Can boric acid be used to treat vaginal yeast infections?

Answer Boric acid capsules can be used instead of prescription drugs to treat vaginal yeast infections. It may be more effective than prescription drugs for infections that are recurrent or resistant. Bor... Read More »

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Does boric acid treatment for vaginal yeast kill all the good bacteria as well?

Tink is right that you might have a sensitivity, it might be Candida, or something else and you may want to get a test to verify what it is... but to actually answer your question, yes, Boric Acid ... Read More »

Is salicylic acid used for yeast infections?

Salicylic acid, also known as beta-hydroxy acid, helps slough off scaly or flaky skin---a classic symptom of skin rashes caused by yeast infection. Because of this, it is sometimes used in multi-in... Read More »

Are vaginal bacterial& yeast infections contagious?

Vaginal yeast infections are not contagious under most circumstances, as they are caused by an imbalance in an ever-present bacteria in the body, usually by a suppressed immune system or alteration... Read More »

Do yeast infections cause vaginal dryness?

Yeast infections do not cause vaginal dryness. The federal government medical website MedlinePlus notes a number of yeast infection symptoms, including unusual vaginal discharge, itching and burnin... Read More »