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Comprehensive Gynecology. Your vagina naturally contains a balanced mix of yeast, including candida, and bacteria. Ferri's Clinical Advisor Share on:
An overgrowth of candida or penetration of the fungus into deeper vaginal cell layers causes the signs and symptoms of a yeast infection. Many women experience at least two episodes. Ferri FF.
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