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24 Nov 2005

thrush and yeast infections
I'm just trying to find out what exactley causes a yeast infecion and if it is the same as thrush? i looked it up, but i'm sure hearing from others would be much better! i have a smooth white sort of discharge and i'm not entirely sure if it is any of those things but its the closest thing i can find when i compare.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

They are the same thing, caused by a fungus called Candida albicans. The typical discharge is a thick white itchy discharge.

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