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A 18-year-old female asked:

i have a friend who thinks she has a yeast infection from birth control is that possible and does it smell usually how do get rid of the smell?

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Dr. William Boelter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 48 years experience
Yes : Especially certain women + certain bcp can get increased yeast indections. If certain (culture or otc test is yeast) get one of the many otc yeast infectiond creams or vaginal tablets. Diabetics are especially prone to yeast infection problems!
Dr. Caren Reaves
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Yeast doesn't smell: Yeast infections usually don't have an odor with them. You could have a vaginal infection that requires treatment. Please see your provider for evaluation.

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