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Symptoms of Vaginal candidiasis

Symptoms of Vaginal candidiasis: Introduction

Symptoms of vaginal candidiasis can differ between individuals and can vary depending on the severity of the infection. Typical symptoms include vaginal itching, a thick vaginal discharge that resembles cottage cheese, vaginal irritation, burning with urination, and swelling of the vulva. Symptoms may also include some vaginal tenderness, especially during sexual intercourse.

Untreated vaginal candidiasis in a pregnant woman can result in passing the infection to the baby during delivery and the development of oral thrush in the newborn.

Vaginal candidiasis, especially recurrent infections or infections that do not clear up with treatment, can be a symptom of a more serious condition, such as HIV/AIDS or diabetes. Because of this, it is important to seek medical care if symptoms of vaginal candidiasis occur to determine it cause....more about Vaginal candidiasis »

Symptoms of Vaginal candidiasis

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Vaginal candidiasis includes the 18 symptoms listed below:

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Genital Candidiasis: DBMD (Excerpt)

Women with VVC usually experience genital itching or burning, with or without a "cottage cheese-like" vaginal discharge. Males with genital candidiasis may experience an itchy rash on the penis. (Source: excerpt from Genital Candidiasis: DBMD)

Vaginitis Due to Vaginal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

The most frequent symptoms of yeast infection in women are itching, burning, and irritation of the vagina. Painful urination and/or intercourse are common. Vaginal discharge is not always present and may be minimal. The thick, whitish-gray discharge is typically described as cottage-cheese-like in nature, although it can vary from watery to thick in consistency. Most male partners of women with yeast infection do not experience any symptoms of the infection. A transient rash and burning sensation of the penis, however, have been reported after intercourse if condoms were not used. These symptoms are usually self-limiting. (Source: excerpt from Vaginitis Due to Vaginal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Vaginal Infections & Vaginitis: NWHIC (Excerpt)

The most frequent symptoms of VVC in women are itching, burning, and irritation of the vagina. Painful urination and/or intercourse are common. Abnormal vaginal discharge is not always present and may be minimal. The discharge is typically described as cottage-cheese-like in nature although it may vary from watery to thick in consistency. (Source: excerpt from Vaginal Infections & Vaginitis: NWHIC)

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Vaginal candidiasis. This signs and symptoms information for Vaginal candidiasis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Vaginal candidiasis signs or Vaginal candidiasis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Vaginal candidiasis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Vaginal candidiasis symptoms.

 

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