Let me first start with the infection suffered by me which is called as yeast infection.
Yeast infection is caused by an overgrowth of candida albicans which is a type of fungus. This infection affects the vagina and the vulva area outside the vagina. This yeast is present as a normal flora in the vagina but when the fungus is uncontrolled an infection take place.
Common symptoms of this infection are:-
*One might experience extreme itching in the area of the vagina or vulva.
*An odor less discharge will be there which will be thick in its consistency.
*There will be visible irritation in the area of the vulva and one might have pain during sex or urination too.
Diagnosis-This is a common infection which is similar to any other vaginal infection and if a woman is suffering from any of the above symptoms then they should consult their doctor immediately.
A cream or an oral medication can be prescribed by the physician which you might have to take for 2-3 weeks or it may depend upon the severity of the infection.
Pregnancy, reaction of some antibiotic, diseases which includes diabetes and HIV, illness, less sleep, stress, menstruation etc.
*Wear undergarments which have cotton fabric.
*Do not take extreme hot baths.
*Change the pads frequently during menstruation.
If you search for any of the female disease in Google most of the time you will not find the right info. Info provided may be for too severe problem which may scare you too. Many of the sites which come on the 1st search are highly search engine optimized and therefore money can only be there focus rather than giving its viewer the right information. So donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t be scared just meet your gyna and take proper precaution.