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Human pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks, or just more than 9 months, from the moment of fertilization to childbirth.

Yeast infections are very common and affect up to 75% of women at some point in their lifetime.

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An estimated 1 in 2 sexually active people will contract an STD by the time they reach age 25. Most of these don’t know they have an STD. Many STDs show few or no symptoms when contracted and may be discovered much later.

Vaginal yeast infection is not considered to be a sexually-transmitted disease because it can also occur in women who are not sexually active, due to the fact that yeast can be present in the vagina of healthy women.

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The main symptom of a vaginal yeast infection is itching, but burning, discharge, and pain with urination or intercourse can also occur.

STDs can cause premature labor in pregnant women, and many STDs can be passed to the baby either during pregnancy or childbirth.

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The menstrual cycle is the process by which a woman's body gets ready for the chance of a pregnancy each month.

The average menstrual cycle is 28 days from the start of one to the start of the next, but it can range from 21 days to 35 days.

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STDs can cause numerous problems in babies, like low birth weight, stillbirth, nerve problems, blindness, serious infections, and liver problems.

Keeping the vaginal area dry and avoiding irritating chemicals can help prevent yeast infections in women. Consuming foods with probiotics also may help.

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Vaginal yeast infections are very common, affecting up to 75% of women at some point in life.

It is possible for a woman to transmit a yeast infection to a male sex partner, even though yeast infection is not considered to be a true sexually-transmitted disease (STD) because it can occur in women who are not sexually active.

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Did you know that Many STDs can spread through any type of sexual activity? This includes skin-to-skin contact and oral sex. This means that people who have not yet had sexual intercourse can still get STDs.