A 34-year-old member asked:
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what exactly is the difference between vaginitis and a yeast infection?

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Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
The cause: Vaginitis is an infection of the vagina.It can be a yeast, bacteria or virus.It is important to sort out-see your dr for guidance.
Answered on Aug 2, 2012

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Evaluation. : Yes , very likely and need to see a doctor, please.

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