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Bothered by Yeast Infections?

Answer a few questions, and you'll get:

  • Treatment options for yeast infections
  • Information about other causes of vaginal discomfort
  • Tips for changing your habits to help avoid infections

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH on July 08, 2014

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