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Tried everything to cure vaginal infection, please help

Hello,
I am a young woman caught with a bad case of itchiness in the lower area that comes back about once a month.I has gotten worse and natural cures dont seem to help. I filled in the questionnaire in hopes that someone could see a remedy that would work for me. Thank You

Sex: Age: Female, age 27

1. Describe your main suffering?
Thick White discharge and severe itchiness in vagina. The tissues are swollen as well. Happens about 15 days before menstrual period

2. What other physical sufferings do you have in your body?
Lower back pain in the sacrum. Reynauld sydrom (fingers lose circulation and become white when cold). Severe thirst at night (wake up to drink). Easily tired or exhausted

3. What mental sufferings / feelings do you have associated with your physical sufferings?
Frustration, anxiety,

4. What exactly do you feel when you are at your worst?
Like my Vagina is burning and itching a lot

5. When did it all start? Can you connect it to any past event or disease?
When I first started having serious relationships with someone. When I am not
in a couple I do not seem to get this.

6. Which time of the day you are worst?
Before Bedtime, in the morning and sometimes at night

7. What are the things which aggravate your suffering and which are those which ameliorate the same?
Sugar but I cant seem to stop eating some. I helps when I put tea tree and coconut oil down there. Aleviates the itching. My infection also seems to go away when I have my period.


8. Do your think your sufferings have relation to any external stimuli (like, change of place) or any internal biological changes in the body, like, menses (in females)?
It often happens during my ovulation. It also happens quickly if I have too many sexual intercourses in the span of a few days. I think it gets worse when I am in a period of stress.

9. When do you feel better, during hot weather or cold weather, humid or dry weather?
I am very sensitive to cold. I have cold hands and feet. I like hot dry weather.


10. Describe your general mental set up? Are you Moody, Arrogant, Mild, Agreeable Changeable, Nervous, Suspicious, Easily offended, Quiet, Arguing, Irritating, Lazy etc.
Im am usualy quite agreable but stuborn in my ideals.
I can be easily offended or Irritated when I am tired

- How do you feel before or during a thunderstorm?
Funny question, I like thunderstorms. I feel energized

- Do you like being consoled during your tough times?
I tend to isolate myself when it gets rough

- Are you sensitive to external stimuli like smell, noise, light etc?
Yes very sensitive to noise and light, I get tired if my sences are overwhelmed

- How do you feel about your friends, family, your children and especially your husband / wife?
I feel I am never satisfied of my partner, I would like him to be perfect. I am critical of my family
as well but I know deep down that there is a lot of love between us.

11. What are your fears and do you dream of any situation repeatedly?
Fear of being alone.

12. What do you crave for in food items and what are your aversions?
Crave sugar. I do not like porridge, or anything that is mushy.
Potatoe or macaroni salades are also things I do not like.

13. How is your thirst: Less, Normal or Excessive?
Exessive at night, otherwise I dont drink much in the day.

14. How if your hunger: Less, Normal or Excessive?
Normal hunger. Can loose my apetite easily

15. Is there any kind of food which your body can’t stand?
Egg sandwiches or fatty things with mayonaise
16. Is your sweat normal or less or more? Where does it sweat more: Head, Trunk or Limbs?
I hardly sweat. When I do it is on the trunk
17. How is your bowel movement and stool type?
Once a day normally can go somedays without having any.

18. How well do you sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?
I sleep very well (like a log) on the side

19. Do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?
No
20. How do you think you are different from others, if at all?
Yes, I have a hard time confroming to societal norms, putting things in question
all the time. I have a hard time with superficial conversations.

21. What medications have been taken earlier by you to treat the diseases and do you have any particular symptom surfacing after the medication?
No official medication, only garlic, apple cider vinegar, probiotics

23. Describe, how do you look like? Describe your overall appearance
Pale, thin boned (borderline rachidique), thick brown hair, Small eyes, red nose, Long fingers and toes.

24.
-Often period are early with three first days heavy flow. Clots at the end of the cycle.
Back pain first day. Sadness and agressiveness two and three days before period.
 
  maya123 on 2014-12-03
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Will analyze n come back
 
Zady101 5 years ago
Have you taken any homeopathic meds? If yes, pls name them.

Where do you currently reside? Are honeopathic remedies easily availabke there?
 
Zady101 5 years ago
Dear Maya,

I am sure you have Candida overgrowth. Here is an article
below explaining it and what to do about it. Putting coconut or
tea tree oil on the area is not good- the tea tree oil can burn
your tissues, so can garlic.

If you are taking Birth control pills, this can help cause this
to happen. If you have had antibiotics in the last few years,
they will destroy the good bacteria and let the candida grow
unchecked. Then you crave sugar bc that is what the candida
needs to survive.

