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Is it okay to take a bath if you have a yeast infection?

Is it okay to take a bath if you have a yeast infection?

Opt for shower : Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. Avoid hot tubs & hot soaking baths (opt for showers instead). ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Is it possible to spread a yeast infection if taking a bath with another woman?

Is it possible to spread a yeast infection if taking a bath with another woman?

Candidal infection: No. Yeast infections are not std's (sexually transmitted diseases). Most common cause is a weak immune system. Risk of yeast infection raised in: stress/lack or sleep, illness/diseases; hormonal changes during period, certain meds like antibiotics, and poor eating habits. Bathing in extremely hot baths/hot tubs may increase the risk for yeast vaginal infections. ...Read more

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Can my daughter get yeast infection if i take bath with her while I have it? She is 7 months old

Can my daughter get yeast infection if i take bath with her while I have it? She is 7 months old

Possible.: Yeast infection in adult women have different risk factors, like Diabetes, use of antibiotics or steroids, pregnancy, constrictive nonporous under garments, immunocompromise, use of IUD. Children are also colonised easily especially with presence of diarrhoea and use of antibiotics. Use of disposable diapers makes it very likely. As you already have it, infant can get easily colonised. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have a bath with my baby when I have a yeast infection?

Is it okay to have a bath with my baby when I have a yeast infection?

Avoid: During an infection, it is best not to bathe with the baby. Infections can be spread this way. If your infant develops a coating on the tongue called 'thrush' it may be related to yeast. It looks like a white flaky coating which also may involve the palate and inner lining of the mouth. ...Read more

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Could soaking in a bubble bath cause a yeast infection?

May be: Yeast or fungus grow in areas which are damp or moist. Always keep skin clean and dry after the shower. ...Read more

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Can you put Bepanthen in/on your vagina? I have a yeast infection and don't really know what todo I have tried taking a bath and showering cold n hot.

Can you put Bepanthen in/on your vagina? I have a yeast infection and don't really know what todo I have tried taking a bath and showering cold n hot.

Yeast infection: This diaper rash ointment will not be likely to have any effect on yeast vulvovaginitis. There are numerous products over the counter, and your friendly pharmacist can help, or if these are not effective see your family doctor. Sweden has a great health care system ...Read more

Bathing (Definition)

Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg at certain times (and your pets). Food soaked in savory fluid is also said to be bathing (such as bathing rama ...Read more


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more