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Can using cortisone cream help heal a yeast infection?

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Dr. Michael Miller
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In brief: Wrong treatments

Yeast is a type of infection that results when there is an imbalance of the many things that live in and on our bodies.
..Usually caused by antibiotics. Cortisone is a steroid used to decrease inflammation when it is not helping but rather causes problems. Like antibacterials for bacteria, a treatment specific for treating yeast should be used. Depending on where it is, the treatment varies.

In brief: Wrong treatments

Yeast is a type of infection that results when there is an imbalance of the many things that live in and on our bodies.
..Usually caused by antibiotics. Cortisone is a steroid used to decrease inflammation when it is not helping but rather causes problems. Like antibacterials for bacteria, a treatment specific for treating yeast should be used. Depending on where it is, the treatment varies.
Dr. Michael Miller
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