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    Yeast Infection Directory

    Yeast is a fungus that normally lives in the vagina in small numbers. A vaginal yeast infection means that too many yeast cells are growing in the vagina. These infections are very common. Although they can be bothersome, vaginal yeast infections are not usually serious, and treatment is simple. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about vaginal yeast infection, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.

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