Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
what happens if you leave a yeast infection untreated?
What happens if you leave a yeast infection untreated or at least long before getting treatment?  
I hear that it does not go away on its own, is this true?
Cancel
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
sometimes it can go away on its own, but most often not.  they're itchy terrible things, so i wouldn't want to leave it untreated if i were you!  pick up some monistat, or even try a home treatment like plain yogurt, and get some relief.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
how does the plain yogurt work?  I am not currently experiencing symptoms but i know its there from the red ness. and for like an hr or so it was itchy... that was it.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
79258 tn?1190634010
Recent studies have shown yogurt/acidophilus actually doesn't work. Definitely go with the OTC meds instead :-)
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
790669 tn?1465192699
Blank
KTowne, and Des_a_rae commented on Des_a_rae's status
1 hr ago
790669 tn?1465192699
Blank
Des_a_rae commented on photo
1 hr ago
Blank
Menstrual Tracker
Track your cycles
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Reach your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Top Women's Health Answerers
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
Avatar f tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
134578 tn?1463413330
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
Women's Health Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Women's Health Answerers
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
Avatar f tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
134578 tn?1463413330
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC