Candida Albicans: Yeast Infection

Candia albicans, also known as ‘candidiasis’ and ‘candida vaginitis‘ is a type of yeast infection. It inhibits the mucous membranes of genital tract (especially the female vagina), intestines, mouth (called ‘thrush’), throat and esophagus.

Systemic yeast (infection) is when the blood contains yeast and thus carries the yeast throughout the body. This is the form of yeast that goes undetected in many people. Normally the micro-organistic fungus lives in a healthy balance with other flora or bacteria in the body, but certain conditions such as acidosis disrupt the balance and cause the fungus to multiply.

Most candida problems occur with women in the vagina. When the vagina is infected by yeast, the result is called ‘vaginitis.’

Symptoms and Causes

Vaginitis causes inflammation of the mucous membranes of the vagina and is characterized by a large, white, thick, cheesy discharge and excruciating itching and burning.

The greatest culprit in causing candida or yeast infection is antibiotic medication prescribed by doctors. Antibiotics weaken the immune (defense) system and destroy ‘friendly’ or ‘beneficial’ bacteria that normally keep candida under control in the body.

All vaginal orders are First chakra disorders. The First chakra deals with ‘grounding.’ If you are not firmly grounded in your sexual belief system and orientation, you create an imbalance in your sexual reproductive system energy in general and your vaginal energy in particular.

Effects of Yeast Infections

Because vaginal disorders impede sexual activity, it is the body’s way of making a women stop or pause temporarily so as to concentrate on her mind, body, and emotions so as to address problems.

Males can also contract yeast infections. Candida infection in males manifests as jock itch or athlete’s foot.

Babies too also suffer from yeast infection, commonly oral thrush, white sores that form on the tongue and gums and also inside the cheeks.

Oral thrush can also manifest on the baby’s buttocks, manifesting as diaper rash.

Natural Alternatives

Natural alternatives to pharmaceutical grade antibiotic medication include the following herbs:

  • Echinacea
  • Garlic
  • Goldenseal
  • Myrrh Gum
  • St. John’s Wort
  • Marshmallow, and
  • Lomatium

Antifungal herbs include:

  • Black Walnut Hulls
  • Garlic
  • Neem, and
  • Wormwood

Bee propolis is also antifungal in nature, although it’s not vegan.

Essential oils (plant blood) that are antifungal in nature include:

  • Clove
  • Kanuka
  • Manuka
  • Oregano
  • Pink Pepper
  • Rosewood, and
  • Tagetes

Add a few drops (1-3 drops) of these oils to your bath water.

Dietary Intervention

A healthy diet needs to be adapted, preferably vegan and/or raw foods (or a combination of both). Meat, dairy products, processed and refined so-called foods must go.

Yeast thrives in sugar. Eliminate processed and refined sugar from the diet and it’s harder for yeast to take hold. Herbs that can help you to kick the sugar habit include:

  • Stevia
  • Gymnema sylvestre
  • Licorice, and
  • Cinnamon

Lifestyle changes need to be made. You must adapt a healthier lifestyle. Become mobile (yoga, tai chi, qi chong, pilates, swimming, etc.). Wear loose fit clothing so your body can breathe. Embrace a positive, healthy, and loving mindset. All negative emotions and feelings (anger, envy, bitterness, jealousy, hatred, etc.) must be released and transmuted into positive energy.

Abstain from sex, including oral sex, until the yeast infection has cleared up. Give the vagina time to heal so that sex can be pleasurable and healthy.

DHerbs Solutions

For chronic vaginal yeast infection, try:

To knock out an insidious yeast infection within 3-5 days:

  • Take 5 capsules of Candida Normalizerevery 2-3 hours for 3-5 days.
  • Only eat raw foods like salad. Drink plenty of vegetable juice throughout the day (3-5 times). Order the Full Body Cleanse Companion (ebook)for additional raw foods and vegetable juice recipes.
  • Bathe in sea salt (2 boxes), 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide, and Tea Tree Oil (5-8 drops) daily.
  • Perform an enema every other day. The enema solution should be herbal (consisting of Black Walnuts, Echinacea, and Goldenseal, and Cascara Sagrada). Make a tea of these herbs and pour the tea in your enema bag (if you use loose herbs, make sure you strain the tea first).
  • If you choose to do douching due to severe itching and inflammation, make a tea consisting of Red Raspberry Leaf, Marshmallow, Slippery Elm Bark, Mullein leaf, and Lemon Verbena, and add in 3 drops of Tea Tree Oil.

