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I keep getting yeast infections. What can I do to stop from occurring?

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Dr. Jeffrey Barke
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Probiotics

Anything that causes irritation to the vaginal tissue can cause a shift in the normal flora.
This includes intercourse, bike riding, bubble baths, and even nylon vs cotton underwear. Probiotics and/or yogurt with active cultures can help rebalance. Consider being checked for medical conditions such as diabetes if your symptoms persist.

In brief: Probiotics

Anything that causes irritation to the vaginal tissue can cause a shift in the normal flora.
This includes intercourse, bike riding, bubble baths, and even nylon vs cotton underwear. Probiotics and/or yogurt with active cultures can help rebalance. Consider being checked for medical conditions such as diabetes if your symptoms persist.
Dr. Jeffrey Barke
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Predisp. To Yeast

There is something lowering your immune system defenses against yeast infections.
Common are: diabetes, pregnancy, use of birth control hormones, wetness in the area, use of cortisone, recent use of antibiotics, overweight, wear clothes too tight, underwear synthetic fabrics ( not cotton), use of vaginal douches, go to swimming pools or jacuzzis, immunosupressions by cancer, hiv-aids or medicines.

In brief: Predisp. To Yeast

There is something lowering your immune system defenses against yeast infections.
Common are: diabetes, pregnancy, use of birth control hormones, wetness in the area, use of cortisone, recent use of antibiotics, overweight, wear clothes too tight, underwear synthetic fabrics ( not cotton), use of vaginal douches, go to swimming pools or jacuzzis, immunosupressions by cancer, hiv-aids or medicines.
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