A 21-year-old female asked:
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i keep having problems with yeast infections and vaginosis. i recently found out i'm allergic to petroleum. could this explain my issues from lube?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: An allergic contact reaction leads to disruption of the surface area making it more susceptible to infections. However you are also more likely to develop a yeast infection if you suffer from diabetes as well.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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