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How common are vaginal yeast infections?

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Vaginal yeast infections are very common in women. It�s estimated that 75% of all women will have at least one in her lifetime, and 40%-45% will have multiple cases.

From: Vaginal Yeast Infections WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

CDC: "2010 STD Treatment Guidelines."

American Congress of Gynecologist and Obstetricians: “Vulvovaginal Health.”

WomensHealth.gov: “Vaginal Yeast Infections.”

Mycopathologia: “Impact of eating probiotic yogurt on colonization by Candida species of the oral and vaginal mucosa in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women.”

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on March 24, 2017

SOURCES:

CDC: "2010 STD Treatment Guidelines."

American Congress of Gynecologist and Obstetricians: “Vulvovaginal Health.”

WomensHealth.gov: “Vaginal Yeast Infections.”

Mycopathologia: “Impact of eating probiotic yogurt on colonization by Candida species of the oral and vaginal mucosa in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women.”

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on March 24, 2017

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