Whenever the growth of yeast cells becomes more prominent at your vaginal region, it can significantly leads to vaginal yeast infections.
These vaginal yeast infections are very common.
Even though, if they bother you a lot, don’t be anxious about it!
In most cases, these yeast infections are not actually serious and even the treatment for these infections is very simple [Preventing vaginal yeast infection].
75% of all women can experience at least one yeast infection during her entire life and most of them are commonly overwhelmed by intermittent yeast infections. So, learning about these yeast infections and identifying them at initial stages plays a vital role before you try any self treatment for these vaginal yeast infections.
Itching is the most common symptom experienced by people who are infected with over growth of yeast cells. Some of the other ways which can be helpful for you to identify this yeast infection can mainly include vaginal discharge, pain during urination or sexual intercourse and even soreness at vaginal region [Identifying abnormal vaginal discharge].
Candida albicans-yeast is the main offender responsible for vaginal yeast infections!
Most of the vaginal yeast infections are typically caused due to a type of yeast called Candida albicans. This Candida albicans can be usually found in your mouth, vagina or even in your digestive tract. Sometimes, it also resides on your skin without causing any harm to your skin.
A healthy vagina can actually have many types of bacterial species and also a very few number of yeast cells like Candida albicans. Lactobacillus acidophilus is the most common form of bacteria, which will significantly help the growth of other micro organisms such as yeast cells to be under control. Whenever the balance in the growth of these yeast cells is lost, it can mainly result in vaginal yeast infections.
These kinds of yeast infections are most common in women who regularly use birth control pills and also in those women who are actually pregnant.
Differentiate between bacterial vaginosis and vaginal yeast infections!
Most of you often misinterpret that you have vaginal yeast infections and usually employ your regular self treatment for treating these infections.
It has been estimated that almost 70% of all women, often misunderstands bacterial infections (bacterial vaginosis) for a yeast infection. Bacterial vaginosis is the condition, which can mainly result from an overgrowth of bacteria in vagina.
Most of the women with this bacterial infection actually do not experience any symptoms. But in certain cases, it is quite common for some of you to experience an unpleasant fishy smell associated with vaginal discharge.
So, before starting any kind of self treatment for your vaginal yeast infections, it becomes very essential for you to identify the type of infection you have got and try to proceed with respective treatment. It is always recommended to seek medical advice, in order to find a better solution for your problem.