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Can you get a yeast infection due to using baby wipes ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes and no

Baby wipes often contain chemicals that irritate the skin.
The poop always contains yeast, and these germs will take advantage of an opportunity to trigger a yeast rash in any area where the skin irritation created the conditions where they can thrive. So the wipes don't bring the yeast/rash, they just create the conditions where they can happen.

In brief: Yes and no

Baby wipes often contain chemicals that irritate the skin.
The poop always contains yeast, and these germs will take advantage of an opportunity to trigger a yeast rash in any area where the skin irritation created the conditions where they can thrive. So the wipes don't bring the yeast/rash, they just create the conditions where they can happen.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Yes.

Even the non-irritating kind can irritate and provoke candidiasis.

In brief: Yes.

Even the non-irritating kind can irritate and provoke candidiasis.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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