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Do You Use a Blow Dryer on Your Bits?

Years ago, I read a magazine article that suggested blow-drying your private area to prevent yeast infections. I thought it was silly, but my ob/gyn says that it can't hurt. Since we're all anonymous here, be honest: Do you use your blow dryer on your nether regions?


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keiraz keiraz 8 years
huh? anyway my best friend when to an ob/gyn lately and he never mentioned this to her!
Missy-Prissy Missy-Prissy 8 years
back when I had a muff puff I did sometimes just because it made my pubies a little softer but now that I'm bare, no. Sorry, I realize that is TMI but you did ask!
northofantastic northofantastic 8 years
To quote Rod Tidwell in Jerry Maguire, "No thanks, I air dry." LOL.
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 8 years
never heard of this b4! what in the world....?
iambe iambe 8 years
I think there's some confusion. It's supposed to be moist INSIDE your vagina, but your labia should be dry to avoid bacterial growth.
jessie jessie 8 years
yep, during a time when i kept having reaccuring yeast infections. everytime i took a shower, i'd dry the the lower bits too. it did help. you just turn the heat on low and not hold it close to dry the area. it helped for me.
tglynn tglynn 8 years
I've done it a few times, cool button pressed of course. Only when I don't have the time to naturally dry off and I must get dressed in a hurry. :P
tkmn tkmn 8 years
I doubt this will actually help with yeast infections. It IS supposed to be moist down there and you naturally have benign bacteria and fungi down there to prevent dangerous microorganisms from colonizing. Infections are caused by disruptions in the normal balance and chemical environment.
MissMarisol MissMarisol 8 years
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 8 years
No and with my luck I'd badly burn myself. I would not want to explain that to a doctor.
idawson idawson 8 years
never would have thought - i meant to say
idawson idawson 8 years
never would have though ......
lindac lindac 8 years
Well, it IS hair - so I blow dry my pubic hair if I'm in a rush to get dressed. :D I guess I'm the only one here though.
risqueredhead risqueredhead 8 years
I don't even use a blow dryer to dry the hair on my head.
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 8 years
a few swipes with a towel and some time to air dry would be good enough. im pretty accident prone, i'll probably get a third degree burn with a blowdryer down there.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
A towel works just fine for me.
russet1 russet1 8 years
Ummm... isn't it supposed to be moist down there? I can't see how a bit of airdrying could hurt. I would be more worried about harsh soaps causing infections.
MandeeLei MandeeLei 8 years
made me lmao but no
valancyjane valancyjane 8 years
A blow-dryer is a bit much, but I do wait a while before putting on undies, so things can dry out. I think it's the folds of skin that can collect moisture, not your pubic hair; so it doesn't matter how "groomed" you are.
tatsauce tatsauce 8 years
Blasting hot air up the hole or just on the mound? Either way, sounds faulty to me. Can't trust it.
redrover189 redrover189 8 years
Well, the last time that I wanted to give myself a nice sleek blowout "down there", I of course had to crack out the hair dryer. I finished the whole thing up with some styling oil and a straightening iron and voila! "The Rachel" style, replicated below my bikini line! All jokes aside, I've never heard of this, and it is kind of funny. I usually keep that area well...ahem...maintained, so I'm not sure I would ever need to - and like someone else said, you'd have to be really careful to avoid burning yourself! Ouchies! :-0
hellomodupe hellomodupe 8 years
yeah, i've heard of this before. its just to make sure that everything is completely dry when you put on your undies because wet and dry areas are like the perfect incubators for various harmful bacteria and fungi.
ThePerfectScore ThePerfectScore 8 years
if it works i'll try it, but def with the cool button.
hllrbackgirl hllrbackgirl 8 years
Um, wow. This is a new one..
dukegirl dukegirl 8 years
There was no "I will give this a try," so answered yep to signify that I will. What a good idea.
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