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Can vaginal dryness cause yeast infection?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No but : Yeast can cause vaginal dryness but not the other way around.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Having vaginal burning. Yeast infection or vaginal dryness?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someone your age , you need to see your gyn.

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Last updated May 3, 2013

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