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I heard that if you don't wear cotton..........

underwear it can cause something to happen. Not sure what happens though?

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Asked by Darla47 at 9:28 PM on Dec. 30, 2010 in Health

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  • it makes you more susceptible to yeast infections. and it's just the crotch that should be cotton.


    Answer by princessbeth79 at 9:29 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • Nylon panties are said to be a cause of yeast infections. I believe that is said because cotton is absorbing and if you sweat it absorbs that, whereas nylon wouldn't.

    Or that's what my mom has always said... LOL!!!

    Answer by m-avi at 9:30 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • if you dont wear cotton lined underwear you are more likley to get a yeast infection.

    Answer by dsparks38 at 9:30 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • Yep--too much moisture creates environment for yeast.

    Answer by charlottej at 9:30 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • They say it makes you more likely to get infections.

    Answer by KTMOM at 12:56 AM on Dec. 31, 2010

  • More likely to get infections. Cotton breathes better than any other fabric.

    Answer by sstepph at 8:37 AM on Dec. 31, 2010

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