Yeast infections typically disappear with adequate self-care measures
and medical treatment. If symptoms are unresponsive to these
measures, your health care provider may want to examine you again to make
don' t have a chronic or secondary infection.
If your yeast infection is healed, some tips your health care provider may give you to try to avoid another infection in the future include:
Drinking cranberry juice.
Eating yogurt for its lactobacillus cultures which can reduce recurrent infections.
Wearing underwear and pantyhose with cotton crotches and loose fitting slacks to avoid constant and excessive moisture in the genital area.
Changing out of wet bathing suits and exercise clothing as soon as possible.
Washing undergarments and bathing suits before each use.
Avoiding douche, scented tampons and pads, and baths and hot tubs.