks" from the abdomen as it makes alcohol. ...Read more

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What are the best natural remedies for ear infections in children?

What are the best natural remedies for ear infections in children?

None: There are no substances that naturally cure ear infections. The body's immune system may cure itself and when not, antibiotics are needed. No other things have been shown to cure these infections despite claims made. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to cure yeast infections without going to doctor and getting medicated creams ?

What are some natural ways to cure yeast infections without going to doctor and getting medicated creams ?

Many options: There are many natural/over-the-counter treatments for vaginal yeast infections. Two of the best are using acidophilus capsules like suppositories ; using boric acid capsules. See http://earthclinic.Com/cures/yeast_infection.Html for reports of many people who have tried a variety of natural remedies discussing what worked for them and details or how they used them. ...Read more

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What are common ways of curing a yeast infection naturally at 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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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

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Could any one tell is there any cure for toxoplasma infection? And waht are the things we can do to have healthy immune system?

Could any one tell is there any cure for toxoplasma infection?  And waht are the things we can do to have healthy immune system?

No cure needed,,,: This is an infection you can get from almost anywhere. Cats are the main host, and they get it from contact with the soil, so humans can get it from them and the soil also, as well as at birth. But our immune system takes care of it so no therapy is needed, unless one gets immunocompromised, like with aids or an organ graft. So if steps are taken not to get aids, and diet & exercise are done, . ...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