Candidiasis affects the skin, nails, oral mucosa, intestine, but the most common form is a vaginal candidiasis of the mucous membranes of the vagina.
The symptoms of candidiasis
Thrush manifests itself in a white cheesy discharge from the vagina. While there are the burning and itching of the vulva. During urination and sexual intercourse there is pain.
What causes thrush
Candidiasis are often a sign of low local and General immunity, may appear as a result of hormonal imbalance. Since thrush may indicate a more serious disease, you cannot abandon a visit to the doctor.
Treatment of candidiasis
Thrush typically treated with antifungal drugs. If the disease is light, you can use ointment, suppositories or creams, in severe (systemic) the course of the disease preference should be given to the pills.
Any treatment for thrush must be chosen by the physician, even if it is sold without a prescription. Therapy, which were chosen on their own, can not only cause frequent relapses, but complications.
There are times when the symptoms of yeast infection disappear but it is not always indicative of healing, so even after completing the course of therapy is necessary to address to the gynecologist for a checkup.
The sexual partner also needs to be examined by a doctor to rule out the presence of yeast, otherwise you may experience relapse, which would negate all treatment.
Prevention of thrush
To prevent thrush, you need to care for the intimate area that's right: you need to wash twice a day using warm, running water. To give preference to preferably cotton underwear, because synthetic is able to create a greenhouse effect, contributing to excessive growth of fungi. The amount of sugar in the diet should be reduced, because its presence creates a nutrient medium for yeast-like fungi.