The vulvo-vaginal pH varies throughout the different stages in the life of women, as well as in situations of hormonal changes. Between childhood and puberty is around 7.0-usually between 6.8 and 7.2, that is to say, neutral pH-, while from puberty to menopause varies between 4.0 and 5.0, a more acid pH to prevent irritation processes.
Consider these basic tips and easy to implement will save infections, alterations and annoying complications in the most sensitive area of the body.
- Use appropriate products for intimate areas which are soft and formulated with the correct pH.
- Wear loose clothes made of natural fabrics such as cotton, which allow perspiration.
- Always clean the area from front to back in order to prevent the spread of pathogenic bacteria.
- Do not use panty liners or use only those that are breathable.
- Visit your gynecologist regularly every year as well as in situations where you feel that something is wrong.