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Vaginal yeast infection symptoms, causes and remedy

By: Stephanie C. Stephen

SIGNS YOU MIGHT HAVE (VYI)


WHAT IS AND WHAT ISN’T VAGINAL YEAST INFECTION

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SYMPTOMS OF VAGINAL YEAST INFECTION

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1) Uncontrollable itching around and/or inside the vulva that may lead to tears or cracks around the vagina
2) Swelling around the vagina
3) Thick white or creamy discharge
4) Uncontrollable watery creamy discharge
5) Thick and clumpy discharge
6) Weird or fishy smell
7) Pain or itching or discomfort after or during sex
8) Creamy/yellowish/green discharge

WHAT COULD CAUSE VAGINA YEAST INFECTION (VYI)


A variety of things could cause yeast infection in women such as


1) Poor hygiene
2) Contraceptive pills
3) Antibiotics
4) Diabetes
5) Hormonal imbalance
6) Pregnancy
7) Poor immune system due to sicknesses
8) Increased sugar intake

HOW TO AND HOW NOT TO TREAT VYI


If you have probably felt uncontrollably itchy, red and sore down there with smelly or uncontrollable and irregular clumpy or watery discharge down there, you might have had VYI. You might have noticed itching or smelly creamy cheese like discharge during sex which might be embarrassing or discomforting. If you’ve done your homework and confirmed it’s VYI, it’s time to get rid of it.


These are the DO NOTS you should never try when treating VYI (Vaginal yeast infection)
1) Inserting raw ginger/garlic in the vagina
2) Sitting on a bucket of hot salt/Dettol/izal water
3) Rubbing antiseptic soaps
4) Rubbing coconut oils
These are traditional methods and are proven not to help at all.

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These are the Dos you can try when treating

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The common advice is to visit a doctor if you have access to one or:


1) Purchase antifungal creams
2) Change your underwear if poor hygiene is the cause of your VYI
3) Purchase Vaginal insertion pills (pills that requires insertion into the vagina over night) it is completely safe and works in less than a week
4) Take antibacterial drugs prescribed by a pharmacist
5) Ensure proper hygiene

By: Stephanie C. Stephen

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