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A 41-year-old female asked:

Recently went for test due to suspected yeast infection, then positive chlamydia, but also yeast present. can chlamydia have caused the yeast too?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Separate infections: Chlamydia and vaginal yeast infections are entirely different; neither causes the other. Both are very common, so simultatnous infection with both is not rare. The highest priority is treatment of your chlamydia. Your current or recent sex partner(s) also need treatment and ideally should also be tested for chlamydia. Good luck!

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Last updated Nov 2, 2016

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