How to Tell If You Have a Yeast Infection
Author: Mark Corner
Yeast infections are not normally restricted to any particular part of your body it can occur in places like your mouth, legs, under your arms, hands and feet and it can happen to either sex, male or female.
Yeast infections are also known as monilia or candidasis. It can be caused by wearing tight fitting synthetic clothes that trap moisture and heat. Yeast infections are very common amongst women, making it an epidemic in their lives. Its a common infection and happens due to irregularities in your bodies imbalances.
Yeast infections can cause severe discomfort but rarely cause serious health problems. There are a number of reasons why the candida yeast may start to grow. Your health care professional can perform a number of tests in order to ensure that you may mave a yeast infection.
There are a few things that you can do to help prevent becoming infected in the future. Although a yeast infection is not a STD, it is possible to pass it back and forth between sexual partners. It is possible to develop chronic yeast infections, however, this is typically due to the use of unsuccessful treatments.
Yeast infection present in the genital area looks like a rash, and may be accompanied by pain or discharge. Yeast infections are caused by a fungus called Candia albicans. It is a good idea to see your doctor for a diagnosis if this is your first yeast infection.
When you have more than four infections in a year, you have a condition known as a recurring yeast infection. For those with recurring yeast infections, the touch, tingle, or pain in the genital or pubic region can be the earliest sign that the infection has come back.
It has been shown than tight fitting, poorly ventilated clothing and non-cotton undergarments result in an increase in groin warmth and moisture (sweat), and can lead to yeast infections.
One of the most common causes of yeast infection in men, and also the cause of recurring yeast infections is through sexual intercourse.
The infection is one of the most common fungal infections and it is called candidiasis in medical terms. They are most common in areas of the body that are warm and moist.
Symptoms, including itching, typically disappear within the first few days of treatment. Common recognizable symptoms of a yeast infection include itching and a thick, white, lumpy discharge.
Other symptoms are digestive problems, fatigue,a rash on your tongue, cracking of the lips at the corner and the presence of excessive discolored tissues are the main symptoms of a oral yeast infection.
It starts with a itchy feeling, one might hardly notice it at first but when the itching gets longer it become's worse with other symptoms like swelling, itching and redness it will become a fully fledged infection, medication and treatment will be needed in order to treat it in order to stop further discomfort.
On a closing note try to wear looser fitting clothes this may help to stop more infections occurring in the near future.