yeast infection


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yeast infection

n.
A usually localized infection, as of the vagina or mucous membranes of the mouth, caused by fungi of the genus Candida, especially C. albicans.
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Vaginal yeast infection is a highly prevalent infection among women that causes many complications, including preterm labour, urinary tract infection, and reduced quality of life.
If you take an antibiotic for a UTI (or any other infection), your risk of developing a subsequent vaginal yeast infection increases.
If he has an excessively doggy smell, the itchiness might be due to a yeast infection.
1 doctor-recommended over-the-counter vaginal yeast infection treatment, found that when it comes to dealing with yeast infections, the majority of young women are relying on advice that's not only wrong but also potentially harmful.
There are many misconceptions about what causes a yeast infection, even among young women who have experienced them firsthand.
The above mentioned symptoms could be due to a yeast infection.
The most common site for a yeast infection in the cat is in the ear canal, and it usually follows some medical or other topical ear treatment.
She had been recently diagnosed by another physician as having a suspected yeast infection and was prescribed fluconazole; however, despite treatment, her symptoms remained.
It's useful to help [women] understand they have some likelihood of getting a yeast infection with these three, and less so with quinolones or tetracyclines or something else," senior investigator Sharon L.
A yeast infection in an overgrowth of fungus in the vagina characterized by vaginal itching, burning and discharge.
Is this a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis (BV)?
A yeast infection with candida, the infection spreading to the skin around the genital area.

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