Vaginal Candidiasis

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Definition

Vaginal Candidiasis is the medical condition that is characterized by the infection that is caused by the fungi Candida Albicans.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through pelvic examination and examination of the discharge under the microscope.

Treatment

Treatment includes application of over the counter creams such as miconazole or clotrimazole. Cranberry juice and yogurt are said to be useful in preventing the yeast infections.

Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms includes abnormal and unusual vaginal discharge which ranges from white and chunky discharg, vaginal bleeding, redness of vagina and itching of the labia, painful urination and painful intercourse.

Causes

It is said to be caused by Candida Albicans that usually thrived to the vagina, mouth and digestive tract and on the skin.

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