Symptoms and Treatment
A vaginal yeast infection, also known as candidiasis, is a common condition affecting women. A healthy vagina contains bacteria and some yeast cells, and when the balance of bacteria and yeast changes, the yeast cells can multiply causing itching, swelling, and irritation.
Signs of a yeast infection may include the following symptoms:
- Vaginal itching
- Swelling around the vagina
- Burning during urination
- Pain during sex
Vaginal Yeast Infection Treatment
If you are experiencing these or similar symptoms, connect with a doctor online today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster. MUSC Health Virtual Care teams provide treatment treatment for vaginal yeast infections starting at the age of 2 years old.
**Note care team includes physicians, nurse practitioner (NP), and Physician Assistants (PA)