“I have a yeast infection. I tried the over the counter cream, but it’s just not working!” This is one of the most common complaints I hear from patients when they call me. I will usually suggest that they come in for an office visit (often to their frustration), since self-diagnosis is not always accurate. In fact, studies show that up to 50% of women who think they have a yeast infection actually have another type of vaginitis. So before you pick up a yeast infection cream at the drug store, here are some pointers to help you decide what might be going on.
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