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Does AZO Yeast work?

Vaginal yeast infections are common, in fact it is normal to have up to 3 a year. They are irritating and inconvenient so I totally understand why people would look for ways to A) prevent them B) soothe the irritation of an infection while you are waiting for medication to kick in. It is also … Continue reading

Condoms: a strategy for recurrent bacterial vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a condition in which the normal hydrogen peroxide producing lactobacilli in the vagina are depleted, resulting in an overgrowth of anaerobic bacteria, Gardnerella, and Mycoplasma. In other words, the good bacteria (which are the gate keepers and control the vaginal ecosystem) are replaced by the bad bacteria. BV causes an annoying, … Continue reading

Will I get a yeast infection if I eat too much sugar?

You’ve just finished (or are perhaps still involved) with the consumption of calorie laden holiday treats and are now wishing that you didn’t eat that second third slice of pecan pie, never mind God knows how many Christmas cookies. While some might pause to reflect on waistlines or thighs, your main concern is your vagina. Is … Continue reading

Is marijuana associated with yeast infections?

Approximately 5% of women are affected by recurrent vaginal yeast infections, meaning 4 or more yeast infections in a 12 month period of time. At any given time 20-25% of women have yeast in their vagina, but no symptoms. Over a 1-year period of time 70% of women will have yeast at some point. This … Continue reading

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