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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?
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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.
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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.
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Recent studies have shown yogurt/acidophilus actually doesn't work. Definitely go with the OTC meds instead :-)
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