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A 46-year-old female asked:

Wwhen having a yeast infection, should you wear tight underwear and or jeans?

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Dr. Saima Jehangir
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
No: Yeast grows in dark , warm, moist places. Best to wear cotton underwear and loose fitting clothes.
Dr. Julie Reardon
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No: Yeast like sugar and moisture. Wearing tight occlusive clothing trap the sweat and moisture and make an environment for it to grow more. It also makes it more uncomfortable!

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Last updated Mar 28, 2017

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