The Symptoms of Yeast Infection and When to Seek A Diagnosis


The symptoms of yeast infection can vary greatly from person to person. They can affect both men and women, and some more severely than others. Since yeast infection most commonly affects women, this article will address the symptoms of vaginal yeast infection.

The most common symptom is an itching in the vaginal area, though other symptoms of yeast infection may also occur, such as:
* Soreness,
* Pain during intercourse,
* Pain during urination,
* Burning,
* Redness and swelling of the vulva (the entrance to the vagina),
* Odorless but thick white vaginal discharge.

On top of the symptoms listed above, yeast infection can also cause general pain and soreness around the vagina and vulva, known as vulvodynia. You don’t have to experience all of these symptoms to be diagnosed with a yeast infection, and the symptoms can range from mild to severe.

When Should You See A Doctor?

If this is the first time you’ve experienced the symptoms of yeast infection then it’s important you visit a doctor to find out whether it really is yeast infection you’re suffering from. At times, the symptoms may be confused with underlying conditions, so it’s important to rule these out.

You should also seek a medical diagnosis if:
* You’re not entirely sure whether you do have a yeast infection,
* You start to experience other symptoms or severe pain,
* You’ve used over the counter remedies designed for yeast infection but your symptoms haven’t disappeared.

Diagnosing A Vaginal Yeast Infection

If you go to your doctor with yeast infection symptoms, your doctor may take a specimen from the area to be analyzed in a laboratory. The yeast will be examined under a microscope to determine whether it is yeast or not.

Many women will experience a yeast infection more than once in their lives, and as such the symptoms of yeast infection may become more easy to recognize, leaving you ready to try various yeast infection remedies.

However, it’s always best to play it safe and see a doctor if you aren’t sure what you’re suffering from.

Back-to-Directory BACK TO “Your Health Online”
the A to Z directory of dealing with Health Problems & Self Care Strategies for natural remedies to your health issues.

==========

Even when we try to eat well, we're disadvantaged. The nutritional content of most food has been compromised over the years, not only by deficient soils and modern production, transportation, storage and processing methods, but also by the enormous amounts of chemical and artificial substances added to promote growth, storage life, taste and appearance.

It's for this reason that more and more medical authorities are advocating the use of vitamin and mineral supplements. However, finding them in the right combination can be both confusing and costly.
The nutrition products I am going to recommend you make use of knowledge gained from the botanical world's 6,000 year history. They incorporated health building nutritional herbs with the best modern technology to help our bodies cleanse and detoxify so that the cells - the tiniest living units - can be as fully nourished as possible.
This allows the cells to grow, repair and to perform their functions with the best possible efficiency so that we feel and look better and are more able to prevent and fight disease. Once the body begins to clear itself of toxins it can more efficiently absorb nutrition.

Further reading through our articles on health issues will give you a body of information that will help you decide what options you have to deal with the underlying causes of your problem through giving your body the nutrition products that will assist you body to heal from the inside out.



You can visit our health food products page here: Herbalife Health Nutrition Supplements and learn more about our core nutrition program, the Cellular Nutrition Advanced Program and also check out these targeted products, Florafiber to replace your healthy flora and Aloe Vera Juice to help cleanse your system.
We wish you well in your search for solutions to this problem and your movement towards better health in all areas.


Health-Care-Careers

Back to Top of your health online page
Subscribe to “Your Health Success” newsletter
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy |Disclaimer | Free Health Book|Contact Us


Contact-Site-Webmaster









Comments for The Symptoms of Yeast Infection and When to Seek A Diagnosis

Click here to add your own comments

Hefepilzinfektion
by: samual james

Thanks for info. Some home remedies for yeast infection are made to kill off the yeast. One such method is by using yogurt. Not only is yogurt good to eat, but it has good bacteria in it that eat yeast.
Hefepilzinfektion

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Submit *YOUR* health story.

Back-to-Directory BACK TO “Your Health Online”
the A to Z directory of dealing with Health Problems & Self Care Strategies for natural remedies to your health issues.

Subscribe to get your weekly "Health Success Magazine" with a new complete & comprehensive Health Report in every edition!


to “Your Health Success”
our weekly F’R’E’E’ Newsletter

If you would like a free no-obligation private consultation or to contact Warren Tattersall for more information, please click here >> Contact Us

We wish you well in your search for healthy diet solutions and your movement towards better health in all areas.



You will find many assorted Health Reports available for download free to you on this website!

Our free Health Success Reports are each available for you to download when you subscribe to receive them and their 7 part eCourse.

You can unsubscribe at any time, but we are sure you will want to receive all the email lessons of these informative ecourses.

Read more HERE to select the REPORT subjects of most interest (or concern) to you.