I have struggled with yeast infections since I was a child. Despite what your friends and the internet may tell you, a yeast infection is NOT a sexually transmitted infection although you can transmit it sexually. Yeast infections develop from an imbalance inside. Honestly Naked focuses on exposing the naked truth about human sexuality, relationships and dating. My boys get them occasionally in the diaper area- I've found that after a bath every other day around here if I put some baby powder on them they don't seem to have as much trouble. I tried and it worked; my yeast infections became less frequent. That was her job and she gets paid to do it.
Candidiasis is an infection caused by a yeast a type of fungus called Candida. Contact your healthcare provider if you have any of these symptoms. People who eat a large amount of sugar are more likely to get yeast infections because yeast thrives in the presence of sugar—this is why I call yeast infections a bakery. Avoid tight underwear and clothes such as leggings and skinny jeans Avoid synthetic underwear, opt for cotton. If you do have a yeast infection, your doctor will probably prescribe a pill to swallow or a cream, tablet, or suppository to put in the vagina. Facebook 0 Twitter 0 livefyre Email Print. Pine cone extract along with a low sugar , low carb diet has worked for me.
Sign in to complete account merge. Some of the medicines used to treat yeast infections are available without a prescription, but you shouldn't just buy one if you think you have a yeast infection. Yeast infections also known as candidiasis are common infections caused by Candida albicans yeast, which is a type of fungus. Enter your email below and we'll send you another email. I find that wearing loose, soft clothing decreases the amount of discomfort.