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Yeast infection symptoms

Yeast infection is pretty common vaginal infection triggered by fungus Candida albicans. Many women have vaginal yeast infection at different periods of life (commonly during pregnancy). Candida and many other bacteria that normally live in the vagina keep each other in balance but sometimes the number of Candida increases, leading to vaginal yeast infection. Every woman should know yeast infection triggering factors and yeast infection symptoms.

Yeast infection triggering factors

Yeast infection symptoms

  • Antibiotics,
  • Pregnancy,
  • Obesity,
  • Diabetes,
  • Weak immune system,
  • Hormonal disturbances,
  • Stress,
  • Unhealthy eating habits full of sugar,
  • Lack of sleep or sleep disorders.

Yeast infection symptoms

  • Unusual vaginal discharge – most commonly “like cottage cheese” vaginal discharge – can also range from slightly watery, white discharge to thick, white, whitish gray and/or chunky;
  • Vaginal discharge odorless;
  • Vaginal on-going itching – sometimes severe and spread to labia and surrounding skin;
  • Vaginal burning sensation;
  • Painful unpleasant intercourse;
  • Frequent disturbing urination – painful with burning sensation;
  • Vaginal irritation;
  • Red, irritated and swollen skin around the opening to the vagina (labia).

Yeast infection symptoms could appear differently depending on period of menstrual cycle – yeast infection symptoms are more likely to occur during the week before the menstrual period.

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