What Causes Yeast Infection in Women

0 30 July 2021
What Causes Yeast Infection in Women

Yeast infection is one of the most common vaginal infections suffered by women. Around 3 out of 4 women suffer this infection at some point in their lifetime. But what is a yeast infection, what causes it and how this vaginal yeast infection is treated? Read on to know: What is a vaginal yeast infection? The vagina consists of a balanced environment of healthy bacteria and yeast cells. And when this balance is disrupted, the yeast cells multiple causing itching, burning, redness, itching or irritation in the vagina. In few cases, this may also lead to white discharge. This yeast infection in the vagina comes under vaginitis. There are many types of vaginitis each with symptoms of some kind, but yeast infection is the most common among them. What are the symptoms of yeast infection? An itchy sensation in the vulva, white discharge and burning feeling during urination are some of the common symptoms reported by patients to the gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri. In addition, the other common symptoms include redness, swelling, tiny cuts or cracks, rash and pain during sex. What causes yeast infection in women? As said, the yeast cells present in the vagina multiply when the balance is disrupte

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