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As a male, will keeping my groin area shaved, assist in not breaking out with a yeast infection?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Unusual for males

A yeast infection is a bit unusual for males regardless if you shave or not.
The yeast are always present in poo & with normal hygiene practices, the male genitals & surrounding skin are too dry to promote their growth. Uncircumcised males are a bit more prone to infection under the foreskin &must make an effort to clean more surfaces>hair has no effect on yeast growth in general.

In brief: Unusual for males

A yeast infection is a bit unusual for males regardless if you shave or not.
The yeast are always present in poo & with normal hygiene practices, the male genitals & surrounding skin are too dry to promote their growth. Uncircumcised males are a bit more prone to infection under the foreskin &must make an effort to clean more surfaces>hair has no effect on yeast growth in general.
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