· By Faye Varquez
Vaginal Yeast Infection: Feeling itchy down there? 😥
We commonly hear the term 'yeast infection,' but do we truly know what it is? 🤔
A healthy vagina has the perfect balance of bacteria and yeast cells. But when that balance changes, a fungus called called Candida albicans multiply, causing a yeast infection.
What are the possible causes?
Check out for the symptoms, if you experience any one of these, it might be a yeast infection: experiencing vaginal itching or swelling, seeing rashes or redness down there, or feeling a burning sensation when you pee, or pain during sex.
While not a sexually transmitted disease, sexual contact can help spread yeast infection. However, since its causes are more on personal factors like diet and hygiene, non-sexually active women can also get this.
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