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
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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)
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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