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What are common symptoms of a yeast infection?

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If you have a vaginal yeast infection, you’ll most likely feel extreme itching in and around your vagina; this is the most common symptom. Aside from itching, you might also have:

  • Intense burning, especially when you urinate or during sex
  • Swelling and redness around your vulva
  • Pain and soreness in your vagina

You might also have vaginal discharge. The discharge could be:

  • Watery or
  • Thick, white, and odorless, resembling cottage cheese

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Yeast infection (vaginal).”

Mayo Clinic: “Male yeast infection: How can I tell if I have one?”

WomensHealth.gov: “Vaginal yeast infection.”

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on August 17, 2020

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Yeast infection (vaginal).”

Mayo Clinic: “Male yeast infection: How can I tell if I have one?”

WomensHealth.gov: “Vaginal yeast infection.”

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on August 17, 2020

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