Vaginal Yeast Infection (Vaginal Thrush)

About- Vaginal yeast infection, also known as candidal vulvovaginitis, vaginal thrush, vaginal candidiasis, genital candidiasis, or vulvovaginal candidiasis is excessive growth of yeast in the vagina and tissues at the opening of the vagina (vulva).
 
Symptoms-
 Vaginal itching
 Burning, redness and swelling around the vagina and the vulva
 Painful urination
 Painful sex
 Increased urination
 Vomiting
 Fever
 Soreness
 Redness
 Rash
 White vaginal discharge
 
Causes-
 Antibiotics use
 Steroid use
 Hormonal changes due to ovulation, menopause, pregnancy or birth-control pills
 Diabetes
 Weak immune system
 Poor eating habits
 Hormonal imbalance 
 Stress
 Lack of sleep
 Use of douches
 Scratches or wounds in the vagina
 Using tight underwear
 
Specialist to Visit
 Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
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