Effective Methods to Relieve Itching Yeast Infection
Posted on: 02 April 2016 by valeriya artur
The most unpleasant side effects of yeast infection are itching. It quite embossing as it forces women to keep on scratching their private parts even in public.
The worst part is that the itch is irresistible. There are different techniques adopted to relieve itching for yeast infection. Different people use over that counter prescription while others prefer natural remedies. All these techniques are however acceptable if at all the itching will stop.
However, apart from itching, there are also other harmful symptoms associated with the yeast infection that needs to be controlled. These include;
- Burning around the vaginal
- Odorless, whitish, thick vaginal discharge which can also be watery
- Pain during intercourse
These symptoms result due to a number of causes. These causes, however, depends on the kind of life and other predisposing factors such as;
- Uncontrolled diabetes
- Use of antibiotics
- Weak immune system
- Lack of sleep
- Menstrual cycle that results in hormonal imbalance
- Poor diet and bad eating habits such as excessive consumption of sugary food among others.
To control itching and other symptoms stated above, women uses different techniques. These include;
This is possibly the simplest way to use in order to handle this condition. It is an effective method in that you will not have to reduce your antibiotic intake. It is recommended that you take at least one cup of yogurt every time you are to take your antibiotics. Eating yogurt has long term solution to yeast infection caused by antibiotics. Yogurt contains a counter-reactive substance known as Lactobacillus acidophilus that acts against overproduction of yeast. In some instance, it is advised to directly apply yogurt on affected regions for direct treatment.
The use of acidophilus pills is also an effective treatment for yeast infection. These pills are available in your local drug store hence easy to access them. However, make sure to adhere to your doctor's prescription on the use of acidophilus pills. This is because over or underdoes can have a counter reaction which may affect your health.
These are gels, ointments and anti-fungal creams applied directly to the skin to fight yeast infections. These creams are for instance; butoconazole, miconazole, clotrimazole, and tioconazole. Depending on the stage of yeast infection, the creams can have effects right away or after a while.
The use of anti-fungal suppositories in also a commonly used method to fight yeast infection. These are mainly oval shaped tablets inserted inside the virginal to fight yeast infection. However, make sure to use this tablet only when under antibiotics treatment.