Whether it’s persistent itching, an abnormal discharge, or irritation, when things aren’t right in your vaginal area, you know it. Most women experience vaginal problems at some point in their lives, and the three most common issues that occur are yeast infections, trichomoniasis, and bacterial vaginosis. While these concerns do have some similar symptoms, their causes are completely different. The treatment for each is different too, so knowing exactly which one you have is crucial to getting rid of the infection quickly and effectively, and avoiding potential complications.
A yeast infection is caused by an overgrowth of the fungus called Candida. Candida normally lives inside the body (in places such as the mouth, throat, gut, and vagina) and on skin in small amounts without causing any problems. However, some factors—such as antibiotics, pregnancy, uncontrolled diabetes, or a weakened immune system (even if just from stress)—can upset the balance of bacteria in the vagina, causing yeast to multiply.Without intervention, yeast thrives due to the vagina’s wet, warm accommodations.
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