Pick lu­bri­cant wisely

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yeast,” Dr. Mill­heiser says. Change be­fore you leave the gym. If you can’t, wear un­der­wear with a cot­ton gus­set—it’s breath­able, so you’ll stay drier, giv­ing yeast and un­healthy bac­te­ria less op­por­tu­nity to over­grow. Avoid any that con­tain glyc­erin. It’s a com­mon in­gre­di­ent, but it breaks down into sug­ars, which may en­cour­age bac­te­ria or yeast over­growth. Look for glyc­erin-free op­tions, and never use petroleum jelly— women who did so were 2.2 times more likely to have bac­te­rial vagi­nosis, the jour­nal

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