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Three out of four women will experience one sometime in her life -- and half will have two or more. They're not considered sexually transmitted infections. But if it smells fishy, it may instead be bacterial vaginosis BVand if you have only burning and pain during urination, that suggests a urinary tract infection. Other things to watch out for: If you're taking antibiotics, such as for strep throat, the antibiotics can kill the "good" bacteria that normally keep the Candida in check. Switching birth control pills may make you more susceptible Anything that alters your hormone levels--like changing to a new hormonal birth control pill that increases your estrogen levels or too much stress high cortisol is a risk factor. An overgrowth of candida or penetration of the fungus into deeper vaginal cell layers causes the signs and symptoms of a yeast infection.