Reoccuring yeast infections/ uti

Christine - posted on 10/05/2016 ( 1 mom has responded )

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I've had yeast infections and uti hear and there the past 5 or 6 years. For the past 6 months or so I've gotten both ever single month. After being on medicine the symptoms come and go, then I'm hit with another infection. I have an 8 year old daughter and this started after I had her, I've never had these kinds of problems before having her.
I recently did a lot of research on feminine hygiene, infections, diets, etc. I changed my diet completely for the past two weeks, cut out sugar almost completely, coffee is black (no sugar or creamer) and I drink much less of it. I also started using witch hazel (with no alcohol, this is very important) for cleaning my privates once a day. No scented laundry soaps or bath soaps, I only use dial soap and use wash cloths only now (not shower puffs, they are breeding grounds for bacteria). I take probiotics daily and AZO YEAST, this helps tremendously. So far my symptoms have been going away. I'm worried this is goingoing to be a continuous thing. It has put pressure on my relationship, sex is painful and irritating.

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Aster302516 - posted on 10/05/2016

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I’m sorry about your infections. I’ve got Uti a few times and I know how painful this can be. I just said a prayer for you and I really hope you find some help in dealing with this problem. Sending love and hugs your way!

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