Can A Yeast Infection Cause Vaginal Bleeding?

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Definition

Vaginal yeast infection is an infection of the vagina, most commonly due to the fungus Candida albicans.


Alternative Names

Yeast infection - vagina; Vaginal candidiasis; Monilial vaginitis


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Most women will have a vaginal yeast infection at some time. Candida albicans is a common type of fungus. It is often present in small amounts in the vagina, mouth, digestive tract, and on the skin. Usually it does not cause disease or symptoms.

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