Yeast Infection

Yeast infections are typically caused by candida overgrowth, among other factors. Learn more about yeast infection symptoms in men and women.

The Healthiest Women’s Underwear You Can Buy, According to Gynecologists

Boy shorts, briefs, or bikinis? We asked gynecologists to weigh in on the best underwear for a healthy vagina, whether they're panties for daily use, your period, pregnancy, and more.

Does Cranberry Juice Help Yeast Infections?

You may have heard cranberry juice may help a yeast infection, but is this true? Two ob-gyns weigh in and...

9 Natural Home Remedies for Yeast Infections

You can probably find most of these in your home already.

15 Everyday Habits That Can Mess with Your Vaginal Health

The vagina is a delicate microbiome and everything from your diet to your wardrobe can affect it.

8 Underwear Mistakes That Can Mess With Your Health

Wearing the wrong kinds of underwear can increase your risk of infection. Make sure not to make these underwear mistakes.

9 Yeast Infection Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Vaginal yeast infections are very common but easily treated. Make sure you recognize these signs of a problem down there—and...

5 Things You’re Doing That Can Cause a Yeast Infection, According to an OB/GYN

Don't want a yeast infection? You may be able to prevent one by avoiding these five things that can...

How to Get Rid of a Yeast Infection, According to Experts

Want to know how to get rid of a yeast, now? These tips can help.

Here’s What a Male Yeast Infection Feels Like, Says a Doctor

Think yeast infections are reserved for the ladies? Male yeast infections can occur, too—a New York City doctor of...

What Are Yeast Infection Sores? They Exist—A Doctor Explains

Think yeast infections are all about itching? As if it could get less pleasant, yeast infection sores are a...

A Nutritionist Just Revealed the #1 Worst Food to Eat for Yeast Infections

Cut your risk of yeast infections by cutting down on this in your diet—plus, the foods that...

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Here’s Why You Should Never Douche—And What to Do Instead

Douching is more common than you may realize. But is it safe? Gynecologists share what you should know about the...

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7 Best Pairs of Moisture-Wicking Underwear for Women

Keeping things cool and dry sometimes requires special equipment. Here are moisture-wicking underwear for women, each designed to keep you...

13 Things Gynecologists Wish You Knew About Yeast Infections

Three out of four women will get saddled with this itchy condition at some point. Here's what you need to...

Why Vagina Experts Want You to Stop Using Bath Bombs

They might look pretty and smell nice, but they aren’t doing you any favors down there.

9 Ways to Prevent Yeast Infections Every Woman Should Know

Yeast infections, whether chronic or occasional, are a nuisance. Here, you'll find tips on how to prevent yeast infections.