Symptoms, remedies, treatments and care for Yeast Infections

Yeast Infections

Vaginal yeast infection, a.k.a. candidiasis, is a fungal infection that causes irritation, discharge and intense itchiness of the vagina and the vulva - the tissues at the vaginal opening. It's a type of vaginitis, or inflammation of the vagina.

Yeast is a fungus that normally lives in the vagina in small numbers. A healthy vagina has many bacteria and a small number of yeast. The most common bacteria, Lactobacillus acidophilus, help keep other organisms like the yeast under control. When something happens to change the balance of these organisms, yeast can grow too much and cause symptoms.


Apply yogurt  Popularity: 91  Effectiveness: 3.7  
Soak in apple cider vinegar  Popularity: 86  Effectiveness: 3.5  
Soak in baking Soda  Popularity: 74  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Soak in coconut oil  Popularity: 67  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Eat probiotic yogurt  Popularity: 46  Effectiveness: 2.8  
Soak in cranberry juice  Popularity: 36  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Eat garlic  Popularity: 32  Effectiveness: 2.9  
Drink cranberry juice  Popularity: 25  Effectiveness: 2.8  
Apply tea tree oil  Popularity: 10  Effectiveness: 2.9  
Apply boric acid  Popularity: 4  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Soak in licorice solution  Popularity: 0  Effectiveness: 0.0  
Apply or take oregano oil  Popularity: 0  Effectiveness: 0.0  
Take calendula  Popularity: 0  Effectiveness: 0.0  
Apply olive leaf paste  Popularity: 0  Effectiveness: 0.0  

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