Embarrassing question


lisajohanna3
on Apr 15, 2016 @ 09:55 am

Has anyone ever treated a yeast infection with plain probiotic yogurt? What was your experience? I woke up this morning with a yeast infection and applied plain Greek probiotic yogurt externally and internally. My grandma always told my mom and I to try it and it's my first time. I normally use Canesten but wanted to try a more natural remedy this time. I will obviously go and buy more Canesten if I see no improvement from the home remedy. I am also eating probiotic coconut yogurt (I am vegan, so I don't eat dairy) because I read that consuming the probiotics will also help.
 

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ldellepalme
. on Apr 15, 2016 @ 11:03 am

It will work if the infection is mild. I've soak a tampon in yogurt before and inserted. After a few days of doing that my symptoms disappeared :) But yes keep eating it along with other probiotic foods!
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blubie
wow on Apr 15, 2016 @ 11:41 am

i never knew this ....
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KrissiC
. on Apr 15, 2016 @ 12:48 pm

Did not know this either
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wendyroy
. on Apr 15, 2016 @ 12:53 pm

im not so sure that applying to area will help...the idea of using a probiotic orally is to re-establish a good balance of good bacteria, which has for some reason declined". Have you used antibiotics recently?
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Angelwingsx2
Embarrassed Question on Apr 16, 2016 @ 08:05 pm

This is the first I have heard of anyone soaking a Tampon in Yogurt and inserting it inside.There's a first time for everything.O.K. if it works,I think I would go to a Doctor though,that is what I do with a yeast infection.Everyone does everything different.
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sammiemk
. on Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:42 am

Try drinking cranberry juice! It's always worked for me! Lots of antioxidants in it.
I've heard of eating yogurt, but I don't know if putting it inside is the best choice...

Honestly, do a quick google search for natural yeast infection remedies. That might help to find other solutions too.
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KelseySomerville
. on Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:35 pm

Do not insert yogurt into your vagina. Do your research, this is an awful idea. Everything I have ever read from a medical professional has said this is ill advised.You should be ingesting the yogurt.
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charbella2
. on Apr 22, 2016 @ 02:07 pm

I would just go to a doctor before sticking food up you. Just to be on the safe side.
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Zillah82
Interesting with the tampon on Apr 24, 2016 @ 05:59 pm

I think cranberry juice may help :)
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Cheryl
Question on Apr 25, 2016 @ 01:54 pm

Canesten should be able to clear that up quickly. Good luck
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