Symptoms of Yeast Infection
Yeast infection is very common, can be really annoying but is curable. Most women will get infected at least once in their lifetime, and some will even get infected more than once, and a few will have chronic yeast infection. Yeast is naturally and always present in our body, but if it reproduces in a fast rate it will overgrow and cause an infection.
You will recognize if you have vaginal yeast infection when you feel severe redness, soreness, itching and burning sensations on your genital area. Women will also have discharge that is thick and white that almost looks like cottage cheese, and may smell like yeast (beer or bread). Some also experience painful urination, and even feel pain after and during intercourse.
If you think you have some or all of the signs of yeast infection, then it’s about time you visit your doctor or physician. Your doctor will point you to the right direction as to how to treat your yeast infection effectively as well as how to prevent it from recurring.
There are many ways that you can alleviate the symptoms of yeast infection. Anti fungal creams and ointments are available over the counter; which can minimize the itching and burning sensations. However, your doctor might prescribe something else that would better treat your infection especially if it’s already chronic. Using natural remedies for treating minor yeast infection are very easy and can be done at home.
Once you have been diagnosed with yeast infection, you can easily recognize its symptoms right away in case it recurs. This time, you will know what to do to fight the annoying symptoms immediately and cure your yeast infection. Remember that prevention is the key to avoid getting affected yeast infection again so keep a clean, healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet so you don’t have to suffer from yeast infection again.