A healthy vagina contains bacteria and some yeast cells, but when the balance of bacteria and yeast changes, the yeast cells can multiply. If you suffer from itching, burning, abundant and thick discharge you might have yeast infection.
Medical grade silicon is very unfavorable platform for any yeast or bacteria to live. But there is still a chance that it’ll live and that’s why boiling won’t be enough. There are few tricks worth of trying.
- Boil the cup at least for 20 min in water with vinegar in it
- Freeze the cup at least for 15 hours in at least –15 celsius
- Soak the cup in 3% hydrogen peroxide
One of the trickiest parts is the holes because they a good place for the yeast to live. So make sure you clean the holes with extra care.
It might be that even these tricks won’t do the work, so if you notice the infection returning after using the cup, you should buy a new one. If you suffer from yeast infection for the very first time, it is recommended to visit a doctor to get proper diagnosis. If you've had a yeast infection before and you recognize the symptoms you can purchase self-care medicine from pharmacy.