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Doctor insights on: Yeast Infection Apple Cider

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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Would it be ok for me to use apple cider vinegar to treat yeast infection?

Helps: Vinegar is acidic so it would protect from yeast but it would not cure you. You need antifungal medication, along with vinegar douching and probiotics to avoid recurrance. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can use apple cider vinegar and plain yogurt for vaginal yeast infection?

Can i tell me how i can use apple cider vinegar and plain yogurt for vaginal yeast infection?

Cook with them: I read an excellent recipe for sausage and sauerkraut using those two ingredients. Alternatively, you can eat the yogurt and you can drink the apple cider vinegar (or cook something else with it) .....After you confirm you have a yeast infection and take an appropriate medication for it. ...Read more

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Would it be ok for me to use apple cider vinegar as a douche to treat a yeast infection?

Would it be ok for me to use apple cider vinegar as a douche to treat a yeast infection?

No: U need otc yeast meds they usually work, if they do not then u may need a script med like Diflucan (fluconazole) or gynazole-1 if u do apple cider vinegar with a yeast that could cause severe burning and vaginal irritation. ...Read more

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How long does it take apple cider vinegar to get rid of my yeast infection after soaking a tampon in it and inserting twice a day?

No effect!: Apple cider vinegar WILL NOT affect your yeast and may even be harmful for your vagina. DO NOT continue this practice as your vaginal pH should not be more acidic than it is naturally and the vinegar may cause more harm than good. Please see a doctor and get real medication. ...Read more

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Ive heard that using an Apple cider vinegar soak is good to help cure yeast infection. Soaking a cloth and laying over vaginal walls, is this true?

Don't do it: This won't do any good at all and could be irritating and make yeast symptoms worse. Vaginal yeast infections need medical treatment. There are excellent over-the-counter drugs, including single dose oral fluconazole (Diflucan), or any of several vaginal creams -- look for active ingredient ending in "azole". If any doubt about the diagnosis, or if OTC treatment doesn't work, see a doctor. ...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 do I get a yeast infection?

How do I get a yeast infection?

Easy: We are all colonized with yeast, usually candida albicans. If your immunity is profoundly reduced, or if the acidity and other factors in the vaginal barrel are right you may get it. Babies frequently get thrush which is yeast infection in the mouth, and people may get secondary yeast infections after treatment with antibiotics reduces the bacteria which previously inhibited the yeast growth. ...Read more

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How can I treat yeast infection?

Over the counter med: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole) if you have these symptoms. If the symptoms persist after this treatment, it should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I heal a yeast infection?

Yeast medication: You can try time and your immune system as well as limiting sugar and yeast in your diet, but typically, due to discomfort, patients prefer medication. I assume this is vaginal, but yeast under skin folds can be treated the same way - with an over the counter vaginal yeast medication/cream. If it doesn't respond to this you will need to be eval'd for other infection or resistance. ...Read more

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How do I stop a yeast infection?

See your doctor: Get examined. Depending on what your family doctor finds, you'll be given appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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How do I treat a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: I assume it is vaginal. There are OTC preparations (clotrimazole).Take oral probiotics/ yogurt to prevent . If not vaginal (can have it in mouth or GI tract) will need evaluation. Though vaginal yeast infections are common would check for diabetes. In any case going to an urgent care/doctor may be helpful ...Read more

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How can I cure a yeast infection?

How can I  cure a yeast infection?

Antifungal: You can either use over the counter creams or a prescription for Diflucan (fluconazole) from your doctor. It's a pill you take once. ...Read more

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How can I treat this yeast infection?

OTC treatment.: Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). ...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


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