Re: WHY do I keep getting yeast infections??
Hello, a female can get a vaginal yeast infection from Stress, Lack of sleep, Illness, Poor eating habits, including eating extreme amounts of sugary foods, Pregnancy, Having your period, Taking certain medicines, including birth control pills, antibiotics, and steroids, Diseases such as poorly controlled diabetes and HIV/AIDS, Hormonal changes during your periods. To avoid getting another yeast infection a female can: Avoid douches, Avoid scented hygiene products like bubble bath, sprays, pads, and tampons, Change tampons and pads often during your period, Avoid tight underwear or clothes made of synthetic fibers, Wear cotton underwear and pantyhose with a cotton crotch, Change out of wet swimsuits and exercise clothes as soon as you can, Avoid hot tubs and very hot baths. Vaginal yeast infections can be cured with antifungal medicines that come as: Creams, Tablets, Ointments or suppositories that are inserted into the vagina. Also monistat can help cure the infection.