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What causes yeast infections, and how do you get rid of them? - Liesbeth Demuyser

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The vagina harbors hundreds of different kinds of microorganisms. Candida yeasts are usually present in small quantities and most of the time, these fungi are harmless. But, under certain conditions, Candida yeasts can cause infections. One species in particular is the usual culprit of vaginal yeast infections. So, how exactly does a yeast infection happen? Liesbeth Demuyser investigates.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Liesbeth Demuyser
  • Director Mette Ilene Holmriis, The Animation Workshop
  • Narrator Alexandra Panzer
  • Animator Maria Sandvig
  • Music Stephen LaRosa
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Producer Anna Bechtol, The Animation Workshop
  • Associate Producer Sazia Afrin
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Script Producer Cella Wright
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler

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