kelly <3 asked in HealthWomen's Health · 1 decade ago

yeast infections home treatments?

what are some ways to treat a yeast infection at home?

7 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    You can easily go to a local supermarket or pharmacy and buy Monistat or some other OTC yeast infection treatment. Also, as a preventative measure, yogurt (eaten, not applied) is a great food that can ward off future infections.

    However, keep in mind that a good percentage of women who think they have yeast infections, actually have some other minor infection or STD and although OTC drugs treat the itch and burning that comes with the infection, it may be likely that the infection can return or worse that you might be covering up something more serious and prolonging it. Also, if this is the second or third time that you've had a yeast infection, I would definitely go see a doctor to see if it's anything more than a regular yeast infection.

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    I've had yeast infections problem over 4 years. I tried everything, of course I went to the DR. about a hundred times, probably not that many, but it

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You can't really "treat" a yeast infection at home; you can help alleviate symptoms. Some medicated douches will help, AZO Yeast tablets provide some relief AND serve as a preventative. Taking a daily probiotic is always helpful if you are prone to yeast infections. For TREATING a yeast infection, you'll likely need something like Diflucan.

    Best of health to you! ~Namaste~

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Hi Kelly the best thing that has always worked for me is to first remove all white bread from my diet (because they contain huge amounts of yeast) and then to drink an alkalizer that's what we call it I think you guys call it ant acid twice a day. If it is itchy and burning "down there" take 2 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda and mix it in a half a glass of warm water once it has all dissolved take cotton wool and soak it in the liquid while you are sitting on the loo squeeze the cotton wool over the area until all the liquid runs over the affected area repeat until all the liquid in the glass in finished do this as often as necessary, because it is a natural products there are no side effects. Hope this helps.

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