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what is yeast infection caused by?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Candida: It is caused by one of several fungi of the genus candida. The most common is candida albicans. There are other types of yeasts that do not cause vaginal infections but do cause infectons elsewhere such as the blood.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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