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A 49-year-old female asked:

I use baby oil for shaving, if some gets inside of my vagina could it cause infection? namely bacterial vaginosis or yeast infection?

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Dr. James Marquardt
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
No: This would not be a problem
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Last updated May 16, 2015

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