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Related Questions

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    Q: I have female problems. I have been told I have vaginitis and I get yeast infections a lot. I have a major unbalance in the vagina. Should I do a FULL BODY DETOX? Should I also do the Candida, Vaginitis and Yeast Infection kit or all? Which should I do first? I also have menstrual problems where I spot all the time. Should I stop taking Birth Control? What herbs could I take to regulate my menstrual cycle?

    A:

    I WOULD HIGHLY SUGGEST YOU FIRST PERFORM THE FULL BODY DETOXFULL BODY DETOX CLEANSE FOLLOWED BY THE TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE. YES, PERSONALLY I WOULD NOT TAKE BIRTH CONTROL PILLS. THOSE THINGS KILL WOMEN! FOR YOUR MENSTRUAL CYCLE (AFTER YOU'RE DONE WITH THE 2 CLEANSES ABOVE), TAKE A DAILY REGIMEN OF MOON CYCLE FORMULA, FEMALE HORMONAL FORMULA, AND FEMALE HEALTH TEA.

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    Q: I'm on my 9th day of the FULL BODY DETOX which I am performing to heal from genital herpes. I am also am suffering from a yeast infection at the moment. I know that under your â€CANDIDA ALBICANS: YEAST INFECTION†article you suggested to do the full body detox. My question is will performing only the full body detox kit wipe away the yeast infection or do I HAVE TO TAKE EXTRA HERBS ON THE SIDE TO TAKE OF THAT problem including the genital herpes problem? During the FULL BODY DETOX you said lemon juice and sea salt for salad dressings but by any chance is regular dressing such as Italian, ranch or blue cheese or even hot sauce ok to eat the salads with? Are we able to eat crouton with our salads while performing the FULL BODY DETOX and anti-viral?

    A:

    After the FULL BODY DETOX, please perform the 10-DAY SUPREME CANDIDA CLEANSE. No commercial brand salad dressings (unless you use Anne's, Follow Your Heart, etc. available from Whole Foods Market). No croutons. Please read the article â€WHAT IS RAW FOODS†because if you know what raw foods are, many questions will automatically be answered on your own (not that it's a problem, simply for your edification).

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    Q: Recently I had a problem with feeling unfresh with my vagina and felt like I might have a yeast infection so my boyfriend and I ordered your CANDIDA BUSTER, we both have started to feel better but his penis is sore and we don't know if he should continue to use it or if we should avoid sexual contact and also how long are we to take this?

    A:

    A SORE PENIS MEANS It’s TIME FOR A BREAK FROM SEX SO HEALING CAN TAKE PLACE.

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    Q: Hi there, I never got yeast infections before but I had my first one in March of this year (2015) and have been suffering ever since. I was first treated with fluconazole and the infection went a way for a few weeks and then came back to which I was treated with another dose... again, it came back. I was treated with one more dose of the fluconazole- 3 pills every other day, I'm not sure the strength.... and of course, it came back. I went back to the doc and said I wanted to try a different solution as this wasn't working. They sent my culture into the lab to test for a different strand of candida but it came back just a strong strand of candida albicans. I was sent home with a cream and told to try boric acid suppositories or get put on a weekly prescription of the fluconazole. I don't want to rely on perscription meds that seem to make it only come back stronger. If you have any advice, please please please help me I am so desperate. I have been taking probiotics, using coconut oil for relief and cutting out all sugar. Any help would be so much appreciated. Best, Rokki

    A:

    We always recommend starting off with the Full Body Cleanse to help eliminate the toxins and waste that often contributes to recurring issues in the body. You should move on to the 10 Day Candida Cleanse to specifically address the candida presence in your body. After cleansing you should avoid consuming a lot of sugar, dairy and processed foods. You can also continue to take the Candida Normalizer as a maintenance.

