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Can yogurt cure a vaginal or penile yeast infection?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Not likely

Although cultured, unpasteurized yogurt will help to repopulate your bowel with lactobacilli and possibly, by creating competition with yeast in your bowel reduce the risk of reinfection, it is unlikely to do anything at all to reduce or cure existing infection on the penis or vaginal mucosa.

In brief: Not likely

Although cultured, unpasteurized yogurt will help to repopulate your bowel with lactobacilli and possibly, by creating competition with yeast in your bowel reduce the risk of reinfection, it is unlikely to do anything at all to reduce or cure existing infection on the penis or vaginal mucosa.
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Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

The bacteria in yogurt doesn't cure yeast infections.

In brief: No

The bacteria in yogurt doesn't cure yeast infections.
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