A 46-year-old member asked:
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can replens cause yeast infection?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Vaginal candida: This vaginal moisturizer will not cause yeast infection, but by altering the acidity and other features of the normal vaginal tissues it may potentially increase the likelihood that yeasts (candida albicans) may grow out.
Answered on Oct 6, 2019

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