Zady can find you a remedy to help you overall, but you have to take steps to
get this under control with your diet-and even if you took diflucan etc to kill
the yeast, they will never get under control until your sugar intake is under control
and the right flora is restored.



__WHAT IS CANDIDA____________________



What on earth is candida? Candida is a fungus, which is a form of yeast, and a very small amount of it lives in your mouth and intestines. Its job is to aid with digestion and nutrient absorption but, when overproduced, candida breaks down the wall of the intestine and penetrates the bloodstream, releasing toxic byproducts into your body and causing leaky gut. This can lead to many different health problems, ranging from digestive issues to depression.

How do you get candida overgrowth?

The healthy bacteria in your gut typically keep your candida levels in check. However, several factors can cause the candida population to get out of hand:
Eating a diet high in refined carbohydrates and sugar (which feed the yeast)
Consuming a lot of alcohol
Taking oral contraceptives
Eating a diet high in beneficial fermented foods like Kombucha, sauerkraut and pickles
Living a high-stress lifestyle
Taking a round of antibiotics that killed too many of those friendly bacteri

Here are 10 common candida symptoms
Skin and nail fungal infections (such as athlete’s foot or toenail fungus)
Feeling tired and worn down or suffering from chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia
Digestive issues such as bloating, constipation, or diarrhea
Autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Lupus, Psoriasis, Scleroderma or Multiple sclerosis
Difficulty concentrating, poor memory, lack of focus, ADD, ADHD and brain fog
Skin issues such as eczema, psoriasis, hives, and rashes
Irritability, mood swings, anxiety, or depression
Vaginal infections , urinary tract infections, rectal itching or vaginal itching
Severe seasonal allergies or itchy ears
Strong sugar and refined carbohydrate cravings

How do you test for Candida overgrowth?

Blood test

You'll want to check your levels for IgG, IgA, and IgM candida anti-bodies. These can be checked through most any lab. High levels indicate an overgrowth of candida. I find in my clinic that these can often be negative even when the stool or urine test is positive.

Stool testing

I find this to be the most accurate test available. This will check for candida in your colon or lower intestines. The lab can usually determine the species of yeast as well as which treatment will be affective. (Note: be sure that your doctor orders a comprehensive stool test rather than the standard stool test.).





Urine test


This test detects a waste product of Candida yeast overgrowth known as D-Arabinitol. An elevated test means an overgrowth of candida. This test will determine if there is candida in your upper gut or small intestines.

HOW TO TREAT CANDIDA OVERGROWTH

Effectively treating candida involves stopping the yeast overgrowth, restoring the friendly bacteria that usually keep them in check, and healing your gut so that candida can no longer enter your bloodstream.

Getting rid of the candida overgrowth primarily requires a change in diet to a low carbohydrate diet. Sugar is what feeds yeast, so eliminating sugar in all of its simple forms like candy, desserts, alcohol and flours.

And reducing to only one cup a day of the more complex carbohydrates such as grains, beans, fruit, bread, pasta, and potatoes will prevent the Candida from growing and eventually cause it to die. I would recommend eliminating all fermented foods as well.

Using diet alone could take three to six months before the candida is back under control. Because of this I use an anti fungal medication such as Diflucan or Nyastatin for a month or longer with my patients. If you are self-treating you can take a supplement of caprylic acid. Caprylic Acid comes from coconut oil and basically "pokes holes" in the yeast cell wall, causing it to die.

You may read that some people recommend herbs such as oil of oregano. Oil of oregano can be very effective, but it can also kill good bacteria so I don't recommend it. The anti-fungal medications and caprylic acid are very specific to yeast and will not harm your good bacteria.

It's a must to restore the healthy bacteria that typically keep your candida population under control, you should take probiotics on a regular basis. Taking anywhere from 25 to 100 billion units of probiotics should help to reduce the Candida levels and restore your levels of good bacteria. Finally, healing your gut by eliminating inflammatory foods that can harm your GI tract and introducing foods that aid in digestion and nutrient absorption, will prevent candida from working its way through your body, and will dramatically improve your overall health.

If you would like to find out for sure if you have candida overgrowth, consider seeing a functional medicine doctor who is trained in detecting and treating candida
[message edited by simone717 on Wed, 03 Dec 2014 22:03:07 GMT]
 
simone717 5 years ago
This does seem like a fairly easy case - the rubrics I used were:

Leukorrhea white
Leukorrhea before menses
Leukorrhea with itching
Genitals, swollen
Genitals, swollen, worse before menses (agath-a, lyc, Sep)
Raynaud's disease
Thirst, extreme, night
Leukorrhea after coiton (cann-s, mag-c, nat-c, Sep)
Ovulation, symptoms occur or aggravate during
Obstinate
Offended easily
Aversion to family
Sensitive to noise
Cheerful when it thunders and lightens (bell-p, calc, Carc, caust, LYC, SEP)
Censorious
Fear of being alone

SEPIA seems to be the indicated remedy here. I would suggest 30c, obtained in liquid form (oral dosing liquid).

