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Are there practical ways to reduce the odds of recurrent vaginal infections?
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: There are ways
No douching, reduce/don't use tampons, or excessive cleansing, and use clothing that allows good air-exchange.
Also, don't use antibiotics unless you really have to--antibiotics kill off good bacteria and allow bad ones to grow and cause bv. Probiotic use may help. Keep healthy, treat medical condition such as diabetes as best as you can. Check with your doc regularly good luck.

In brief: There are ways
No douching, reduce/don't use tampons, or excessive cleansing, and use clothing that allows good air-exchange.
Also, don't use antibiotics unless you really have to--antibiotics kill off good bacteria and allow bad ones to grow and cause bv. Probiotic use may help. Keep healthy, treat medical condition such as diabetes as best as you can. Check with your doc regularly good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
In brief: Yes
Reduce sugar, no douching, avoid soaps in the vulvar/vaginal area, use organic pads or tampons and a probiotic.
Avoid genital shaving / if periods are heavy look for help reducing them.

In brief: Yes
Reduce sugar, no douching, avoid soaps in the vulvar/vaginal area, use organic pads or tampons and a probiotic.
Avoid genital shaving / if periods are heavy look for help reducing them.
Dr. Scott Beard
Dr. Scott Beard
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