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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

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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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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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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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