What are ideas on naturally or chemically preventing yeast infections without quitting the pill?

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.

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I've had over 15 yeast infections in one year. The creams and the pill don't work. How can I prevent this?

Seek help. These may not be yeast infections so i would suggest being tested to make sure. If they are, then yogurt, probiotics, weight loss and avoiding simple sugars and avoiding panty liners may help. There is also medication by mouth that needs to be prescribed. Read more...

My doctor told me that I have a yeast infection. But symptoms still have not gone away and I took the medication pill and creams any ideas why? Help!

Yeast. Some causes of yeast growth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. Let your doctor know if it is not resolving. 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...