How to get rid of a yeast infection is asked by both men and women. Yes man can also have yeast infections because just like women they carry the bacteria naturally just like women in their gut. You first port of call if you suspect you may have a yeast infection should always be your doctor. Many do though find that they suffer multiple outbreaks of the infection and seek out home remedies. Let me describe the actions you can take now to ensure that you can get rid of your yeast infection for good.
Firstly whilst you have the yeast infection refrain from intercourse. If you do have intercourse then use a condom. Intercourse is the most common way the infection is passed back and forth between partners..
Make sure that you avoid tight and synthetic underwear. Tight underwear will help the infection flourish. Opt for loose and light underwear made from materials such as cotton.
Refrain from using perfumed scents and soaps on the infected parts of your body as these can aggregate the condition.
If you suffer from repeated outbreaks of the condition try natural remedies. Once such remedy is the use of apple cider vinegar. Garlic also provides great relief from irritation caused by the infection. Some yeast infection treatments also include oral medications, depending upon the pain and discomfort level of the patient and if the physical condition of the patient is severe.
There are many other natural remedies which many claim do have long term success and can be safety tried if you suffer a chronic yeast infection or if you suffer repeated outbreaks of the condition. Read on for more advice.