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How do you get rid of yeast infections under the breast?

I have recently started working out and am a 44D. From this I have had continuous yeast infections under both breast. I've tried cornstarch, otc yeast infection medicines and so on and they seem to help for a while, then the infection comes back worst than ever. Has anyone dealt with this before and if so how did you get rid of them?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:00 PM on Feb. 4, 2009 in Health

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  • this is gonna sound odd but athletes foot cream!

    most likely it's not a true yeast infection but a bacterial infection due to the moisture of the large breasts resting on your skin. the trapped moisture causes the bacteria to grow.


    Answer by Anonymous at 12:02 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • I use gold bond powder to help keep it dry from moisture..

    Answer by honeys_sugamama at 12:14 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • Athelets foot cream works but you can also try Tea Tree Oil

    Answer by amydh at 1:10 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • use what the others said and also it helps if you wear a bra all day long, invest in some really good sports bras to help keep them up at night so the skins not touching

    Answer by MeNMy2Kids at 1:40 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • i would say, idk i am not that big, but what about nursing pad that you can change to keep yourself dry and fresh all day ... like on hot days, when you sweat... sorry not much help.

    Answer by AmaliaD at 2:09 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • No cornstarch, it will feed the yeast!

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 4:05 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • My dr told me to use the vainal cream we use for yeast infections

    Answer by maven58 at 6:36 PM on Dec. 10, 2013

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