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MissVictoria
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Hey!

I have Strep Throat and I've been taking an antibiotic for a couple of days and I feel like I'm starting to get a yeast infection. Would a grapefruit seed extract supplement alone be able to kill the yeast infection?

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It might work. One thing: Grapefruit Seed extract interacts with some medications. I forgot which ones. Something about the chemicals in grapefruits. Maybe you can google it.

You can also try undecanoic acid from Thorne Research. It can bother your stomach, though.

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In my experience, GSE is not enough on its own to battle yeast, at least in my case. Undecylinic acid is a part of my daily protocol (so is GSE) while on antibiotics, but I still need additional antifungals sometimes.

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MissVictoria
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Thanks for the replies! I'm going to look into that. What other antifungals would you recommend?
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When my candida flared up, I also used caprylic acid and oil of oregano. Good luck.
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Remember, though, if you are taking prescription blood pressure meds, grapefruit is to be avoided.

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