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This is that Caesarean section stops infants picking up, from their mother’s vaginas and perineums, bacteria that would normally establish themselves in a newborn’s gut, and by doing so improve its future health.
Even your anatomy can play a role in vaginal yeast infections: Women with a short perineum — the area between your vagina and anus — are more susceptible.
Eva Echeverria, 63, had reportedly been using Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder on her perineum for decades.
Many women sprinkle baby powder on their inner thighs to prevent chafing, or use it on their perineum, sanitary pads or underwear for its drying and freshening effects.
Prolonged pressure to the perineum, or groin area, can be painful and cause loss of feeling in the area.
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Origin and Etymology of perineum
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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