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How to Prevent a Yeast Infection

Posted by Purnima Rao, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. on Mar 23, 2019 8:17:00 AM

If you’re a woman, you’ve likely had a vaginal yeast infection at some point since puberty. It’s an extremely common condition that is caused by an overgrowth of the fungus Candida. Three out of four women will get at least one yeast infection in their childbearing years, with the infection being rare before puberty and after menopause. More than 50% of women experience two or more yeast infections during their lifetime. 

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Topics: how to prevent a yeast infection, what are the symptoms for a yeast infection, yeast infection

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