Did you know that 75% of women have a yeast infection during their lives? In fact, more than half of women have two or more yeast infections.
Having a yeast infection means having irritation to the vagina and vulva, the area around the vagina. Now you are probably asking you self, what causes a yeast infection and how did I get one?
Yeast infections are caused by too much of the fungus or yeast Candida produced. There are many ways you may have received this infection but the most common reason for a yeast infection is the use of a specific antibiotic or steroid use. Other causes include transference through sexual intercourse, wrong diet, pregnancy, menstruation, sperm, diabetes, birth control pills and some scented feminine hygiene products.
A yeast infection is nothing to go to the emergency room for but should be checked out by your doctor if the following fails. Try a medication and if the medication fails to work or seems to make the infection worsen, consult your doctor. Recurrence of a yeast infection can be a symptom of an underlying condition. Critical illness can be caused by even an ordinary mouth and vaginal yeast infection and can be more opposed to to normal treatment. If not in good health at first signs of yeast infection, consult your doctor before taking your first step towards curing your infection.
Yeast infections may multiply all through the body. Up to 75% of people may die from Systemic Candida disease.
If you do not treat a yeast infection properly it may very dangerous. Some companies offer over-the-counter oral drugs they promise bring a end to your yeast infections but in reality can make the infection worse or just make is seem like it went away. Although some products may seem to stop or lower irritation to you infection, most oral pills do not destroy the infection in the root.
If you do indeed have yeast infection there is only a few natural ways to get rid of a growing infection. One of the top ways to get rid of a yeast infection is to getting rid of it 100% naturally some methods only take about 12 hours to completely get rid of the infection.
I hope you learned the causes, effects and solutions to a yeast infection. It is recomended that you use natural methods to destroy the infection in a matter of hours.
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