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Are yeast infections common during pregnacy?

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Brittany Chan
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In brief: Yes

Pregnancy actually increases a woman's risk for yeast infections.
This is thought to be due to increased levels of the hormone estrogen.

In brief: Yes

Pregnancy actually increases a woman's risk for yeast infections.
This is thought to be due to increased levels of the hormone estrogen.
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
And to the normal suppression of the immune system due to pregnancy.
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