If you instead have pillules or pellets, you will need a small bottle and a dropper to make your own liquid dose. Mix water and alcohol into this small bottle to the ratio of 5:1. Dissolve 3 pillules/pellets into this bottle. All doses will be made from this bottle.

If you already have a liquid dose just start from step 1.

1. Hit the bottle 5 times firmly against the palm of the hand

2. Place 3 drops into 100mls of clean fresh water

3. Stir very thoroughly

4. Take 2 teaspoons out into the mouth and hold for 20 seconds, then swallow.

This is one dose and the same steps should be taken for any further doses, unless I ask you to change them in some way.

If any old symptoms reappear, or any current symptoms worsen, this is a GOOD sign in most cases. DO NOT SUPPRESS them with other kinds of medication unless you are in real danger (which is a highly unlikely reaction to a remedy).

However, if you are on regular medication it is also important that you do NOT stop taking this. Once it is determined the medicine has acted beneficially, we can look at reducing such medication if safe to do so.


Initially, I would take 3 doses only - one each day but do not continue if ANY dose causes an aggravation of your symptoms.
 
Evocationer 5 years ago
Thank you very much every one!

Evocationer,I will try the sepia and get back to you on this but I dont see why I cannot take it in capsule format? could you explain to me :)

Zady, I do not take any medication and I have not tried in other homeopathic remedies. I live in an area where I have access to a wide range of remedies. Thank you
[message edited by maya123 on Fri, 05 Dec 2014 23:24:41 GMT]
 
maya123 5 years ago
Hi Maya,

Evocationer is often not on the forum during weekends.

The remedy does not come in capsules. It is either
pills of various sizes or tabs or liquid.

Either way follow his directions as by these directions he
is making the remedy more gentle, with less chance of
a difficult aggravation ( meaning things you already have
getting worse) this often happens when a remedy is correct.

And for subsequent doses the hits on the bottle increase
the strength of the remedy slightly.

In homeopathy, Hahnemann in the 4th edition of the Organon
used dry doses, then in later editions went on to use water
doses and many homeopaths follow the later versions of
the Organon.

If you want to know more, you can google Dr. Luc ( now retired)
but he has the info online about dry vs. wet dosing.
 
simone717 5 years ago
Yes it is important to take the remedy as I specified. Dosage is as important as potency and remedy selection, so it must be handled properly. Dry doses (those not diluted in water) become less effective with each successive dose, and are more likely to create strong aggravations or side effects. They are also not absorbed as readily as when they are in water (as we are mostly water ourselves).
 
Evocationer 5 years ago
Have you been able to obtain the remedy as yet?
 
Evocationer 5 years ago
Hello Evocationer,

Sorry for the delay I took a little while to get the remedy in a liquid format. I tried the three doses about a week ago and I did not get the infection this month. I got very emotional a day or two after the doses. I am wondering do I take this remedy if the vaginal infection reocures and do I take it the same way (1 dose a day) ?Thank you very much I am certain this remedy has helped.
 
maya123 5 years ago
Ok that is good news, and a good first step.

Can you write better, worse, or same next to each of these symptoms, with a percentage as well to represent how much.

Leukorrhea white
Leukorrhea before menses
Leukorrhea with itching
Genitals, swollen
Genitals, swollen, worse before menses
Raynaud's disease
Thirst, extreme, night
Leukorrhea after coition Ovulation, symptoms occur or aggravate during
Obstinate
Offended easily
Aversion to family
Sensitive to noise
Cheerful when it thunders and lightens
Censorious
Fear of being alone
 
Evocationer 5 years ago
Leukorrhea white-better 30%
Leukorrhea before menses-better 20%
Leukorrhea with itching better-70%
Genitals, swollen- better 30%
Genitals, swollen, worse before menses- better 40%
Raynaud's disease- same
Thirst, extreme, night- same
Leukorrhea after coitionOvulation, symptoms occur or aggravate during-better 10%
Obstinate - worse 10%
Offended easily- same
Aversion to family - better 20%
Sensitive to noise -same
Cheerful when it thunders and lightens -same
Censorious- same
Fear of being alone- same
 
maya123 5 years ago
Alright, a fair few improvements, some of them marked. I am happy with the remedy so far.

What I will get you to do is to repeat the remedy again, exactly as before. Let me know at the end of 7 days what reactions you have had.
 
Evocationer 5 years ago

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