    We also recommend reading our article entitled Candida Albicans: Yeast Infection.http://www.dherbs.com/articles/candida-yeast-infection-144.html

    Product Links:

    Full Body Detox - http://www.dherbs.com/store/full-body-detox-kit-p-1.html

    Candida Normalizer - http://dherbs.com/store/candida-normalizer-p-13.html

    10 Day Candida Cleanse -http://dherbs.com/store/10-day- -candida-cleanse-p-395.html

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    Q: What do you recommend for a very bad case of systemic yeast with many symptoms; cold hands and feet, constipation, mental confusion, bad food digestion, etc? And what about replacing the good bacteria? I have tried many things and nothing has worked. I think this Candida yeast came from being on birth control for a short period of time and then Anti-Biotics for a short time as well, probably stress too.

    A:

    Perform the FULL BODY DETOX for 3-weeks. After the FULL BODY DETOX, take 6 capsules daily of Candida Buster formula, and 3 capsules daily of Colon Conditioner. Try our natural PRO-BIOTIC/ACIDOPHILUS formula to replace the beneficial bacteria.

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    Q: Hi can you tell me if it is safe for my dog to take Candida buster? She has had a yeast infection for about a year and it gets better then bad again.

    A:

    Yes, it is safe for your dog to take Candida buster formula.

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    Q: Hi, I just emailed you the other day. I hope I'm not getting on your nerves but you have so many products that it's hard to decide which to buy first. But you did suggest three programs for me already. I was reading some info you gave on Candida yeast infections and you mentioned to start with the 10 day supreme Candida cleanse for severe infection and since I do consider my problem severe because I've been dealing with it for 21 years and it has gotten worse, I was wondering if I could start with the 10 day Candida cleanse then do the full body detox then the total woman cleanse and finally the 10 day supreme colon cleanse. You are offering discounts on some of your products so I'll be able to start these programs right away. What do you think? I value you your opinion. Thanks for responding so quickly.

    A:

    Change your diet: go raw foods/vegan - no meats, no dairy products, no refined grains Perform FULL BODY DETOX (FBD). Afterwards perform the TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE,

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    Q: I am suffering from severe yeast infections since past several months, have taken acidophilus, grapeseed extract, garlic, etc. The condition has become very itchy, burning sensation while urinate, massive white clotty discharge. Also suffer from an ovarian cyst and bartholins cyst on outside of vagina. Just confirmed my pregnancy yesterday. Please advise me on what I should do. I have been a vegan for 5 years, no dairy; do consume soy. Also, would Kundalini yoga be beneficial or harmful for me throughout my pregnancy? What should be the proper daily diet? how often I should eat? how herbs should be taken? Whatever advice you have helpful, I am ever so thankful and humble. Peace, love and light.

    A:

    Try our CANDIDA BUSTER (3 capsules three times daily), SUGAR BUSTER (3 caps daily), and YONI FORMULA (3 caps daily). Bathe in hot water, sea salt, and 1 cup hydrogen peroxide (daily). Yes, yoga is great for pregnancy. Don't get off into Kundalini yoga, but PRE-NATAL YOGA! Avoid all sugars (except for Stevia) including fruit sugar until the situation is under control. Read our article â€PRE-NATAL HEALTHâ€! It has great information for you. It is located on our site under "Articles."

