Vaginal products popular, some linked to infections

Posted on March 21st, 2013 by Logan Lafferty

Many personal lubricants, like K-Y jelly, contain glycerin which breaks down to sugars and promotes yeast infections and possibly also bacterial vaginosis, noted Dr. Mary Marnach, a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. "For this reason I recommend lubricants without glycerin such as Astroglide Free and those that are silicone based (K-Y Intrigue) over the counter," Marnach said.


Reuters by Kathryn Doyle

Tags: Astroglide Free, bacterial vaginosis, Dr. Mary Marnach, glycerin, infection, K-Y jelly, Mayo Clinic Rochester, ObGyn, Reuters, vaginal products, Women's Health, yeast infections

You must be logged-in to the site to post a comment.

Contact Us · Privacy Policy