Can jacuzzi cause yeast infection?

Hi there, Eric Bakker, naturopath, author of Candida Crusher; another question.

Can I get a yeast infection from a Jacuzzi?

I think a Jacuzzi is one of those hot baths or hot springs or hot pools. You can’t really get a yeast infection from a Jacuzzi when you think about it. The water’s quite a high temperature. It’s moving fast. It’s not really likely you’re going to get a yeast infection from a Jacuzzi. I don’t really think so.

You are maybe more likely to pick up a toenail or tinea, athletes foot, perhaps, if you’re walking around locker rooms or things like that, but you don’t generally get yeast infections from Jacuzzis.

If you’re concerned about Jacuzzis or public hot pools, whirlpools, make sure you have a good shower and a clean thereafter and dry yourself properly. Drying is a particularly important thing to do if you are prone to yeast infections. Use a hair dryer and dry the pubic region particularly with a towel and then use a hair dryer for further treatment, and you should be okay.

So you should not really concern yourself about catching a yeast infection from a Jacuzzi. It shouldn’t really be a problem.

So I hope that answers your question.