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Vaginal Health

Your Vaginal Health Guide

What are vaginal infections? Find an overview of the causes, symptoms and treatment of vaginal infections including bacterial vaginosis and vaginal candidiasis.

What are vaginal infections?

Vaginal infections are common and can be caused by a number of factors. It is important to diagnose infections promptly to correctly treat the condition.

Diagnosing vaginal infections

If you have abnormal vaginal discharge or suspect that you may have an infection, a correct diagnosis is needed before you can treat the condition.

Treating vaginal infections

The treatment of your vaginal infection will differ depending on what type of infection you have. The following are treatment options for common infections of the vagina:

Vaginal candidiasis

Vaginal candidiasis is a common infection caused by strains of candida fungi, or yeast.

Symptoms of vaginal infection

Excessive vaginal discharge is an indication of infection. Learn more about vaginal discharge and other symptoms of vaginal infection here:

Preventing vaginal infection

Infections down there can be uncomfortable, not to mention smelly and embarrassing. Here's how stay clear of abnormal vaginal discharge.

Risk factors for vaginal infections

There are a number of factors that can place you at a higher risk of developing a vaginal infection.If you are pregnant or have a pre-existing condition such as diabetes, it is even more important to keep an eye out for infections.

Bacterial vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis is the most common of vaginal infections. Here's everything you need to know.

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