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Is it common to get a yeast infection from washing with baby shampoo or toilet paper?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Not known to cause yeast infection with baby powder or tissue paper unless they are contaminated.

In brief: No

Not known to cause yeast infection with baby powder or tissue paper unless they are contaminated.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If you mean vaginal infections, yes from irritation.

In brief: Yes

If you mean vaginal infections, yes from irritation.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Yeast is a live organism. Unless the toilet paper was recently soiled it cannot give you yeast.
How do we get yeast? Stress, hormones, steroids, antibiotics, high blood sugar and more can cause yeast infections. Tight fitted clothing, scented sanitary products, and other vaginal irritants might cause yeast to overgrow. Probiotics (good bacteria in yogurt and supplements) can help prevent yeast!

In brief: No

Yeast is a live organism. Unless the toilet paper was recently soiled it cannot give you yeast.
How do we get yeast? Stress, hormones, steroids, antibiotics, high blood sugar and more can cause yeast infections. Tight fitted clothing, scented sanitary products, and other vaginal irritants might cause yeast to overgrow. Probiotics (good bacteria in yogurt and supplements) can help prevent yeast!
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
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