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Self Help Measures for Thrush
Avoid wearing tight, restrictive or synthetic clothing, such as tights, nylon underwear, leggings, lycra shorts and tights jeans or trousers.
Avoid perfumed soap, bubble baths, genital sprays and deodorants, and any other irritants such as disinfectants or antiseptics.
Make sure the vagina is well lubricated before intercourse.
Woman should wash and wipe the genital area from front to back.
If you are prescribed and antibiotic for another condition, remind your doctor that you tend to get thrush and ask for some treatment for thrush at the same time.
Next: Common Questions About Thrush
Dr Pixie answers some frequently asked questions about thrush and vaginal discharge.