What are some tips for female hygiene to prevent yeast infections?

Yeast prevention. Vaginal yeast infections can be minimized by bathing with hypoallergenic soaps, avoiding perfumed feminine hygiene products, wearing cotton underwear and loose clothing, taking probiotics daily and increasing raw garlic in the diet. Avoid excess sugar and simple carbohydrates in the diet as well. Good luck!

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I'm 16 going on 17 and I keep gettin yeast infections, is there a reason why I keep getting them? I have good hygiene& I'm not sexually active

Diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus, common type of diabetes leading to high blood sugars, can increase your risk for yeast infections. Go see your doctor. Of course, this assumes your doctor diagnosed your yeast infections as there are many causes of vaginal discharge. Read more...

Are there any good ways to prevent getting yeast infection again and again?

Prevention. 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. 7. Try wearing pants that fit loosely, not ones that hug the. Read more...

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...

What causes frequent yeast infections and what are good methods to do to prevent them?

Antibiotics, diabete. Frequent yeast infections can be caused by elevated blood sugars. You should be screened for diabetes. Also frequent use of antibiotics disrupts the body's normal mechanism for controlling yeast . Antibiotics can kill 'good bacteria' which normally keep yeast in check. Take probiotics and/or eat yogurt with active cultures especially when taking antibiotics. Read more...

How to prevent a yeast infection from coming back and could it be the cause of gurgling?

Not sure. what you mean by "gurgling" but douching with OTC douching preparation may help as well as ORAL treatment for the fungus! Hope this helps Dr Z. Read more...
Treat properly. If you are referring to Vaginal Yeast infection; correct diagnosis and treating it with local or oral Antifungal medicine is the way to to go. Good Hygiene is also very important. If you have oral Thrush; then you need oral Antifungal medicine and need to be examined as to why you are having this problem. Read more...
Gurgling? Not sure what you are referring to: stomach? Use probiotics and diary ( yogurt) to prevent vaginal yeast infection recureence. Please clrify what the gurgling is referring to? gas. acid reflux??- check with your physician. Read more...