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Are there any home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes, however

There are many effective standard treatments avaialable.
Eat yogurt w live cultures or kefir. Some place yogurt w live cultures in the vagina for prevention ; treatment of yeast (some say it helps but there is no clear research to back claims currently). Discuss use of vitamin e (topical, oral or vaginal) garlic or tea tree oil w your dr before trying. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast.

In brief: Yes, however

There are many effective standard treatments avaialable.
Eat yogurt w live cultures or kefir. Some place yogurt w live cultures in the vagina for prevention ; treatment of yeast (some say it helps but there is no clear research to back claims currently). Discuss use of vitamin e (topical, oral or vaginal) garlic or tea tree oil w your dr before trying. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
infections include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gynazole, Femcare, Gyne-lotrimin& Mycelex.
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine

In brief: Boost immunity

Imbalance of good intestinal bacteria and lowered immunity cause vaginal yeast infection.
Taking a good probiotic such as MegaFoods MegaFlora plus, vitamin D3 10k IU/day, and a zinc supplement 25 mg/day might help to treat and prevent yeast infection by upregulating your body's natural immunity. This may also help avoid meds.

In brief: Boost immunity

Imbalance of good intestinal bacteria and lowered immunity cause vaginal yeast infection.
Taking a good probiotic such as MegaFoods MegaFlora plus, vitamin D3 10k IU/day, and a zinc supplement 25 mg/day might help to treat and prevent yeast infection by upregulating your body's natural immunity. This may also help avoid meds.
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
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