What if my vaginal infections keep recurring?

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Even successfully treated vaginal infections can recur. If this happens, make sure you are following good preventive measures. If you douche, consider stopping. Wearing moist or tight clothing can increase your risk for vaginal infections, so if you exercise often, try to change your clothes immediately after a workout. And make sure to wipe from front to back after using the toilet.

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Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis refers to numerous types of infections that can affect the vulva and vaginal area. Causes of vulvovaginitis include yeast, bacteria, parasites STDs and other viruses. If you have symptoms of vulvovaginitis like odor...

, discharge, itching, rash or pain in the vagina, you should call your doctor. You will want to make sure that you are treated for this condition, as it does not always go away on its own.
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