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A 28-year-old female asked:

how to know if i have any old storaged yeast infection or other vaginal bacterias?symptons?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes, symptoms: Symptoms of vaginal itching/burning, discharge are clues for bacterial vaginosis &/or yeast overgrowth. Yeast is normal in vagina; its growth is usually kept under control by lactobacilli also there normally. Any time u take antibiotics or douche too frequently, u can upset balance, resulting in yeast overgrowth & discharge. Let symptoms be guide to seek doc's help.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2013

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