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Reoccuring Yeast Infections
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RoxiNewport83 posted:
Im 30 and have reoccuring yeast infections. I have tried all of the treatments, miconazole,diflucan,terconazole, boraic acid capsules,which work the the longest of all the medications and nothing seems to permanently treat it..The treatments clear it for a few days but it always comes back. i got a pap test and it was normal. Ive tried probiotic capsules, yogurt and nothing seems to regulate the yeast infections. Ive been to the doctor and no one seems to be able to tell me whats causing them. SOme say maybe diet,another doctor said if i lose weight they may improve...i am really frustrated that no doctor has a solution or can tell me what to do. i even got tested for diabetes and i am not diabetic...what is wrong with me?
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georgiagail responded:
Are you, by chance, on birth control pills?

Gail
 
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ClaireEsuz responded:
I have the same problem and was told that I would have to eliminate all sugar in any form for months to clear it up. I have tried but impossible to do. I suffer so with this. To add insult to injury I also get frequent bladder infections. More antibiotic. More yeast Its an endless cycle with no help
 
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An_252390 responded:
I've had the same problem. I realized there was a link with eating bread (french bread, sandwich bread and pizza) and my recurring yeast infections. I stopped eating bread and guess what? I haven't had a yeast infection in years! I now avoid wheat products all together. I focus on plant based whole foods, lost weight and feel much, much better. I walk about 4 miles two to three times a week and haven't felt this good in years. Best of luck to you!
 
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geni55 responded:
Another thing that might be a culprit is clothes which are very tight. Even when my blood sugar is under control, tight jeans can cause this with me.
WEB MD does have a good list of possible causes that I've seen in my emails before and you can research online too.
You might also try adding yogurt or acidophilus to your diet. That helps raise your good bacteria
 
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summer responded:
Are you sexual active? If so, your partner should be checked and or treated for a yeast infection. If he has it, and he may not have symptoms, he could be giving it back to you.
 
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marquardttina responded:
Hi,
I don't know if you tried this. But I have found that soaps and anything with perfumes cause me to have this problem. I stick with the same body washes. That I know don't bother me. I also take Florajen. I don't know if you use this but the lubercints that I was using with my boyfriend for those special moments cause problems. There is only one that does not have a warning on it. It is put out by lifestyles. I notice anyting with a warning on it. I have a problem with. All the cleansinge products. Even though they say all narual they cause problems. I don't know if you tried this yet.
 
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albuquerquemom responded:
Ask you doctor to culture the yeast. I had a yeast that was not affected by the regular yeast medicines. I had to take a different anti-fungal medicine. I finally had to go to a specialist in Phoenix, Arizona to get everything straightened out. Good luck.
 
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thereseross responded:
I used to get real bad yeast infections. I take a probiotic daily, drink lots of water, wear loose clothing, cotton underwear. I've also cut down considerably on breads and pastas. If you are sexually active, going to the bathroom before and after and making sure both partners are clean will help. Also make sure your partner does not have an infection, you could be passing it back and forth. Try to eat as clean as you can (no prepackaged foods), lots of fruits, veggies and fish, grilled, baked, broiled. Lay off the fried, fast foods, etc. Good luck!!
 
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An_252394 responded:
I am a senior citizen and I just started getting them. I was allergic to diflucan and my doctors assistance gave me a double dose the first time I tried it two years ago and now I have a resistance to all the meds they use use to treat yeast of URI. Even antibiotics to not work well. But, I have to wear a pad all the time, and I think this contributes to it. I do not eat bread and it is not the yeast causing mine but do not know what is? It is very painful and frustrating to hardly get over one episode before it comes back. I do wish they could find the cause but I believe ti may be some of the meds we take?\

I do wish we could find out. even quit wearing panty hose and nylon panties but that has not helped either. I have a decent diet but I do eat too much sugar so if that is the cause, I will never get rid of them.
 
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Barb_J777 responded:
I have the same problem.... I have narrowed mine down, when I eat too much yeast or sugar, I get a yeast infection If I refrain from eating too much of those 2 foods, then I don't get one.
 
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An_252400 responded:
I use to have the same problem when I was younger. I believe it came from my husband. He was see another woman and with me being his wife and he defiled our bed I kept them all the time. I don't think it has been enough research on this matter.I kept them back to back also.And I still think today it happen b/c of his infidelity.
 
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leapyearbaby responded:
I have yeast/fungus infections all the time. The only thing that has really helped me is Clotrimazole and Bethanethasone Dipropionate. Make sure you apply it to clean skin twice a day as prescribed. I tried lots of other medications but this is the one that works for me. Hope it helps you too.
 
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klschams responded:
All these tip are good. I would like to add coconut oil. youtube it. You will be amazed at the good it can do to help control yeast. I also take ProBiotics--at least 5 million count. You can make it better, don't give up.
 
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syh2222 responded:
I had the same problem and my nurse practictioner told me that I had an abundance of yeast in my body. Solaray has a product called "Yeast Cleanse" which you can find in any health food store like Vitamin Village, etc. It is an herbal supplement so it will take some time (like 2 weeks to a month) to get into the system and work, but it will help clear up the yeast infections and the horrible itch that comes along with it. You may also find that if you have a craving for sweets, this will also decrease. Again, I had the same problem and this really worked for me. Good luck!!


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