Can yeast infection go away on its own or by itself?

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It is possible for a yeast infection to go away on its own, but it is not recommended to rely on this as the primary method of treatment. In some cases, a mild yeast infection may clear up without treatment, especially if the underlying cause is addressed. However, more severe or persistent infections may require medical treatment to fully resolve.
It is important to note that untreated yeast infections can lead to complications, such as chronic infections, skin damage, and a weakened immune system. Additionally, some symptoms of yeast infections can be similar to those of sexually transmitted infections, so it is important to seek medical attention to rule out any underlying conditions.
If you suspect that you have a yeast infection, it is recommended to see a healthcare provider for diagnosis and treatment. They can provide proper medication and recommend preventive measures to avoid future infections.

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