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Candidiasis (yeast infection) is alleged to be successfully treated either with home remedies or, in the case of a more severe infection, with either over the counter or prescription antifungal medications. Home remedies for candidiasis include the consumption or direct application of yogurt, which contains lactobacillus (a "friendly" bacteria that kills yeast), acidophilus tablets or salves, and even lightly crushed cloves of garlic, which yield allicin, an antifungal. Boric acid has also been used to treat yeast infections when gelcaps are filled with boric acid powder and two are inserted at bedtime for three to four nights. Whilst home remedies only offer relief in minor cases of infection, seeking medical attention is a necessity as the extent of the infection often cannot be judged well by the sufferer. Prescription medication is often the only solution to an infection; the antifungal drugs commonly used to treat candidiasis are topical clotrimazole, topical nystatin, fluconazole, topical ketoconazole. In severe infections (generally in hospitalized patients), amphotericin B, caspofungin, or voriconazole may be used. This is mainly talking about female yeast infection, which is much more serious than male yeast infection.

You probably don't need to go to a doctor unless it gets really bad. Just don't have sex until it's gone, and wear boxers, not "tighty whities". "Tighty whities" don't allow enough air flow and can make you more likely to get a yeast infection.

If you still have any professional questions about yeast infection, you could consult online doctors, such as Wuhan Dr. Lee's TCM Clinic, to get professional online help.

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Male yeast infection can he give it to a women?

Yes, a male can give a yeast infection to a woman.

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