Preventing Yeast Infections
There are a few things you can do to help prevent yeast infections
. Don't use douches
, perfumed vaginal sprays, or other scented products that can irritate the vagina. Wear cotton underpants and pantyhose with a cotton crotch to help keep the genital area ventilated. If you have a problem with recurring yeast infections
, ask your healthcare provider about other ways to prevent them.