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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have frequent vaganial itching and sex has been a little painful/not as good.don't think it's a yeast infection, had them before/had treatment. help!?

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Dr. Gary Newman
31 years experience
Possible yeast: External vaginal itching triggered by friction from intercourse may have several causes such as infection , and inflammatory changes associated with menopause.
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