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Can I Avoid Yeast Infections by Changing My Diet?
infections are most often caused by a fungus called Candida albicans . Yeast loves sugar, which may help explain why women ..... against yeast infections (friendly bacteria crowd out any candida that try to roost there). Acidophilus is the one that
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Ask Bob Greene's Team: Where are the hidden germs at the gym?
about taking off the shorts that just spent an hour on the stationery bike (one microbiologist found the fungus Candida albicans , which causes yeast infections, on exercise bike seats all over New York City) and tossing them into a bag with
Beginner's Guide to Erotica
with glycerin, because glycerin is sugar and may cause a yeast infection (yuck!). Even the most popular water-based lubes contain ..... to start with. A safe bet if you want a lot of story is a Candida Royalle film like The Bridal Shower or Eyes of Desire. Then
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Yeast infection cream Vaginal Yeast Infection Cream Standard use: Providing relief for the itching, burning and irritation affecting your lady parts. Surprise use: Providing relief for itching, burning and irritation affecting your feet, or
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at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine . But you could have a semen sensitivity, or you might have a yeast infection or a case of bacterial vaginosis (a common infection that often causes odor and discharge) that's being exacerbated
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readings. Pap smear: Having sex or using vaginal douches, creams, lubricants, tampons, or medications (like those for a yeast infection ) at least 24 hours before a Pap may wash away, mask, or boost the number of abnormal-looking cells, making results
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discharge that afflicts women (for the approximately 25 percent of women who make it through life without ever having a yeast infection : It resembles cottage cheese). Fortunately, Monistat and other OTC anti-fungals don't discriminate, and work just
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your dosage of Fage, Rankin says you'd be better off taking daily probiotic supplements. However, the most reliable yeast infection cure usually comes in the form of an antifungal suppository (OTC or prescription). Is it safe to use two tampons at once
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used to taking a pill for every ailment. We are used to side effects; for instance, a woman takes an antibiotic for a yeast infection , which then requires another antibiotic for the new strain of infection that has compromised the gut flora, so she takes
Former Erotica Stars
Oprah Radio host Dr. Laura Berman talks with former adult film stars Candida Royalle and Dr. Sharon Mitchell about their careers in the adult film industry and what they do for a living now.