For Crystal Barry, excessive sweating wasn't just a nuisance. It shaped her daily activities, even her personality.
Barry, 24, a student from St. Louis, avoided team sports and crowded events. She never wore tank tops or sheer fabrics and often had to bring extra shirts to school after her first shirt was soaked through with sweat. She shied away from social situations, especially ones involving the opposite sex. "I don't like to be around people if I stink," she tells WebMD. "I get real quiet."
It is important to get treated for a genital yeast infection. You may pass the infection back and forth to a sexual partner.
Several over-the-counter treatments for yeast infections are available. They can be used by both men and women. They come as a cream or suppository that you place inside the vagina or put on the penis. Research doesn't show that one works better than another.