Vaginal yeast symptoms can range from the annoying right through to the extremely painful. By understanding the causes and by recognising the symptoms of vaginal yeast infections you will be able to treat early and hopefully avoid the pain and problems of this common infection.
Probably the most common symptom of yeast infection is a burning, itching sensation in the vagina and vulva, the skin around the vagina. This can be very mild in the early stages however if left untreated this can be extremely painful making walking or even lying still virtually impossible.
The second most common symptom is a cheesy discharge that can be the consistency of ricotta cheese right through to a light yellow colour or even a clear discharge with occasional white specs. Interestingly despite it’s appearance it can have a “bready", beer like smell, this is the actual smell of yeast. Importantly if the smell changes to a foul or markedly different odour, this can indicate a change to a bacterial infection. Sometimes a yeast infection can leave a person open to a secondary bacterial infection, another good reason to recognise and treat the symptoms of yeast infection.
On the other side of the spectrum there can be marked swelling and redness in the local area of the infection. As noted above the swelling can make movement very painful and *** intercourse virtually impossible. Interestingly, if your partner is not circumcised he too can become infected, and also pass on the infection.
I hope that by sharing some of the common symptoms of vaginal yeast infection you will be able to identify potential infections early and treat so as to avoid the painful signs of a more advanced yeast infection. As always if you have any worries or concerns I highly recommend you discuss your symptoms with a doctor you trust and feel comfortable.
Sadly, vaginal yeast symptoms are very common with more the there quarters of women experiencing an infection at some time of their life
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