How do you get a yeast infection, how can you get rid of one?

Yeast. Yeast live naturally on and in the human body. When the environment in or on the body changes out of balance, then the yeast can grow and cause infection. It is typically treated with hygeine and anti-fungals.

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I have a yeast infection, and I did the one dose yeast infection with miconazole two days ago, what else can I do to get rid of this?

Yeast treatment. The same pharmacy shelves have several other products with active ingredient ending in "azole" (clotrimazole, terconazole, etc). Try a different one this time. However, a few types of yeast are resistant to all types of azole drugs; if repeat treatment doesn't work, you'll need to see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and prescription therapy. Also, are you sure yeast and not other problem? Read more...

Do I have a yeast infection and an ingrown hair? Hi, I have been having some unprotected sex but I am on birth control. I think I have a yeast infection. I was diagnosed with one recently and I used some gel to get rid of it (prescribed by doctor) but I

Typically . Typically gel is not used for a yeast infection, are you sure you were not treated for a bacterial infection? You can try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like monistat. If that does not work then a visit to your doctor is in order, if the lesion you found persists or becomes very red, tender, or swollen you should be seen by your doctor as well. If it is an ingrown hair it should improve after a week or so, unless it becomes infected. Good luck. Read more...

I was taking amox-clauvavin for bronchitis now I have yeast infection how can I get rid of it by the way it was 875 mg a pill twice a day.

Yeast. Common side effect especially penicillin family. Affects vaginal ph( acidity). Try greek style cultured yogurt- probiotics) there is over counter Mycostatin (nystatin) but ask your pharmacist for advice. Best use private pharmacy where take time talk with patients, wallymart orcvs may be too busy or steer u to their products. Read more...

What can I do if my friend has a yeast infection how can she get rid of it without going to the doctor?

OTC medications. One option is a vaginal cream, ointment, suppository for several days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Some people require maintenance tx. Physician could prescribe Diflucan (fluconazole) which is an oral antifungal medication that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). Read more...

Should constant yeast infections worry me? Everytime I have sex with my boyfriend I seem to get a yeast infection. I have used the yeast infection kits that help get rid of the infection but they come back.

Chronic Yeast . Diabetes and abnormal glucose tolerance or Insulin resistance are major risk factors for recurrent yeast infections. Oral contraceptives are also a risk factor. Patients infected with HIV are only at risk if their cd4 counts are less than 100. Chronic antibiotic therapy can also be a risk factor for recurrent yeast infections. See your doctor for help. Read more...