Does yogurt help prevent vaginal yeast infections?

Apparently not. Studies that have been done do not show a significant difference in number of yeast infections in women who eat yogurt versus those who don't.

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I'm allergic to yogurt, it causes me to have vaginal yeast infections. Though, I am craving it. Could I eat frozen yogurt instead?

Very unusual. The probiotic in yogurt may reduce yeast infection instead of inducing it. Since no itching was described at the vaginal area, an allergic reaction is less likely. Since the mechanism is unknown, the only way to find out is to try the frozen yogurt out and having a Rx for Fluconazole in hand in case you have another yeast infection. See GYN if problem continues. Read more...