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A 22-year-old female asked:

Ever scine i had chlymida four years ago i have been having frequent yeast infections as well as bacterial vaginousis is this typical?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Frequent infections: Your partner may be the source of your frequent infections. Have him cultured as well.
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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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