What increases my risk for vaginal infections?

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There are some behaviors that can increase your risk of getting a vaginal infection. Having multiple sex partners, douching, taking antibiotics, wearing tight-fitting clothing, and poor genital hygiene are all linked with vaginal infections. Sometimes vaginal irritation is caused by certain types of soap, laundry detergent, or hygiene products.

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