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    Q: I am a 29 year old African American female. I would like to tell you my story and get your advice. Before Sept. 28, 2008 I was a healthy fun loving female but after sept. 28th my health has not been the same. I wake up in the morning weak with nausea and headaches. I went to Kaiser and they said I had a virus and I had to let it take its course. I work with kids and it was hard for me to go back to work because 1. I kept getting sick. 2. My boss was mad that I was sick and not able to work. So I went back to Kaiser and then they said I was sick and had a virus with a mix of anxiety(due to my boss going crazy on me). They said I need to rest and stop being anxious, so I can heal.(well the anxiety is gone) Next I started to get sharp pains in my stomach area(which I have had before on and off for the past couple of years but it would only happen like once or twice a year) but I was scared because the pains we're very sharp and happening like two weeks apart. So Kaiser told me to go see a Upper GI Dr. I went to see one and had an endoscopy done and they found a yeast infection in my throat and that also my esophagus was irritated to but my stomach looked fine. So they put me on Prontiox (for the irritated esophagus and Difucan (for the yeast infection). Well as soon as I finished the medication for the yeast infection in my esophagus, I lost my voice and could not talk for 4-5 days and I still have the stomach pains. So the Upper GI dr. told me the sore throat and losing my voice was a side effect to GERD and that is what I may have. So he asked to up the dose of the Prontiox (so now I am taking 80 mg instead of 40 mg a day). But guess what still having stomach pains and my voice still goes in and out and it feels like something is stuck in my throat and now when I eat, I feel food get stuck in my chest like right in the middle of my breast. So what is going on with me...they have done blood work on me from blood count to checking me for STD's (even HIV) and everything came back normal/negative. And they keep saying all my blood work is healthy...So what is going on and what can I take, because I am a natural person and my system is sensitive to a lot of stuff and I don’t like being on these medications. And now the DRs may think I have IBS..Oh boy Help!! And oh yeah I have had very bad cramps when I have my period and take Motrin and I would like to know is there anything I can take that is sensitive to my stomach... HELP

    A:

    Beloved, first perform the FULL BODY DETOX. Next, perform TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE, and lastly, perform the 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE. These kits will repair your system!

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    Q: Greetings, I wanted to let you know that I have been taking your prenatal vitamins, and they work great! I am expecting in December, and I am still nursing my one year old. Without the herbs I would not have the energy. Also, my husband's brother used your detox, and also loved it. I do, however, have a question for you. I was reading your article on Candida Yeast Infections and came across something very interesting, intertrigo. I believe this is what my daughter has in the folds of her arms. You told me to use shea butter some time back, and it works but the problem has never gone away completely. I believe the problem is internal. I believe we all, my husband, daughter and myself have some form of this yeast problem. I'm taking her to the pediatrician tomorrow, but you and I both know how that's going to end up. Any suggestions?

    A:

    Greetings Beloved! Wow! That's great to hear! Always glad to hear how people benefit from Nature's herbs. And yes, the problem is always internal as I explain in the article "Skin Disorder = Blood Disorder" which is why you should also concentrate on the child's internal makeup, i.e. liquid extracts, i.e. Vitamin C, Blood Extract, Goldenseal-Echnicaea.

    Article
    Skin Disorder = Blood Disorder

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    Q: My son has what traditional doctors are saying is a yeast diaper rash. He has red bumpy spots in his diaper area all over. I've tried several things, and nothing seems to work. As days go by it's getting progressively worse. Any suggestions, or recommendations?

    A:

    I commend you for trying to find natural alternatives for the care of your child. There is great and easy way to navigate your way through the Dherbs.com website to help you easily find our DHERBS products for any issues that you may be experiencing. On the main page, go to ONLINE store. There is an area that you can type your request, (ie., diaper rash) and all the products that we carry that can be used for this will come on the screen for you to choose from! We have a few awesome products that you can use to help with your child's diaper rash. The Children and Infant Oral Antiseptic Spray, and Oz-Oil can be used to help resolve the issue. You can find more detailed information on the products on the website in the online store! Have a wonderful day.

    Product Links:
    Children Detox
    Oral Antiseptic Spray

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    Q: I am prone to yeast infections, from mild to heavy, even sex... My doctor said that before and after periods, my immune system gets a little off balance and that?s how I get them....How do I stop them? Also, since I was a kid, I've always had a horrific gas problem, pains get so intense that I?m on the floor in tears...it never goes away no matter what I eat....any cure out there?

