Is redness and swelling of the vulva a symptom of yeast infection?
The most common symptom of a vaginal yeast infection is extreme itchiness in and around the vagina. However, those who often suffer from redness and swelling of the vulva are wondering, is this also a symptom of yeast infection? Expect itchiness in and around the vagina, what are other symptoms of yeast infection?
Of course, there is no doubt that redness and swelling of the vulva is a symptom of yeast infection.
Other signs and symptoms include:
Pain when urinating
Pain during sex
A thick, white vaginal discharge that looks like cottage cheese and does not have a bad smell
You may have only a few of these symptoms. They may be mild or severe. Symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection are more likely to occur during the week before a menstrual period.
There are other conditions with similar symptoms, such as bacterial vaginosis or a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Itching and redness of the vulva can also be caused by a reaction to vaginal products such as soap, bath oils, spermicidal jelly, or douches. If you are unfamiliar with your symptoms, see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis.
Apart from these unbearable symptoms of yeast infection, you may suffer from the complications of yeast infection.
You might have a complicated yeast infection if:
You have severe signs and symptoms, such as extensive redness, swelling and itching that lead to the development of tears or cracks (fissures) or sores
You have recurrent yeast infections — four or more in a single year
Your infection is caused by a type of candida other than Candida albicans
You have uncontrolled diabetes
You have lowered immunity due to use of certain medications or a condition such as HIV infection
In order to get rid of these symptoms and complications of yeast infection, immediate treatment is needed. Yeast infections are usually treated with antifungal medicine. And herbal medicine fuyan pill has the effect of antifungal. It could eliminate almost all the symptoms of yeast infection from rate. Thus yeast infection wouldn't recur in the future. And all the clinic cases have shown that fuyan pill works well on yeast infection, especially on getting rid of redness, and swelling of the vagina and the vulva.