5 Ways To Get Rid Of A Yeast Infection

Written by: Michelle Rivers


When we talk on how to get rid of a yeast infection, you will find that most women are familiar to the concept.

And why not, as 75% of the women in this world face yeast infection in their lifetime.

The infection is characterized by burning sensation, itching and irritability in vaginal region.treat your yeast infection

Yeast infections can occur in any part of the body including mouth, esophagus, skin, female vagina and blood stream.

While the yeast infections in blood stream can become extremely dangerous, all other infections can be treated.

Vaginal infection is most common form of yeast infection caused by the fungus Candida albicans, found naturally in the human body.

This fungus along with other probiotic bacteria works to maintain the pH levels of our organs.

But, sometimes due to some external factors this balance is disturbed resulting into yeast infection.

It not only causes physical discomfort, but also ruins the sexual lives of partners.

However, the good news is that these infections cannot only be prevented, but also cured.

Here are top five tips that would help you get rid of this infection.


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1. Yogurt


Yogurt can work wonders to get rid of yeast infections.

Daily consumption of 250ml plain yogurt, containing bacteria Lactobacillus acidophilus, works to keep Candida in check, thereby reducing the intensity and occurrence of these infections.

Some people also apply yogurt on the affected area, but such a practice must not be undertaken without consulting your doctor.


2. Over the counter medicines

Several over the counter medicines are available to be used in yeast infection.

You can get anti-fungal creams and apply them topically on the infected area.

Make sure to apply them in moderate amount over a period of seven days for best effects.

Vaginal suppositories are also available over the counter.

These are wedge or rod shaped and are to be inserted into the vagina.

They have to be used over a period of seven days or till the infection last.

By getting directly in contact with the fungus, they kill the infection and also keep the area dry.

Anti-itch cream and oral tablets can also be obtained from a nearby drug store and used for these infections.




3. Boost your immunity

Yeast infections are the result of poor immunity.

Factors like stress, unbalanced diet, aging, hormonal imbalance, other medications and birth control can lead to poor immunity.

So, eat healthy, keep out of stress and do regular exercise to keep your immune system strong.

You can include foods like oranges, yogurt, apples, onions, beans, berries, plums, prunes, raisins and even chicken soup in your daily diet to boost your immunity.

The best way to get rid of a yeast infection is to be healthy.

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4. Stay clean and dry

Fungal growth responds best to humid conditions, i.e. you are more likely to have the infection is your vaginal area remains damp, moist and warm.

In order to prevent this, you should take regular bath, stay clean and keep your downstairs dry for maximum period of time.stay clean

You should also wear cotton clothes so that it gets ample air and remains dry.

Instead of wearing tight clothes, you should prefer boxers or such loose fitting clothes.

Rubbing soaps, specially scented ones should be avoided on your vagina, as they tend to disturb the pH, inviting more infections.

It is also suggested that you avoid having intercourse during this period, as the fungus may get transferred to your partner.

It stays there and when you have sex again, you can get reinfected.


5. Use cranberry and garlic

Garlic is known for its medicinal properties that works quite well for getting rid of a yeast infection.

Keeping your infected part soaked in water containing garlic, or including garlic in your food or taking garlic pills can also be helpful.

Garlic has strong antifungal properties that can kill the fungus causing infection.

Cranberries are also great to fight yeast infections.

You can either take dried cranberries, or cranberry pills or even cranberry juice.

It would reduce the pH of your urine, which when passes through infected portion, makes the conditions unfavorable for yeast infections.


Yeast infections are terrible, but you do not have to live with it.

Just use these methods and get rid of that itchy, irritating and uncomfortable situation.

Also, since most women are not comfortable discussing this problem, these methods can come in even more handy.


Michelle Rivers is the founder of yeastinfectionnaturaltreatmenthq.com. You can find her on Google+ . Over the last 5 years Michelle has dedicated herself to helping out others who are fighting to get rid of their Candidiasis yeast infection with tips, resources and helpful information.

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