If you are looking for a list of cut-and-dry symptoms of candidiasis, you are not going to find it. Just as there are many types, causes and triggers, there is an even biggerlist of symptoms. Some people who experience recurringepisodes are able to recognize the infection immediately, and take necessary measures to begin treatment. However, those who have never had one will likely find themselves confused. Not to mention, just because youhave certain symptoms one time does not mean that you will experience the same ones with the next infection.
• Oral Thrush - A new parent who isnt familiar with symptoms of candidiasis may find themselves in a panicthe first time they see white, milky curd-like lesions on the tongue and inner cheeks of their baby or child. However,just because these lesions are not present, does not mean that they dont have a yeast infection.
• Genital Yeast Infection - Women will typicallyexperience a white, creamy, cottage cheese-like discharge that has no odor. This will often be accompanied withitchiness and soreness. Men will experience the itchiness and soreness as well, but they may also see redness as well as white lesions. Babies who have a diaper rash caused from a yeast infection are generally very red andextremely irritated. Fortunately, diaper rashes are easy to treat by allowing the area to air out.
Although most people will experience yeast infection symptoms at least once (especially women), it isimportant to note that recurring episodes should not be dismissed. Yeast overgrowth can contribute to anxiety disorders, asthma, alcoholism, multiple chemical sensitivity, Tourette syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic pain, difficult menopause, lupus, psoriasis, digestive problems, leaky gut syndrome, hormonal imbalances, urinary tract infections, autism, multiplesclerosis, clinical depression, muscle and joint pain, food allergies, fibromyalgia syndrome, attention deficit disorder, endometriosis, chronic fatigue syndrome,migraines, Crohns disease and irritable bowel syndrome.