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Will Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help with a yeast infection? What can I use to cure a yeast infection?

Will Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help with a yeast infection? What can I use to cure a yeast infection?

No: Vaginal yeast? Mono stat cream/ topical. Some people need anti fungal med. Ex diflucan (fluconazole). Oral candida could use Nystatin swish and swallow. If this recurrent problem and not only after antibiotic use should doc. Do you have diabetes? ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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Can you use frozen garlic instead of fresh to cure a yeast infection?

Will not work: Garlic will have no effect on a yeast infection. Depending on the location of your infection there are many over the counter topical treatments available in your drug store. Otherwise you can get prescription treatments from your md. ...Read more

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If i recently cured a yeast infection but still have the same symptoms, should I use even more medicine?

See a doctor: If it came back or did not go away after you used the medication, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Could I use witch hazel to cure yeast infection?

Yes it's worth: A try. Best wishes! http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/365228-natural-witch-hazel-for-yeast-infections/#page=1.

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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