Candidiasis is a type of infection caused by yeast. “Candida” is a fungus that causes the disease. It lives in our body without causing any problem. This condition also known as “Vaginal Yeast Infection”.
The vagina contains yeast cell and bacteria. When the bacterium grows rapidly. It can multiply and cause an infection. This condition is not a sexually transmitted infection. But this can spread through sexual contact.
In treating this condition, may take a few days. And weeks in severe cases of vaginal yeast infection.
Symptoms of Vaginal Candidiasis
The following are the symptoms of the Disease:
If severe infection occurs. You may experience: redness and cracks in the wall of the vagina.
SOURCE OF INFECTION
The listed below are factors that can cause vaginal infection:
RISK AND PREVENTION
WHO GETS THE DISEASE?
Women are at risk of developing this condition. A factor that increases their risk includes:
HOW CAN THE DISEASE PREVENTED?
The following are some tips to help you avoid the condition.
In diagnosing this condition, your doctor will conduct an exam such as:
After conducting the exam, he might suggest you undergo:
TREATING VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS
The following are the common treatment for this condition.
TREATMENT FOR UNCOMPLICATED YEAST INFECTION:
Short-Course Vaginal Therapy
Single-Dose Oral Medication
Antifungal Medication includes:
TREATMENT FOR COMPLICATED YEAST INFECTION:
Long-Course Vaginal Therapy includes:
Multi-Dose Oral Medication:
Maintenance Plan includes:
ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES FOR YEAST INFECTION: