Close fitting clothing or underwear made from synthetic fibres, panty liners with a plastic film and nylon tights can cause a build-up of warmth and moisture in the intimate area, which may contribute to the development of skin irritation and infection.


  • underwear made from synthetic fibres
  • nylon tights

Appropriate intimate hygiene

  • wear cotton underwear and wash it at 60°C
  • change underwear daily
  • don’t wear tights or only wear those made from cotton or wool