The first thing that every woman follows when it comes to vaginal yeast infection is to abstain from sex due to the risk of spreading the infection to her partner. However, there are few more tips by Dr Nupur Gupta, Gynaecologist and obstetrician, Well Woman Clinic, Gurgaon you need to follow if you are at risk of vaginal infections or suffer from the condition.
Drink plenty of water: If you drink more water, then the chances of bacteria and toxins flushing out from the body is high. And hence, it also helps you to relieve the symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection if you suffer from it.
Check your blood glucose level: If you are diabetic, then you might be at a high risk of suffering from vaginal yeast infection. So do not neglect even a slight changes in your body ad make sure you control your diabetes to prevent the infection.
Improve your immunity: As the chances of suffering from vaginal yeast infection are high in people with low immunity, it is important to keep a tab of your health and boost your immunity to prevent it. A simple way to do so is to have a healthy, balanced diet and lead an active life.
Follow safe hygiene practices: If you are using a public toilet, ensure you follow safe hygiene nd sanitation practices to be on a safer side. Also, ensure you keep the vagina clean. Avoid using scented products or douching which can further worsen the condition.
Check for signs of infection: If you are pregnant, you are at a high risk of suffering from vaginal yeast infection. As it is wise to be safe than sorry, do check if you suffer from an infection through a urine sample. Do not ignore a single sign as it could cause more harm.