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Doctor insights on: What Is The Cheapest Way To Get Rid Of Chronic Vag Yeast Infections

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Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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What is the cheapest way to get rid of chronic vag. Yeast infections?

What is the cheapest way to get rid of chronic vag. Yeast infections?

Price is no object: If you are having repetitive episodes of yeast vaginitis you should see your ob/gyn doctor. Sometimes, however, you may be becoming reinfected by your sexual partner who may not show any symptoms. An antifungal cream applied regularly to his penis might solve the problem. ...Read more

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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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


Dr. Jessica Khan Dr. Khan
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
28 years in practice
University of the Philippines College of Medicine
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Does it work to put yogurt in my vagina to get rid of a yeast infection?

Does it work to put yogurt in my vagina to get rid of a yeast infection?

Yes: However, a much better choice would be to eat the yogurt rather than using it as a douche. The bacteria will get into your gastrointestinal tract and by proximity at the rear end, will also get where you want it to go - much less messier too. Another alternative is an otc product called luvena that supposedly has probiotics that is designed to be a vaginal insert. ...Read more

Dr. Chris Hayes Dr. Hayes
Family Medicine
years in practice
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How do I get rid of a yeast infection without having to stick anything up my vagina or douche?

How do I get rid of a yeast infection without having to stick anything up my vagina or douche?

See your doctor: If you have a discharge you need to see your doctor. There is a prescription oral medicine for yeast, but you can't assume that this discharge is yeast until you've seen the doctor and been diagnosed. Also, although there are effective otc yeast creams and suppositories, douching can cause problems, and so is not recommended for treatment of any vaginal conditions. ...Read more

Dr. Raymond Schneider Dr. Schneider
Family Medicine
42 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Donald Shenenberger Dr. Shenenberger
Dermatology
21 years in practice
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
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How to get rid of yeast infection by using home remedies? My infection has slight clumpy discharge. Dried yellow discharge cut above anus, below vagina

How to get rid of yeast infection by using home remedies? My infection has slight clumpy discharge. Dried yellow discharge cut above anus, below vagina

See your doc: Sme people have reported that eating yoghurt helps keep a yeast infection away. However, if yours is as bad as you say you should probably consider an antifungal cream. This may not be easily treatable with non-medicinal means. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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How to get rid of yeast infection by using home remedies? My infection has slight clumpy discharge. Dried yellow discharge cut above anus, below vagina

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Jackson Dr. Jackson
Dermatology
39 years in practice
Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
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Dr. Natalie Hodge Dr. Hodge
Pediatrics
22 years in practice
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
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Can you use lotramin on the vagina to get rid of a rash/ yeast infection? can you also use apple cider vinegar to get rid of HPV warts?

Yes and No: The lotrimin (clotrimazole) is fine for the vaginal yeast infection apply daily for a week. But the HPV warts need to be treated by a physician, apple cider vinegar will not work! Best of Luck! ...Read more

Dr. George Klauber Dr. Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
years in practice
University of London, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine
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Which is the most effective and cheapest way to get rid of chronic yeast infections?

Probiotics by mouth: Such as lactobacillus acidophilus plus 7 day course of Miconazole or Clotrimazole cream or vaginal suppositories, which ever is cheaper. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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How to get rid of my chronic yeast infection?

Chronic Yeast: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Mohammad Ashori Dr. Ashori
Family Medicine
12 years in practice
University of California - David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
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I've have a chronic yeast infection for years that I can't get rid of. I take ointment for it and herbs, but won't go away. What should I do?

Unlikely chronic. : There should be no such thing as a chronic yeast infection. In case you have a resistant strain a culture should be taken. Or perhaps you keep getting it. There are ways to prevent it. Talk to one of the gynecologist and I'm sure they can point you in the right direction. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield Dr. Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
49 years in practice
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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I have chronic bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections. Is there something other that presceiption drugs that I can take to get rid of the infection?

I have chronic bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections. Is there something other that presceiption drugs that I can take to get rid of the infection?

Yeast yes, BV harder: Preventing recurrent vaginal yeast infections usually is pretty easy, with a weekly oral dose of fluconazole (Diflucan). Recurrent or persistent BV is more difficult, but many cases can be controlled or limited by periodic vaginal metronidazole (Metrogel), although it is expensive. Discuss with your doctor; or ask for referral to an ObG with subspecialty or special interest in infectious diseases. ...Read more

Dr. Earle Pescatore Dr. Pescatore
Obstetrics & Gynecology
28 years in practice
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What is the cheapest way to get rid of a yeast infection?

What is the cheapest way to get rid of a yeast infection?

OTC medication: If it is a vaginal yeast infection in a uncomplicated patient then otc generic medication is probably the least expensive choice. If the infection is not clearly a yeast infection then a visit to your gyn may prove to be cheaper and less aggravating. ...Read more

Dr. Keshab Paudel Dr. Paudel
Internal Medicine
15 years in practice
Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine
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What's the best way to get rid of an yeast infection?

Vaginal yeast: Vaginal yeast infections can be treated with antifungal medicines that are inserted directly into the vagina as tablets, creams, ointments or suppositories. Proper treatment cures up to 90% of vaginal yeast infections within 2 weeks or less, often within a few days. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Is there a natural way to get rid of a yeast infection?

Is there a natural way to get rid of a yeast infection?

Not that works: There are multiple cheap over the counter yeasts creams available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer Dr. Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
47 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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What is an inexpensive way to get rid of a yeast infection?

Many methods: Speak to your gynecologist or primary care doctor for recommendations that would be most appropriate for you. ...Read more

Dr. George Klauber Dr. Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
years in practice
University of London, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine
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Is there a good way to get rid of yeast infection while trying to get pregnant?

Is there a good way to get rid of yeast infection while trying to get pregnant?

Probiotic may help: And can't harm, such as lactobacillus acidophilus. However most effective would be stop trying to get pregnant for a week and self treat with 7 day course of an antifungal cream or vaginal suppositories such as Miconazole or clotrimazole. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo Dr. Russo
Pediatrics
21 years in practice
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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How do you get rid of a bad, painful yeast infection? What's the best treatment? What's the easiest way to get rid of the inflammation?

Diflucan (fluconazole): If over the counter vaginal yeast infection creams have not resolved an infection, a prescription of Diflucan (fluconazole) taken as a single dose every three days for at least two doses may help. Avoiding sugary foods and drinks, using high quality probiotics and increasing intake of raw garlic may also help. ...Read more

Dr. Wendy Askew Dr. Askew
Obstetrics & Gynecology
20 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What is a good way to get rid of my yeast infection?

What is a good way to get rid of my yeast infection?

Precription or OTC: If you can't get a prescription for Diflucan (fluconazole) or a topical -azole preparation, then : lactobacillus acidophilus capsules can be inserted vaginallyl for 7 nights at bedtime. (oral use can help prevent yeast infxs). Oregano oil 500mg in capsule form twice a day for 7 days. Or pau d'arco 100mg 3 x/day for 7 days. These are herbal preparations that can be found at pharmacies or organic grocery stores. ...Read more

Dr. Lewis Rosenberg Dr. Rosenberg
Obstetrics & Gynecology
44 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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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