    A:

    Yeast infections can often result from excessive SUGAR in the diet and imbalance of flora (bacteria). We recommend you perform the Full Body Cleanse, followed by our Female Cleanse.

    As a maintenance regimen after the cleanses above, we suggest you take 3 capsules daily of Candida Normalizer, Sugar Control, and Bowel Motion.

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    Q: I have a 2 month old newborn son, I did not circumcise, I had him at home without active/medical management, and I breast feed exclusively. However, my milk supply is decreasing by the day. I drink Organic Mother's Milk tea, Raspberry Leaf tee, and I drink 3 glasses of Spirulina water a day. Also, while I was pregnant suffered from Candida, up until a week before the natural birth. From then until now, the yeast was gone. I've recently started itching, and discharging again. Please advise me of your products that would heal the condition?

    A:

    You might want to try these products Beloved! Echinacea-Goldenseal extract and/or the 10-Day Electric Greens Cell Food Cleanse.

    Product Links:

    10-Day Electric Greens Cell Food Cleanse
    Astragulus-Goldenseal-Echinacea Extract

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    Q: Unfortunately, we never got a chance to begin the FULL BODY DETOX because the wound became badly infected and he was hospitalized and given large doses of i.v. Antibiotics to control the infection. After a week of this, he was discharged with an oral antibiotic, levaquin, to continue taking with also a wound-vac attached to the huge gapping hole in his leg. This machine sucks out the extra fluid and infectious material which, according to them, will assist in tissue regeneration thus closing and healing on its own without performing a 3rd surgery to try and close it. HERE LIES THE PROBLEM, as a result of the poisons, he's developed an oral thrush and a rash in his groin area. Keep in mind that before now, he's a man who would never take any drugs not even an aspirin and even refused the pain killers post surgery. One of your customer service reps advised to move forward with the FULL BODY DETOX 1st before I proceed to order the : CANDIDA BUSTER. He also advised to check with you on this approach. Additionally, what do you think of using a colloidal silver to assist with killing off any infectious bugs that may be lingering? He has discontinued the levaquin and all of their completely.

    A:

    I WOULD SUGGEST BEGINNING WITH THE FULL BODY DETOX AND USING THE COLLOIDAL SILVER ONLY AFTER COMPLETING THE FULL BODY DETOX. ONE THING FOR SURE, HE HAS THE RIGHT FRAME OF MIND. SOUNDS LIKE HE'LL BE ALL RIGHT IF HE PERFORMS THE NATURAL THINGS AND ENTIRELY LEAVE THE DRUGS ALONE!

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    Q: What is Red Yeast Rice Supplements good for? Does Red Yeast Rice help with Cholestral Levels, to lower them?

    A:

    I don't know, Beloved! I haven't studied this products. I'm really only into herbs.

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    Q: I've been taking Depo-Provera for 10yrs. I have noticed a discharge but it has no odor and does not itch. The discharge is not much but it is there. When I told the doctor and the doctor ran a test they said it was nothing and that it was normal because of the hormones in the birth control method. I'm confused. What can I use to clear that up? It's been like this for 10yrs. When I stopped the Depo it went away. When I started again after a year of having a break from it, there it was again. I had a yeast infection both times when I was pregnant with my children and was treated with antibiotics. Antibiotics make me itch. I know you speak against Rx birth control methods, but when I came off for that year I bled so heavy (22 days) that I decided to go back on. I am 40 yrs. old with Hypertension (HTN). What should I do?

    A:

    Personally, I'd leave the drugs alone which have caused you great harm. Detox with the FULL BODY DETOX and after cleansing your body, start using the Herbal Contraceptive formula. Clearly the Depo is your problem!

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    Q: What type of herbs can prevent yeast infections?

    A:

    Because this is a common question we typed a whole article on this subject. Please read our article "CANDIDA ALBICANS: YEAST INFECTION" in our articles section on our site. It offers natural remedies near the end of the article. Dherbs products good for candida FULL BODY DETOX, TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE, and 10-DAY SUPREME CANDIDA CLEANSE.

