Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

J Midwifery Womens Health. 2010;55(3):283-284. 

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What is Vulvovaginal Candidiasis?

Some yeast or fungus normally lives in a healthy woman's vagina. When there is too much yeast, you can have vaginal burning and/or itching and sometimes a sticky, white vaginal discharge. This is called a vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) infection or "yeast infection."


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