Vaginal Yeast Infections (cont.)
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Vaginal Yeast Infection Causes
The vagina is an environment that maintains its own balance of microorganisms. When this balance is disrupted, such as when the fungus Candida albicans is allowed to multiply unchecked, a vaginal yeast infection can result. The following are examples of factors that can disrupt the natural balance of microorganisms that live in the vagina:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/19/2013
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