What To Do For Yeast Infection

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Yeast infections are a nuisance as old as time, and their effects are often extremely irritating and embarrassing. What women do need to know is that this doesn’t have to be such a big deal because there are a lot of ways to get rid of this annoying problem. The article below is full of tips to keep infections at bay.

Caused by the fungus candida, yeast infections occur from an overgrowth of this microorganism, which is naturally present in the vagina. If the vagina’s natural balance of yeast and bacteria is disrupted, like by antibiotics, the yeast can multiply and cause changes in the vagina like vaginal burning and itching, white, clumpy discharge often described as cottage cheese in appearance and redness—all of which are symptoms of a yeast infection.