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The 1 Type Of Underwear You Should Never Wear, According To A Gynaecologist

The 1 Type Of Underwear You Should Never Wear, According To A Gynaecologist

[ad_1] If you tend to err on the sexier side when it comes to underwear choices, we have a bit of bad news for you and your health. While choosing underwear might just feel like a matter of taste, the vaginal health experts at Daye warn that, actually, your choice in underwear could be putting you at risk of infections like bacterial vaginosis or thrush. HuffPost UK spoke with Dr Shazia Malik, a consultant gynaecologist and UK Medical Director at Daye to learn more about which underwear we should and shouldn’t wear. Which underwear you should avoid to protect your vaginal health The answer is lace underwear but it is a little more complicated than you’d think. Dr Mailk said: “Lace underwear itself is not inherently bad for vaginal health. However, lace is often made from synthetic, non-breathable materials like nylon or polyester. “These fabrics can trap heat and moisture against the vulva, potentially disrupting the delicate balance of bacteria that keeps the vagina healthy. This moist, warm environment may increase the risk of irritation …

I’m A Gynaecologist – I Beg, Please Stop Doing This In Your Bath

I’m A Gynaecologist – I Beg, Please Stop Doing This In Your Bath

[ad_1] Of course, we all know that self-care isn’t just face masks and bath bombs but sometimes, a big bougie bath is exactly what you need to recharge your batteries and feel more like yourself again. However, some TikTok creators have been taking the idea of a ‘bougie’ bath and potentially taking it a little too far. Dr Kiara King, a gynaecologist, reacted to one of these videos on the app this week. In the original video, the creator starts off slow, adding a bath board over the tub, a vase with festive foliage tucked into it, a few candles and then, uh, it seems that the beginnings of mulled wine were brought to the board. @drkiarraking Christmas Candidiasis is on the way with this concoction ???????????? I couldn’t help myself!! VulvoVaginal candidiasis = Yeast infection. Trying this at home may bring you 12 days of vulvar symptoms including: Itching Burning Swelling Abnormal Discharge Painful urination ???? And a not so happy new year ????????. Don’t try everything you see on the internet. But also, …