Does douching with baking soda help yeast infections?

Yes. Many women find it helpful. Some pharmacies sell ready made baking soda vaginal douches. Otherwise 1 - 2 tablespoons of baking soda miked in about 4 cups of warm water in a douche bag is good inexpensive mixture.

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Is baking soda good for yeast infection? Is there any side effect?

No, minimal if any.. Baking soda won't do much for a yeast infection. It takes some serious medicine to treat either oral, vaginal, or skin. See your PCP. Consider lifestyle changes to lessen the chance or recurrence... nutrition, probiotics, quality of sleep, Diabetes? Read more...

I have had constant yeast infections and I've tried EVERYTHING. Unscented soap, no soap, pill, monistat, vinegar, baking soda!! Please help!

Treat intestines! Recurrent vaginal yeast is usually caused by yeast overgrowth in our intestines, known as intestinal candidiasis, a common side effect of antibiotics & hormones including birth control pills. This is treated with a low starch diet, probiotics & antifungal drugs or herbs. See http://huff.To/15mbzao & http://bit.Ly/1aeoabl A holistic or integrative physician can help guide your treatment. Read more...

Would you be most likely to get a yeast infection if you douche or wash too much?

Yes. Douching and frequent use of soaps may favor the overgrowth of yeast. By altering the normal bacterial population and normal ph (acid-base ) balance in the vagina, the environmental conditions may favor the uncontrolled growth of yeast that is also found in the vagina but is suppressed. Read more...