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Vaginal Yeast Infection

Vaginal Yeast Infection

14th July 2018
Vaginal Yeast Infection
Vaginal Yeast Infection

Vaginal Yeast Infection It is a type of vaginitis where there will be inflammation of the vagina, characterized by vaginal irritation, and vaginal discharge. It affects your vagina and the tissues at the opening to your vagina. 3 out of 4 women experience a yeast infection.

Vaginal Yeast Infection Symptoms

  • It causes itching , irritation
  • There will be a discharge of thick , white , oral cheese appearance
  • Redness
  • Swelling of the vulva
  • Burning sensation

Causes

  • Over use of the antibiotics which leads to decrease in the amount of lactobacillus bacteria in your vagina and a change in your vaginal PH
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Impaired immune system
  • During pregnancy

Risk Factor

  • Over use of antibiotics kills the healthy bacteria in your vagina
  • Increased estrogen levels
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Impaired immune system
  • Sexual activity

Complications

  • Serve signs of redness , swelling and itching that leads to develop sores or crack
  • You have recurrent yeast infections
  • You have lowered immunity due to use of certain medications

Test And Diagnosis

  • Perform a pelvic exam
  • Sample of vaginal secretions for tests

Treatments And Drugs

These medications should be taken under the guidance of the Doctor.

  • Applying the antifungal creams
  • Butaconazole, clotrimazole

Vaginal Yeast Infection Home Remedies

  • Avoid douching
  • Wear cotton underwear
  • Loose lifiting phants
  • Skirts
  • Stay out of hot baths
  • Having yogurt in your diet
  • Avoid tight fighting underwear
  • Change out of wet clothes
Treatment for Vaginal Yeast Infection
Treatment for Vaginal Yeast Infection

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