Vanigal yeast infections basic for women

What is vanigal yeast infections?

Yeast is a fungus that are found living in the vanigal. If yeast grows with a small number, the condition is normal. However, if there are too many yeast found in, it is vanigal yeast infection which happens commonly to women.

Although this infection is not too serious to scare, it often bothers the infected women a lot.

When can you be put on alert of vanigal yeast infections?

From moderate to severe yeast infection, the women can suffered from itching or soreness in the vagina and sometimes pain or burning when you urinate or have sex. Some women also have a thick, clumpy, white discharge that has no odor and looks a little like cottage cheese.

What cause the yeast infections?

This infection is due to the imbalance between number of bacteria and yeast cells. That means, the most common bacteria, Lactobacillus acidophilus, which keeps female vanigal healthy, in case of infection, can not control the yeast cells and let them develop too much causing to symptoms.

What should you do in case of diagnosed?

You are now knowing the symptoms of vanigal yeast infection as above. So, when feeling some strange syndrome like those, especially after your period or having sex, see a doctor and take a vanigal exam if necessary.

What treatments are available for infected cases?

It is normal if you sometimes feel a mild itching or soreness in your vanigal and these symptoms will stop after a few day. So, to ensure whether you have yeast infection or not, let wait for days for symptoms to be cleared up. Commonly, most of infected cases belong to those are in pregnant.
Later on, it is time to take some treatments. Simply, if this is the first time you have the infected-like symptoms, you can take a home remedy by using medicines from pharmacy indicated under many forms such as antifungal cream, suppository or antifungal tablets.

How can yeast infections prevented?

The answer is depending on your own sanitary works. Nothing can not be better than keep your vanigal in a healthy condition all time. It requires you:

  • to wear cotton, not nylon, underwear, and avoid tight-fitting pants and panty hose.
  • to change out of a wet swimsuit right away.
  • to avoid douches and feminine sprays, scented toilet paper, and deodorant tampons.


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