What is the rate of incidence for chronic yeast infections?

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Three out of four women, or 75 percent, get a yeast infection at least once in their lifetime. A little more than half of that number will have two or more infections. The higher your risk factors, the more likely you will be to get four or more in a year, putting you in the chronic yeast infection category.

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Vaginal yeast infection is the most common yeast infection. Men can get yeast infections too, and people with diabetes or compromised immune systems may also get yeast infections. Some are not genital infections, but can affect th...

e mouth or other parts of the body. Treatment is either a topical application or an oral medication. Learn more about yeast infections from our experts.
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