What are vaginal infections?

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Vaginitis (or vaginal infections) is a medical term used to describe various conditions that cause infection or inflammation of the vagina that can result in discharge, itching and pain. The most common types of vaginitis are Yeast infections and Bacterial Vaginosis. Approximately 50% of all vaginal infections are classified as bacterial vaginosis, while only about 25% are classified as Yeast infections. If these kinds of infections are left untreated, they can lead to serious complications.