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Can candidiasis be prevented?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Preventing candidiasis means taking care of your general health and cleanliness. Change out of wet swimsuits, clothing, and towels promptly. Wear clothing that allows your skin to breathe and moisture to evaporate. Avoid hot baths and scented products that come in contact with your genitals. If you have diabetes, controlling your blood sugar may help prevent candidiasis.

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