Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Yeast Infection of the Vagina Incidence

Facts about yeast vaginitis:

  • About 20 million women in the US develop vaginal yeast infections each year.
  • About 40 percent of the cases of vaginitis in the US are caused by yeast.

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Last Updated: Sep 4, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Yeast Infection of the Vagina References
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