Tagged: Candidiasis in women
July 31, 2018 at 12:49 am #127
Nana BonsuKeymasterMember since: July 27, 2018
▪Candidiasis is an infection caused by a yeast(a type of fungus) called _Candida_.?
▪Candida normally lives in places such as the mouth,throat,gut,vagina and on the skin without causing any problems.?
▪However, when the vaginal environment changes as a result of hormones, medicines or changes in the immune system,then Candida can multiply and cause infection inside the vagina.?
▪This infection by Candida is known as _Vaginal Candidiasis(VC)_…what some women refer to as _White_.?
▪VC is the most common fungal infection in women.??⚕
▪It is a mild infection but can be severe or recurrent in some women.?
*Signs and Symptoms*
▪Thick whitish vaginal discharge??♀
▪Sometimes, pain during sex??♀
*Women Who Are At More Risk Of Getting VC*
▪Women with weakened immune systems (eg. HIV/AIDS)?
▪Those who are taking or have recently taken antibiotics?
▪Contact your healthcare provider if you have the above symptoms since these symptoms are similar to those caused by other vaginal infections besides candidiasis.??⚕
▪Your doctor may do some investigations.???
▪VC is treated with anti fungal medications either applied inside the vagina or taken by mouth.?
▪Wearing cotton underwears.?
▪Avoid wearing underwears during bedtime to keep the vagina aerated?
▪Do not abuse antibiotics.Take them only when prescribed and exactly as prescribed.⚠
It is the medical term for itching.?
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August 2, 2018 at 7:49 am #168
Er milyModeratorMember since: July 27, 2018
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