Vaginal Infection

A vaginal yeast infection is an infection of the vagina, most commonly due to the fungus Candida albicans. Symptoms of a vaginal infection may include abnormal vaginal discharge, pain during intercourse, pain during urination, redness and swelling of the vulva, and vaginal and labia itching and burning. 

Top OB/GYN and women's health specialists at Tufts Medical Center in Boston treat women with vaginal infections.

Programs + Services


Infectious Diseases Clinic

The Infectious Disease Clinic provides care to patients for a wide range of conditions from our general clinic and several comprehensive subspecialty clinics.
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Women’s Care - OB/GYN

Tufts Medical Center's Women’s Care is the only program in the Boston area to provide obstetrical and gynecological care to women of all ages, at different stages of their lives, and in one convenient place. Learn more and request an appointment today.
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Tufts Medicine OBGYN – Norwood

The Tufts Medicine OBGYN care that you trust is coming soon to Norwood.
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Women’s Care South in Braintree

Tufts Medical Center Women's Care South offers Ob/Gyn services for women in Braintree and the surrounding area. All OB/GYN services are provided on site, eliminating the need to drive into Boston. Learn more and request an appointment today.
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Doctors + Care Team

Laura Baecher-Lind, MD, MPH

Laura Baecher-Lind, MD, MPH

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Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Women's Care of Tufts Medical Center; Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2229
Fax #: 617-636-0751

Obstetrics and gynecology, clinical research, contraception, cervical dysplasia and colposcopy, medical and public health ethics, postmenopause issues

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Helen W. Boucher, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Helen W. Boucher, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Title(s): Attending Physician, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases; Faculty, Tufts Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance (CIMAR); Dean and Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-8525

Care of immunocompromised patients, transplant-related infections and S. aureus/MRSA infections

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Jose A. Caro, MD

Jose A. Caro, MD

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Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-8525

HIV/AIDS, PrEP, human papilloma virus and anal dysplasia, sexually transmitted infections, general infectious diseases

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Jennifer Daman, MD

Jennifer Daman, MD

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Title(s): Chief, Women’s Care South; Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 781-843-2229
Fax #: 781-848-2227

General ob/gyn, abnormal uterine bleeding, abnormal pap smear, surgical treatment of benign disease, complex OB

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Megan  Evans, MD, MPH

Megan Evans, MD, MPH

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Title(s): Associate Director for Residency Program; Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2229
Fax #: 617-636-0751

General Ob/Gyn, abnormal pap smears, birth control, miscarriage management, family planning, abnormal uterine bleeding, ovarian cysts, minimally invasive surgery

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Yoav Golan, MD, MS, FIDSA

Yoav Golan, MD, MS, FIDSA

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Title(s): Attending Physician; Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7100

General infectious diseases, C. difficile, infections in immunocompromised hosts, infections in returning travelers

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James Hellinger, MD, MSc

James Hellinger, MD, MSc

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Title(s): Attending Physician
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7100

Infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, travel medicine, HIV/HCV co-infection

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Kathleen Joyce, MD

Kathleen Joyce, MD

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Title(s): Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 781-843-2229
Fax #: 781-848-2227

General OB/GYN, abnormal pap smear, birth control

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Laura Kogelman, MD

Laura Kogelman, MD

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Title(s): Director, Infectious Diseases Clinic; Director, Traveler's Health Service; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7100

HIV, pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV, post-exposure prophylaxis for blood-borne pathogens, traveler's health and tropical medicine, general infectious diseases

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Rakhi (Teena) Kohli, MD, MS

Rakhi (Teena) Kohli, MD, MS

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Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-1580

Transplant infectious diseases, HIV infection and insulin resistance

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Natalie E. Nierenberg, MD, MPH

Natalie E. Nierenberg, MD, MPH

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Medical Director, Inpatient Wound Prevention and Management; Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7761
Fax #: 617-636-3198

Transplant infectious diseases, wound care at the Center for Vascular Medicine, Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine, travel medicine, general infectious disease

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David R. Snydman, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FAST

David R. Snydman, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FAST

Title(s): Emeritus Chief, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases; Emeritus Hospital Epidemiologist; Vice Chair for Research Department of Medicine; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5788
Fax #: 617-636-8525

General infectious diseases, cytomegaloviruses and transplantation infectious diseases

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David R. Stone, MD

David R. Stone, MD

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Title(s): Attending Physician; Co-Director of the Mycobacteria Treatment Clinic; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7100

HIV treatment, tuberculosis and atypical mycobacteria care

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Margaret M. Sullivan, MD

Margaret M. Sullivan, MD

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Title(s): Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 781-843-2229
Fax #: 781-848-2227

General OB/GYN, management of abnormal pap smears, minimally invasive treatments for abnormal uterine bleeding, laparoscopic surgery

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Hong-Thao N. Thieu, MD

Hong-Thao N. Thieu, MD

Accepting New Patients

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Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Obstetrician and Gynecologist; OB/GYN Residency Program Director; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2229
Fax #: 617-636-0751

General obstetrics and gynecology, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, minimally invasive surgery, robotically assisted surgery, abnormal uterine bleeding

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Andrea L. Zuckerman, MD

Andrea L. Zuckerman, MD

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Title(s): Chief, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Vice Chair of Gynecology; Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2229
Fax #: 617-636-0751

Pediatric and adolescent gynecology, adult obstetrics and gynecology

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