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Yeast Infection (Thrush) – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Generally known as thrush, yeast infection is a fungal disease in which it grows in the mouth and throat. This fungus is called Candida albicans.

It can affect any part of the body, but it primarily affects:

  • Under arms
  • Area between toes
  • Genital area

Yeast Infection (Thrush) Symptoms:

  • Itching
  • Discomfort during intercourse
  • Burning sensation during urination

Yeast Infection (Thrush) Causes:

  • Yeast are microorganisms which are present in our body. An increase in the level of yeast leads to this infection. The level of acid, which keeps yeast in check, dips during:
  • Pregnancy
  • Menstruation
  • Diabetes
  • Intake of birth control pills

Natural Home Remedy Using Aloe Vera:

  1. Aloe vera gel is very effective
  2. Take an aloe vera leaf
  3. Peel off the skin
  4. Extract the gel from inside
  5. Apply this gel on the infected area
  6. Leave it for 30 min
  7. Wash it off with water
  8. Do this twice a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Coconut/Cinnamon Oil:

  1. Apply coconut or cinnamon oil 2-3 times a day
  2. Both oils have anti-fungal properties

Natural Home Remedy Using Yogurt:

  1. Soak cotton in yogurt
  2. Apply it on the infected area
  3. Leave it for 30 min
  4. Do this twice a day


  • For non-vaginal infections, apply garlic paste directly on the infected parts
  • Do not scratch the infected area

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