Can periods flush out a yeast infection?

Period cramps, mood swings and lethargy — all strike you together when you get down. Add the irritation of a yeast infection to it, and it will seem like you are having a series of unpleasant experiences. It turns out that you can get a yeast infection before or during your periods. Many people believe that periods help to flush out a yeast infection. Let’s find out if it’s just a period myth or it is actually possible.

Health Shots consulted Dr Nagaveni R, Consultant – Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Motherhood Hospitals, HRBR Layout, Bengaluru about the link between menstruation and a yeast infection.