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Old 11-04-2012, 07:13 PM   #11
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Re: How to treat a yeast infection?

Probiotics and yogurt.


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Old 11-04-2012, 07:49 PM   #12
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Good luck! I never had much luck with the natural treatments. The one and only yeast infection I had in the last 10 years went from mild to severe in a matter of hours. I just opted for the OTC stuff because it was horribly painful and not to mention itchy and very swollen. Maybe if I get another one and can catch it early enough, I will try the garlic!
I tried yogurt Friday, Saturday and for the first part of today. But it got so itchy and swollen that I caved and bought an OTC cream

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Tea tree oil (don't apply it straight), probiotics, and cut the white sugar.
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Old 11-04-2012, 08:16 PM   #14
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Yep, I"ve used garlic as well! I peeled it, put a few slits in it and inserted it. To remove it, I beared down a bit, and it nearly pops right out! LOL! I put one in, then 12 hours later, I removed it and put in another, and did this for a few days. I'm not sure how long it takes, because it's been a few years since I've had an infection, but typically I put it in 1 day longer than I saw the symptoms. Works wonders and it's way cheaper to buy a garlic, than the expensive monostat or the Rx.
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:07 PM   #15
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Garlic has worked for me at any stage and I didn't have to insert it very far just right inside and it works quick. It burns a little but after itching so bad it felt good lol. I haven't had one in a long time but this always worked. Sometimes I would have to puncture she peeled garlic a little like with my nail or a knife so the juice could get out.
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