Your yeast infection symptom comes from a
yeast called candida (can-DEED-uh). Like any fungus,
moist environments encourage its growth, e.g. the webs of
fingers and toes, nails, genitals, and folds of skin.
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The most commonly thought of type is the vaginal yeast infection
- In 20-50% of women who have vaginal candida, there is no yeast
- The most common vaginal yeast infection symptom is an intense
itching in the vagina or on the vulva.
- Other vaginal yeast infection symptom possibilities are burning,
soreness, or irritation of the vulva, a thick white curd-like
or "cottage cheese" discharge without odor.
- One particularly disconcerting yeast infection symptom is
dyspareunia, which is pain during sex.
- Dysuria, or pain on urination, can be another vaginal yeast
- There may also be redness and swelling of the vulva as a vaginal
yeast infection symptom.
Another yeast infection symptom group is called Oral thrush,
which features white plaques that firmly adhere to the oral
mucosa. This is a painless, often recurring yeast infection
symptom of the mouth and throat. This yeast infection symptom
is common in babies, young children, and the elderly, but can
affect all ages.
Men can get Balanitis, a less common but equally irritating
male yeast infection symptom
of the penis.
Obese people can get a yeast infection symptom in their large
skin folds called intertrigo.
If your yeast infection symptom is a rash, it will be
red, itchy, eroded, it will scale and crust, can appear in the
mouth, vagina, armpits, genital areas, and between the fingers
In the digestive system, ulcers of the lower esophagus.
People with diabetes, AIDS, and other immune system problems
can get systemic yeast infections. The yeast infection
symptom of these immunocompromised patients include fever,
feeling unwell, retinal abscess, and inflammation of the heart.
Controversial: Many investigators suggest that food allergy,
migraine, irritable bowel, asthma, indigestion and gas, depression
related to PMS, vaginitis and chronic fatigue might be yeast infection
symptom due to an intestinal overgrowth of Candida.
A systemic yeast infection symptom is severe muscle tenderness.