When you have a yeast infection, you want to get rid of it as fast as humanly possible. An Ob/Gyn discusses the do’s and don’ts for dealing with a yeast infection.
You shouldn’t assume that itching is automatically a yeast infection. Our Ob/Gyn explains six other possible causes.
Thanks to bath bombs — available in every hue and scent — your kiddo (OK, you too) wants to spend every waking moment in the tub. But are bath bombs safe for your skin?
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Ob/Gyn Oluwatosin Goje, MD, answers this one about yeast infections and sex.
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When you suffer from vaginal itching, you want relief fast. Many women assume they have a yeast infection and self-treat with over-the-counter medications. But with so many options at your local drug store, how do you pick the right one? And what if yeast isn’t causing your symptoms?