To reduce your risk of vaginal yeast infection:

  • Avoid douching.
  • Wear cotton underwear and loosefitting pants or skirts.
  • Avoid tight-fitting underwear or pantyhose.
  • Change out of wet clothes, such as swimsuits or workout attire, as soon as possible.
  • Stay out of hot tubs or very hot baths.
Nov. 01, 2012