Related Questions

Could you tell me what happens if you leave a yeast infection untreated?

Your own discomfort. A yeast infection commonly causes itching and redness, so that is the worst. However sometimes women think they have a yeast infection but actually have something else, so if it doesn't go away on its own it is wise to get checked. Yeast infections can be treated with over the counter meds. If you don't want to take a med stop all sugar, carbs, fruit, alcohol. Can try yeast arrest. Read more...

Need advice on what is the the worst that will happen if you leave what you think is a yeast infection?

Your own discomfort. The worst thing that can happen to you if you ignore what you think is a yeast infection is the itching and redness can bother you. Also you might think you have a yeast infection but really have something else, so if it doesn't go away on its own it is wise to get checked. If you don't want to take a medication try stopping all sugar, fruit, carbs, alcohol. Try yeast arrest - has boric acid. Read more...

What is the worst that can happen if you leave a yeast infection totally untreated for too long?

Probably nothing. Vaginal yeast infections have few complications; probably nothing serious would happen, just continuing discomfort. OTOH, some apparent yeast infections have other causes, and some yeast is the result of another health problem, especially diabetes. Best to see a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Read more...