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Can u heal a yeast infection with yogurt?

Can u heal a yeast infection with yogurt?

Into vagina: Plain yogurt with live culture of lactobacillus acidophilus without sugar by mouth is a good preventative from yeast infections recurring + worth taking whilst on antibiotics, bvut unlikely to cure established infection. Some women claim to have successfully used home made yogurt popsicles or suppositories. Better still is Mycostatin (nystatin) vaginal cream. ...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


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How long does it take to cure a yeast infection with yogurt?

Variable: It usually helps if you confirm that what you have is actually a yeast infection and then take an appropriate medication for it while you eat the yogurt. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can be done about multiple yeast infections besides yogurt and wipes?

Is there anything that can be done about multiple yeast infections besides yogurt and wipes?

Indubitably! : At some point you will be well served meerkat to explore why you have recurring yeast infections. The most common causes might surprise you: antibiotics, birth control pills and other hormones, and, survey says #1 cause.... Diet. Diets high in sugar and yeast for example kill off the "good" bacteria that normally keep yeast in check. Consider a cleanse, dietary changes, and probiotics. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection from eating yogurt?

Yogurt: No. The opposite happens. One gets a yeast infection because the friendly bacteris in the intestines gets killed. The best example is when one takes antibiotics. Yogurt harbors the friendly bacteria and replenishes the normal bacteris that are lost. ...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

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How long does it take to treat a yeast infection using vinegar and yogurt?

Decades?: This type of management is unlikely to achieve positive results, which is why i suspect you are asking the question. You need an antifungal preparation. Ask your doctor or pharmacist and stop fooling around with "natural" solutions. ...Read more

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If i get reoccurent yeast infections, can I use yogurt to treat or prevent this? Either vaginally or by eating it?

Eating the : Yogurt can be a great help in recolonizing your gut with good bugs and therefore be of some benefit. The alternative route doesn't sound promising to me. ...Read more

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Taking doxycycline but worried that the "no dairy" rule of this drug will result in yeast infctn. Can i eat yogurt in between my doxy doses?

Taking doxycycline but worried that the "no dairy" rule of this drug will result in yeast infctn. Can i eat yogurt in between my doxy doses?

Doxycycline ; dairy: Tetracycline blood levels are decreased when taken with dairy products. Doxycline (vibromycin) blood levels are much less effected. Wait an hour and eat some yogurt if u want to. In my humble opinion but i will wait to hear from my colleagues if they disagree. ...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