Good information regarding prevention of yeast infections.

Medtopicwriter

No one likes getting yeast infections…no one.  However, 75% of women will endure the displeasure of a yeast infection once during their lives and as many as 45% of women will experience two or more bouts.  During the hot sticky summer months, your likelihood of experiencing this uncomfortable vaginal condition is significantly increased.  While you can’t always prevent a yeast infection, there’s no reason why you still can’t enjoy a little fun in the sun.  Dallas-area gynecologist Dr. Maryann Prewitt, MD, FACOG suggests these basic guidelines to avoid the itching, burning, and other discomforts of a vaginal yeast infection.

TIPS TO PREVENT YEAST INFECTIONS YEAR ROUND

  • Go for 100 % cotton fiber underwear, or at least wear panties with a cotton panel at the crotch. Pass on panty liners, which can increase your risk of recurrent vaginal yeast infections. Yeast thrives in damp, moist environments. So, take care…

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