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What are the symptoms of a chronic yeast infection?

Symptoms of a yeast infection are pain, swelling, redness, and soreness in the vagina and surrounding area. Severe itching and burning may also be present, particularly while urinating or having sexual intercourse. Most noticeable is often the white discharge that may sometimes be thick and have a lumpy consistency. There is usually no odor to this discharge. Yeast infections that return more than four times a year are considered chronic.

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