A 21-year-old female asked:
Hi doc! why does my vaginal infection kept on happening again and again in a year? even i've been taking care of my hygiene? is this from intercourse?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
It could be: Intercourse can cause infections, and some women are simply prone t infections. Ask your Doctor what bacteria is causing the infections, and that may be a clue to determine where they may be coming form. Good luck.
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