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A 17-year-old female asked:

i have had a yeast infection on and off (mostly on) for about 4 years, ever since i hit puberty. i plan on becoming sexually active soon and i don't k?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Check w/your: Doctor. First make sure your yeast infection has been fully treated and eradicated. Then get education and information about simple female hygiene, such as correct wiping, etc. Make sure you have no predisposing factors such as blood sugar, antibiotic use, etc.

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Last updated Sep 10, 2013

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