What are the symptoms of vaginal candida?

Itchy discharge. Itchiness. Thick white discharge that looks like cottage cheese curds.
Often itching. Patients may have no symptoms at all but the most common complaints are a thick discharge with itching. However, not all itching is yeast so you would need an office exam for a definite diagnosis.

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What can I do to treat vaginal candida and prevent returnig to me and my partner?

How. Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >. Read more...

I've been told u can't even eat fruit while treating vaginal candida. What's the connection?

Sugar! . Yeast love sugar! when attempting to avoid or treat a yeast infection you should limit sugar. It is ok to eat fruit, especially when it's at the bottom of a cup of yogurt. Yogurt replaces the good bacteria, limitting the growth of yeast! Read more...

I had vaginal candida many times, but noone of medicaments doesn't help for a long time. I eat healthyfood, haveno problems with stomack what can I do?

Suppressive therapy. About 1 in 10 women will have recurrent fungal vaginitis. Most of them can be controlled by treating with an oral or topical anti-fungal to clear the infection and then continue that medication one day each week thereafter for about six months. Read more...

What can I do to heal chronic vaginal candida?

You need a workup. As you may have an immune deficiency problem, or undiagnosed diabetes, or it may be coming form your GI tract so you would need long term oral anti yeast medication and if they put you on this you will need liver enzymes monitored so call your gyn and if your gyn can't help you , your gyn should be able to refer you to the local medical school or other expert. Read more...

Not immunocompromised, how did I get vaginal Candida Glabrata?

Candida. Most likely from taking antibiotics for other problem. which suppress good bugs and Candida takes over. But you did not give enough history to help. Discuss with your Dr. Read more...

Treating vaginal Candida albicans. What type of soap should be used down there? Should I stop wearing underwear? Best safe practices?

Vaginal yeast. Vaginal yeast infection, usually caused by Candida albicans, is not sexually transmitted and there are no "safe practices" to worry about. And yeast because of tight clothing is an urban myth; underwear won't make a difference and neither will the soap you use. Make sure diagnosis is correct, get the right treatment (usually an "azole" medication), and otherwise don't worry about it. Read more...