Prevent recurrence of annoying summer yeast infections in skinfolds by having patients apply an alcohol-based hand sanitizer under the breasts or between skinfolds after the initial treatment and acute inflammation is gone (painful if the skin is red). This little trick has dramatically reduced the number of episodes for many patients.—Rosemary Graffius, FNP, Port Alsworth, Alaska (216-3)


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