Itchiness and discomfort can be a starting of a yeast infection. Know symptoms and consult a doctor immediately if you experience any.
Yeast infection has now become a common condition in women. Yeast infection can develop very easily and multiply very fast. It is a condition which occurs when there is an abnormal balance of bacteria and yeast in the vagina. A fungus called candida is responsible for the abnormal growth and goes out of control and leads to yeast infection. It further leads to swelling, itchiness, and irritation.
There are various factors which contribute to the development of yeast infection inside a woman's body. Some of the causes may include:
Itchiness and slight discomfort are the first symptoms which you might notice. Symptoms can be divided into two major categories according to the severity of the disease.
Symptoms for simple yeast infection:
Symptoms of complicated yeast infection:
If you experience any symptom of yeast infection, you must consult a doctor before it reaches a complicated stage. If you experience only minor symptoms then you can treat it naturally with coconut oil or tea tree oil. You can also try antifungal creams. But if the minor symptoms also stay for a longer period then you must consult your doctor.
You must consider few points to stop any possibility of development of yeast infection inside your body. Some of the things you must consider are:
Yeast infection can be treated easily. The treatment depends on the severity of the infection. For simple infections, prescribed medications can work well. But it may take time to treat a complicated case. You need to be very careful if you are suffering from a complicated yeast infection. You need to take medications regularly and apply the prescribed creams and ointments. You may also need to make dietary changes to control yeast infection.
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