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Vaginitis And Yogurt

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vaginal infections

I was diagnos HIV in 1991. Early September I have gotten a Vaginal infections with Bacterial problems. It is now ending of January and I still have a discharge. Before visiting the doctors, I have tried over the counter monistat 2 times. and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...diagnosis (ie is a fungus present or do you have trich or bacterial vaginosis??). Often helpful to start eating active culture yogurt to try and normalize your gut/vaginal bacterial flore. Avoiding chemicals and other irritants in vaginal area... Read more »

atripla and Bacterial vaginosis

Dear Dr. I sent a question a couple of days ago with no response. I would really appreciate... Read more »

infections

I keep getting yeat infections, bv, and now i have something else. What can i do or why is this... Read more »
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Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

...bacteria known as lactobacillus, which occurs naturally in the vaginal flora of many women (and is similar to a bacteria found in yogurt), appears to reduce vaginal HIV viral load. Jane Hitti: We were interested to see how healthy vaginal... Read more »
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Vaginal Candidiasis

...severity of yeast infections. Eating larger amounts of foods that may suppress the growth of yeast, like garlic or milk and yogurt that contain acidophilus, may help prevent yeast infections or provide extra treatment for infections that occur. ... Read more »
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A "Cultured" Response to HIV: Probiotics in Yogurt Could Hold Keys to Optimal Gut Health in HIVers

... Yogurt may be a delicious snack for many people, and can be a healthy alternative to most pastries or potato chips. But can it also Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...bacteria in general, many nutritionists recommend adding Lactobacilli acidophilus bacteria to your diet. It can be found in yogurts and certain milks (look for Lactobacilli acidophilus on the label). You can also take it in pill form,... Read more »
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Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

ongoing symptoms

Posted by hopfullindy, 2 Replies
...otc suppository. It's still here and no one knows what to do for it. Anyone have any suggests? I am taking garlic and eating yogurt. Read more »

Yogurt for mild thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've noticed that regular yogurt (with acidophilus) seems to help with mild thrush. Could this be my imagination or does this really work? Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »