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Yeast Infection Prevention: What To Do To Prevent This

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What you need to do for yeast infection prevention and other important things you probably don’t know yet.

YEAST INFECTION PREVENTION – Here are some of the things a woman can do to prevent the development of yeast infection, a common condition.

Candida, a specific type of yeast causes yeast infection, a condition that affects a lot of women. It is characterized by burning, itching, redness, and a white discharge that is painful. The discharge looks like a block of cottage cheese.

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This infection happens because the balance gets disrupted. The yeast will rapidly grow and the overgrowth will result in this condition. Also, one of the symptoms of this includes a burning sensation when you urinate. You can’t say you have this unless you are diagnosed by your healthcare provider. 

Here are some of the simple things you can do to prevent this from happening:

  • Consume a minimum amount or as much as possible, avoid sugary and processed foods. If you have diabetes, manage your sugar levels well because it can promote the development of the infection.
  • Choose an undergarment that is made of cotton and lose-fitting.
  • Yeast grows rapidly in wet and warm areas. Avoid wearing your wet clothing for a long period of time.
  • Avoid putting lotion or spraying scented sprays in your area. This will disrupt the balance of bacteria and yeast. Practice good hygiene and use a gentle soap and water to clean your area as per an article from Healthline.

There are certain home remedies and over-the-counter remedies to treat this but it will always be best to ask your doctor about your condition. By visiting a professional will surely treat your infection rather than doing the treatment all by yourself without an expert’s guidance.

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