Could It Be a Yeast Infection?
Health Concern On Your Mind?
See what your medical symptoms could mean, and learn about possible conditions.
Drugs & Supplements
Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition.
Having trouble identifying your pills?
Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.
Save your medicine, check interactions, sign up for FDA alerts, create family profiles and more.
Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD’s Communities. It’s a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.
Read expert perspectives on popular health topics.
Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life.
Sign up to receive WebMD’s award-winning content delivered to your inbox.
Both women and men get them. Find out what it might be and what you can do.
Neha Pathak, MD on February 21, 2018
UpToDate: “Candida vulvovaginitis: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis,” “Clinical findings in women with vaginitis (Graphic 68759),” “Patient education: Vaginal dryness (Beyond the Basics),” “Overview of Candida infections,” “Balanitis in adults,” “Patient education: Vaginal yeast infection (Beyond the Basics).”
Mayo Clinic: “Yeast infection (vaginal),” “Male yeast infection: How can I tell if I have one?” “Genital warts,” “Urinary tract infection (UTI),” “Prednisone and other corticosteroids.”
STD-GOV: “Yeast Infection In Men (Balanitis).”
WomensHealth: “Vaginal yeast infections,” “Bacterial vaginosis.”
NHS Choices: “Antifungal medicines,” “How to keep a penis clean.”
CDC: “Vulvovaginal Candidiasis,” “Gonorrhea – CDC Fact Sheet,” “Chlamydia – CDC Fact Sheet,” “Who Gets Fungal Infections?” “Medications that Weaken Your Immune System and Fungal Infections,” “People Living With HIV/AIDS,” “Cancer Patients and Fungal Infections.”
TeensHealth: “Vaginal Yeast Infections,” “Vaginal Discharge: What’s Normal, What’s Not.”
American Family Physician: “Treatment of Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidiasis,” “Diagnosis and Treatment of Atrophic Vaginitis.”
Global Journal of Health Science: “The Comparison of Vaginal Cream of Mixing Yogurt, Honey and Clotrimazole on Symptoms of Vaginal Candidiasis.”
Drugs: “Cranberry and urinary tract infections.”
Journal of Applied Microbiology: “Origanum vulgare essential oil affects pathogens causing vaginal infections.”
Journal of Medical Mycology: “Anticandidal, antibacterial, cytotoxic and antioxidant activities of Calendula arvensis flowers.”
Medscape: “Balanitis Clinical Presentation.”
Cleveland Clinic: “Trichomoniasis,” “Diabetes: Foot & Skin Related Complications.”
FamilyDoctor: “Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs),” “Urinary Tract Infections,” “Lichen Planus.”
Institute of Medicine Committee on Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The Hidden Epidemic: Confronting Sexually Transmitted Diseases, National Academies Press, 1997.
Harvard Health Publishing: “Managing common vulvar skin conditions,” “Atrophic vaginitis can cause itching, burning, and sexual discomfort but treatments are available.”
DermNet NZ: “Lichen sclerosus.”
Office of Women’s Health: “Q+A: Vaginal yeast infection.”
Contraception: “Can intrauterine contraceptive devices be a Candida albicans reservoir?”
American Diabetes Association: “Women and Diabetes: Frequently Asked Questions.”
University of Washington Women’s Health: “Understanding Diabetes.”
Joslin Diabetes Center: “High Blood Glucose: What It Means and How To Treat It.”
National Resource Center On Lupus: “Protecting yourself from infections.”
Postgraduate Medical Journal: “Urogenital infections in women: can probiotics help?”
Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing: “Prevention and Treatment of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Using Exogenous Lactobacillus.”
BMJ: “Effect of lactobacillus in preventing post-antibiotic vulvovaginal candidiasis: a randomised controlled trial.”
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE.
It is intended for informational
purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice,
diagnosis or treatment. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking
treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think
you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial
© 2018 WebMD, LLC. All rights reserved.
©2005-2018 WebMD LLC. All rights reserved.
WebMD does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
See additional information.
Could It Be a Yeast Infection?
Research & References of Could It Be a Yeast Infection?|A&C Accounting And Tax Services