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Is unpasterized yogurt and yeast bad for babies?

Is unpasterized yogurt and yeast bad for babies?

Potentially very bad: All raw diary products can be contaminated with bacteria during the milking and production processes. Babies and the elderly are the ones most at risk for developing disease from these bacteria - Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Campylobacter and Listeria can be found in raw milk. Pasturization is the very simple process of heating the milk briefly at a temperature over 160 F that will kill thes ...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


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While should a baby not be given unpasterized, yogurt and yeast.?

While should a baby not be given unpasterized, yogurt and yeast.?

Infection-Serious: There is a risk of serious infections, some life threatening in unpasteurized products. Although rare, it does not seem worth the risk to me. An adult in my area was paralyzed from such an infection, this summer. ...Read more

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What exactly is the story with yogurt curing yeast infections?

What exactly is the story with yogurt curing yeast infections?

Probiotic: Live culture yogurt containing lactobacillus is said by many to prevent yeast infections from recurring, & possibly useful in treating them. ...Read more

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Does?Eating ?Yogurt kill yeast?Overgrowth in the intestinal tract?

Can help prevent it: If you really have a yeast infection in the GI tract you will need long term anti yeast medication, you need to see a GI doctor. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some alternatives to yogurt that keep yeast down in your body?

Tips: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Does dannon plain yogurt work for yeast infection?

Does dannon plain yogurt work for yeast infection?

Yogurt and yeast: Yogurt has lactobacillus, bifidobacteria, and strep thermophilus. These organisms break down lactose. While these organisms make up. ...Read more

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Does yogurt help a yeast infection?

Yeast: Some women place yogurt in the vagina to tx yeast infections (but there is no clear research to back claims of its benefits). The average yogurt you buy in the grocery store has dead cultures. Consider eating yogurt with live cultures or kefir. There is a prebiotic product called luvena (vaginal wipes). The wipes are not a treatment for candidiasis but do help vaginitis. ...Read more

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How long does it take for yogurt to clear yeast infection?

Infinity: It would take forever for that to work since it does not work. Eating yogurt is certainly tasty but it will have no effect on a vaginal yeast infection. Why not use one of the many available over-the-counter yeast medications? ...Read more

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Can yogurt rid/prevent yeast infections?

Can yogurt rid/prevent yeast infections?

Maybe yes, maybe not: The average yogurt in your grocery store has dead cultures. A yogurt with live cultures may be helpful.Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a yeast infection avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented).>. ...Read more

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How long will a topical (internal and external) yogurt treatment relieve yeast infection symptoms?

Prevention: Some people place yogurt in the vagina to tx yeast infections (but there is no clear research to back claims of its benefits). The average yogurt you buy in the grocery store has dead cultures. Consider eating yogurt with live cultures or kefir. There is a prebiotic product called luvena (vaginal wipes). The wipes are not a treatment for candidiasis but do help vaginitis. ...Read more

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Can I use strawberry activia yogurt after a yeast infection to insert into my vagina?

Please don't: Yeast medication is available at any pharmacy without a prescription. Monistat is one popular brand but there are many to choose from. Please don't insert food into the vagina. This does not work and is quite messy. ...Read more

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Is stonyfeild farms plain yogurt helpful for yeast infections? It has 9 sugars! is this ok, can I insert this in vagina and it will clear yeast?

Is stonyfeild farms plain yogurt helpful for yeast infections? It has 9 sugars! is this ok, can I insert this in vagina and it will clear yeast?

Yeast : I am very surprised by your question. No please do not put yogurt in your vagina. There are several over the counter medications you can purchase to treat your vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more

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After my wisdom teeth extractions. Will eating yogurt help the yeast infection?

Yes: Yeast infections are more like yeast imbalances. The yeast is normally in balance with resident bacteria. When something throws off the balance the yeast can over populate and you have symptoms. Yogurt helps replenish some of the normal bacteria if the yogurt has active cultures. If it's not active cultures there is still a benificial affect from the yogurt while the bacterial balance returns. ...Read more

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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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Is it advisable to put pure yogurt on our yeast infection on the vagina ? Is it true drink cranberry juice help to cure it faster ?

Antifungal cream: I would just use an over-the-counter antifungal cream as directed. There is no data to support intravaginal use of yogurt or cranberry juice to treat yeast infections. ...Read more

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Is eating yogurt good for a yeast infection?

Not just any yogurt: The avearge yogurt is filled with dead cultures. So greek yogurt, yugoslavian yogurt, probiotic yogurts and kefir may be your best bet. ...Read more

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Can yogurt be used for yeast infections?

Yes: It is important yo use only plain yogurt with alive culture. It can be used vafinaly very effectively. ...Read more

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Can 12oz of yogurt clear up a yeast infection?

Yogurt can help: There is no magic amount of yogurt that can resolve a yeast problem. The yogurt can help create a balance in your vaginal flora. It would be best to try otc yeast med to relieve symptoms and cure infection if the yogurt doesn't help. ...Read more

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Is it true that yogurt can heal a yeast infection?

Thoughts: The average yogurt you buy in the grocery store has dead cultures. It would be more beneficial to eat a yogurt product that has live cultures. There is a prebiotic product called luvena. The wipes are not a treatment for candidiasis but do help vaginitis. Yogurt or a prebiotic may serve as an adjunct to tx. ...Read more