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Yogurt in vagina
Posted on: 01/27/2007
-Question about live cultures in yogurt-
Hello, I know that eating yogurt with live cultures in it will help keep the healthy microbes in your vagina at a good level. But I heard recently that yogurt can be directly applied to the inside of the vagina to help control situations when the microbe levels get too high. Is this true?
It's true that eating yogurt with live cultures can help to maintain the normal bacteria in your vagina, however, if you have a yeast infection inserting yogurt with live cultures does not do much to fight off the infection. It's best to eat the yogurt when you?re feeling well and if you have an infection take antibiotics.