Breast Pain (Mastalgia) - Topic Overview
What do I need to know about breast pain?Many women have breast tenderness and pain, also called mastalgia. It may come and go with monthly periods (cyclic) or may not follow any pattern (noncyclic).Cyclic pain is the most common type of breast pain. It may be caused by the normal monthly changes in hormones. This pain usually occurs in both breasts. It is generally described as a heaviness or ...
Vaginal Yeast Infections - Health Tools
Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.
Vaginal Yeast Infections - What Happens
Vaginal yeast infections can clear up on their own without treatment.
Oral Medicines for Vaginal Yeast Infections
Drug details for Oral medications for vaginal yeast infections.
Vaginal Yeast Infections - Cause
A vaginal yeast infection is caused by an overgrowth of yeast organisms that normally live in small numbers in the vagina.
Vaginal Yeast Infections - Topic Overview
Various conditions, such as bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis, can cause vaginal symptoms similar to those of a yeast infection.
Vaginal Yeast Infections - Symptoms
Vaginal yeast infections can produce various symptoms.
Vaginal Yeast Infections - Treatment Overview
There are a number of treatment options for a vaginal yeast infection, including nonprescription vaginal medication or prescription oral or vaginal medication.
Vaginal Yeast Infections - Home Treatment
Talk to your health professional about home treatment for suspected yeast infection.
Vaginal Yeast Infections - When To Call a Doctor
A vaginal yeast infection may warrant a visit to a health care professional for evaluation and appropriate treatment.