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If a woman believes she is experiencing signs of infection for the first time, she should see the doctor immediately if she is unsure of the treatment. The doctor will know the proper diagnosis for ...

If a woman believes she is experiencing signs of infection for the first time, she should see the doctor immediately if she is unsure of the treatment. The doctor will know the proper diagnosis for this type of infection.

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    • Understanding Your Yeast Infection SymptomsIf a woman believes she is experiencing signs of infection for the first time, she should see the doctorimmediately if she is unsure of the treatment. The doctor will know the proper diagnosis for this type ofinfection.Many people ask what the common yeast infection symptoms are. A woman can tell if she suffering if shehas a thick vaginal discharge which looks a little like a cottage. But this symptom can be experienced byonly about 20% of women who have yeast infections. The discharge may contain a starchy be yellow incolor.In view of the fact that not all women experience a discharge, the easiest way to tell if a woman has yeastinfection is if she experiences itchiness in and around her vagina. The itchiness may go hand in hand with aburning sensation. The outer area and the vulva area can become swollen and red, this can result in painfulurination and sexual intercourse may also be painful too.These are the most common and general symptoms of yeast infection, but a woman may experiencedifferent symptoms. The best way to determine is by checking for changes in discharge.Sometimes, a yeast infection may be mistaken as a urinary tract infection, but there is a difference betweenthe two in terms of the burning sensation experienced. In a urinary tract infection, a woman can feel theburning when urine passes down the urethra when it is on its way out, this is different to yeast infectionswhen the burning is caused as the acidic urine hits the irritated skin of the vulva.It may be quite hard to tell whether you have a yeast infection or a urinary tract infection if you areexperiencing symptoms for the first time. It is advisable to see a doctor if any of these signs appear. Afteryou have been diagnosed, the next time you experience burning and itchiness, you will be better placed toknow whether it is a yeast infection or a urinary tract infection.Men are also susceptible suffering with yeast infections although it is unusual for men to develop them theyare normally passed on from their female partners. Therefore, it is essential that if you or your partnerdevelops a yeast infection you refrain from unprotected sex until you have both sought treatment. Thedanger is when only one partner seeks treatment, as the infection can be passed back and forth. For men,yeast infection symptoms can be identified through an itching, red rash and burning at the head of his penis.Download your FREE copy of eBookYeast Infection - Symptoms & Home RemediesClick here to download