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    Q: While doing a candida cleanse, it was told to me that I should be following a raw food diet full of fruits and vegetables. Fruits have high sugar content and can feed a candida overgrowth, as it is a well known fact that candida albicans thrive on sugar. How can I justify eating fruits high in sugar? Thank you for your comments. Ozzy

    A: Yes, when you have a candida issue it's best to avoid refined sugar. Sugar from a natural source like fruits should be consumed moderately. In your case it would be best to consume fruits mainly in the mornings for breakfast when your body maximizes on food the most, avoiding the ones that are very high in sugar.

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    Q: Hello... I apologize for the length of this because I understand how precious your time is. About 2 weeks ago I had a one-night stand. We used a flavored condom. A few days after I began to have some vaginal itching, which I disregarded as yeast infection I took some black walnut hulls but that did and the itching subsided it a bit. I decided to buy some vagisil (I know its toxic but the itching was unbearable and I wanted immediate relief so badly.) Later on that day my clitoris began to burn but I thought it was from the vagisil. Fast-forward 2 days I looked at my vagina in a mirror and noticed there was a small scab on clitoris. Immediately thought I had herpes. I read your article on herpes and thought I needed to detox my body immediately I have been living unrighteous and it is time to live righteously! I forgave myself for abusing myself with alcohol and weed and unrighteous sex. I then forgave the person for giving me herpes. I'm grateful I had that encounter because it taught me to become center and grounded. I ordered the full body detox, which I am on currently and thought maybe I should do the anti viral kit & regimen afterwards. However I did not get tested for herpes and I may not even have it. I did not want to get tested because I did not want it on the books that I have herpes. I fully agree and over stand there are no incurable diseases. MY body is in a diseased state and blood is toxic. My question is should I get tested after the anti viral regimen kit if I have never been diagnosed with the disease. And I am also a college student with limited funds and not sure if I should invest in the kit because I do not have any money right now. I'M not having sex again until it is with a soul mate. I do want to take an HIV test to show my soul mate I do not have that disease. (in case he asks) I have never taken one of those before. Will it come back negative after the full body detox? I'm not sure what to do from here. Thank you for time. I truly appreciate your site. If I had not found your site I would not be a vegetarian to day and I would not know how to heal myself. I excited about my new path of living positively!

    A:

    I would suggest you read our article "Genital Herpes". Sound likes you learned a serious lesson. Now it's time to heal. I would recommend performing the Anti-Viral kit followed by the Full Body Detox and if you can only order one product, I'd say give the Anti-Viral a try. Please read our free health articles. they will further stimulate thinking.

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    Q: About 8 years ago my boyfriend and I had intercourse, and this one time he said that when we had intercourse that his penis felt like it was burning. We both went to the health clinic, had cultures done and could not find anything wrong with him. they told me that I had a yeast infection. since then he has had a hernia repaired. Now he has another hernia and is going to get that fixed. he says that the tip of his penis gets red, and it burns really bad when he urinates. about 2 years ago he went to a urologist. He told my boyfriend that his prostate was swollen and that it sat to the left a little bit and that the urethra tube was swollen. He gave my boyfriend a prescription for urinating and that was it. He spent $800 dollars and the problem is still there. We have tried everything including herbs. Any suggestions as what it could be and what he could take?

    A:

    Sounds like your boyfriend has serious inflammation of the penis. Only mucus/acidity causes inflammation like this. The prostate would not cause the tip of the penis to swell up.

    Inflammation while urinating usually denotes STD (sexually-transmitted disease) infection. However, it could be that your vagina is too acidic. It's most definitely of a sexual nature. You and your boyfriend should both perform the 20-day Full Body Cleanse and abstain from sex during this time to purify and strengthen your bodies.

    For temporary relief of the penile inflammation, have him dip the head of his penis in a bowl or cup of cold aloe vera gel. Make sure he drinks a half cup of BITTER cranberry juice (diluted with water) daily as well.

    He should also bathe in hot water DAILY with 2 boxes of sea salt added and a cup of hydrogen peroxide.