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vaginal infection

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Updated December 30, 2003

Definition: An infection that occurs in the genital tract. Often includes vaginal discharge, itching, and an unpleasant odor. Most vaginal infections are caused by yeast, bacteria, or trichomonas. They can also be caused by irritants such as bubble bath, laundry detergent, or other products applied to the genital area.
Common Misspellings: vagina infection, virginia infection, vagena infectin

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