A 40-year-old member asked:
What are the signs and symptoms of a yeast infection? does it need treatment or will it go away on its own?
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
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A 16-year-old female asked:
What are the signs and symptoms of a yeast infection and how can it be treated naturally or will it go away on its own?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
See doctor: Typically yeast infections have a white chunky "cottage cheese" discharge and the vagina and labia are extremely itchy. Probiotics or yogurt with acidophilus can help a mild yeast infection, but most require treatment with medication. There are several other types of infections that can occur in the vagina such as bacterial infections and STDs. See doctor to make sure what type of infection it is.
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Green River, WY
A female asked:
What are the symptoms of a yeast infection and do they eventually go away?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Itching: Itching is the most common symptom of a yeast infection. It typically goes away with an antifungal like Monistat or a store brand generic equivalent. Sometimes the vulva and vagina can become red and tender and painful. Discharge can be thick and cottage-cheesy, or it can be thin and white, the type and color of discharge doesn't always indicate a yeast infection, but itching and redness does.
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Last updated Mar 1, 2015
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