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The six most common types of vaginal infections

Vaginal Infections “Vaginitis” is a medical term used to describe various conditions that cause infection or inflammation of the vagina. Vulvovaginitis refers to inflammation of both the vagina and vulva (the external female genitals). These conditions can result from a vaginal infection caused by organisms such as bacteria, yeast, or …

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Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis

What Are the Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis? Up to 50% of the women who have bacterial vaginosis do not have any symptoms. Most women learn they have the infection during their annual gynecologic exam. But if symptoms appear, they can include:     * White or discolored discharge.    * Discharge that …

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Tight jeans can lead to yeast infections

How Can I Prevent Vaginal Infections? There are certain things that you can do to decrease the chance of getting vaginal infections. If you suffer from yeast infections, it usually is helpful to avoid garments that hold in heat and moisture. The wearing of nylon panties, pantyhose without a cotton …

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Non-Infectious Vaginitis

what Is Non-Infectious Vaginitis? Occasionally, a woman can have itching, burning, and even a vaginal discharge without having an infection. The most common cause is an allergic reaction or irritation from vaginal sprays, douches, or spermicidal products. The skin around the vagina also can be sensitive to perfumed soaps, detergents, …

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