Tips for taking care of your vagina..
Vagina is an important part of a female and any small mistake can alter its PH.Here are tips on how to take care of it.
- GO COMMANDO
The best way to improve your vaginal health is to go commando especially during the night or even when you are around the house. This is because the under wears trap moisture hence you may develop yeast or bacterial infection .At night you can chose to wear loose cotton clothes or even sleep naked if you can.
- YOUR VAGINA IS WHAT YOU EAT.
This because your vagina needs good bacteria and to keep of infection .and that’s why you are required to take yoghurt especially the plain one as it helps to prevent yeast infection and also taste good.
- CHANGE YOUR TAMPONS OR PADS.
During your menses you are at a higher risk of developing an infection, soreness and itchiness as a result of wearing them for long hours .Always change after 4 to 8 hours. during you menses you are also required to bath twice in a day.
- WIPE FROM FRONT TOBACK
It might seem obvious on wiping but a small mistake might cost you. This is important because the bacteria in the rectum and vagina are different hence develop a infection.
- Wear cotton
Wearing cotton pants are good since they are not only breathable but also trap the moisture hence no build up of bacteria .Don’t repeat wearing the same pant even if you had worn a panty liner. Also it’s important to air your panties outside so that they dry well.
- Avoid scented
The vagina has a low PH which discourages the growth of outside organism , so therefore no need to use scented soaps since they kill the bacteria in the vagina hence you may develop some infection .in short just use plain water to clean that area.
- PEE AFTER SEX.
Peeing after sex help you avoid all the urine in your bladder hence lessening the possibility of bacterial infection.
- CHOOSE TAMPONS AND PADS WISELY.
It has to come to our attention that some tampons or pads contain harmful chemicals that mess up your hormones and even some are scented hence harmful to your vagina, therefore, go for unscented tampons and pads.
- AVOID DOUBLE’’ DIPPING’.
During sex avoid anal penetration to vaginal penetration ,this because your vagina and anus contain different bacteria hence you can develop UTI and yeast infection.
- KEEP YOUR SEX TOYS CLEAN.
Your sex toys need proper cleaning just like the under wears, clean them regularlly after sex and avoid scented soaps while cleaning them.
- CLEAN YOUR TOILETS
- VISIT A GYNEACOLOGIST.
Any change in your vagina, you should visit a hospital for a check up .Go for regular screening like pap smear, HPV vaccination so that you be sure of your vaginal health .Also the gynecologist will also advise you to avoid douching as it is harmful to your vagina .
Better be safe than sorry.