Preventing Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

Canesflor Probiotics for Vaginal Use

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is caused by many different factors – such as taking antibiotics or using regular soaps for the intimate area – so many women find they suffer from BV frequently. Have a look below for our top tips on how to prevent BV. In addition to following these tips, using Canesflor probiotic capsules can help you to prevent the recurrence of BV in the future.

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Top tips for preventing a BV infection:

  • Avoid using deodorants or perfumed products in and around your vaginal area (see below for more details)
  • Avoid over-washing
  • Avoid using strong detergent to wash your underwear
  • Change your tampons or pads frequently
  • Ensure you wipe from front to back after going to the toilet
  • Dry your vaginal area after washing, swimming and working out
  • Change your underwear after swimming and working out

Don't douch

Vaginal douching is a cause of BV and may even increase your risk of STIs or other vaginal infections.

How to help prevent Thrush and Bacterial Vaginosis from returning?

Proper washing habits

Perfume and chemicals in your regular soaps and body washes are usually too strong for your delicate intimate area. It’s better to use a specifically formulated wash such as Canesfresh Gentle Refreshing Mousse which is designed to clean and protect your intimate area and maintain your pH balance. Canesfresh Gentle Refreshing Mousse has been dermatologically tested under gynaecological control and has been specially designed for everyday use.

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