Curing fungus

How to cure a yeast infection under your arms

Max. D Gray
By Max. D Gray. Updated: January 20, 2017
How to cure a yeast infection under your arms

Fungi in the armpits are generally caused by sweat. No matter how cared for and clean we keep our armpits we always sweat and, as this area has very sensitive skin, this can cause infections. In addition, girls who remove hair by waxing or with creams, blades, etc., further enable the development of fungi. If you want to know how to cure yeast infection under your arms read on. Here you have a website for information on the intimate hygiene of women.

You'll need:

  • If you sweat quite a lot during the day, wash the area with a Ph neutral soap and dry thoroughly.
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Steps to follow:


First, it would be good for you to visit a dermatologist or doctor to examine the area. He or she will determine what type of fungus it is and if special treatment is necessary. This is usually solved with an ointment or anti-fungal cream to help improvement the condition of the yeast infection in the armpits.


Avoid sweating. To do this do not make great efforts and do not spend too much time in the sun or in places with high temperatures. Follow this advice closely because if you do not want the fungi in the yeast infection to reproduce.


Avoid deodorant. Even if it is alcohol free, this will increase the irritation and make it much more difficult to heal. Instead use talcum powder to prevent perspiration.


Do not get the area wet while showering, avoid doing so as much as possible. Similarly, no beach or swimming pools, etc. With water and moisture the fungus will not dry and will be constantly reproducing. If you do get the area wet, dry thoroughly.


Use wide cotton clothes. Make sure they are lightweight, allowing the sweat and body odours to breathe. This will prevent them getting stuck in the area and causing more fungi.

This article is merely informative, oneHOWTO does not have the authority to prescribe any medical treatments or create a diagnosis. We invite you to visit your doctor if you have any type of condition or pain.

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  • Always consult a professional.
  • Avoid water in the underarm area.
  • Do not apply any chemicals.
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Deborah McColley
I would suggest using power made from cornstarch rather than talcum powder, as it is known to cause uterine cancer.
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