Symptoms of yeast infection
one of the most common yeast infections of the mouth. It is not restricted
to any age group and symptoms of yeast infection can be seen in
anyone; from babies to adults. The yeast in our mouth may multiply,
leaving a trail of painful infection. Candida is present in our mouths,
and often continues to reside there quietly and peacefully. Sometimes the
yeast gets an advantage over the other antibodies and starts to multiply
expansion can cause some complications, if not treated early and spread to
other body parts too. Symptoms of yeast infection are seen
generally in babies, diabetics, cancer patients; and specially those going
through chemotherapy, people who have taken lengthy courses of
antibiotics, smokers and denture users.
Symptoms of yeast infection contrast
slightly depending upon the age of the patient and the cause behind it.
The typical symptom is whitish patches, which are sore. If one tries to
scrape them off, they hurt and may even bleed. It is never a good idea to
touch these wounds as it can cause the infection to spread further. The
person’s mouth and throat areas feel dry and dehydrated due to the
soreness. There are chances of the infection spreading towards the outer
corners of your mouth. In this case the sides of your mouth become dry and
itchy. This specially affects the part, where your lips meet. Sometime
people may have difficulty in opening the mouth.
constant soreness makes the entire mouth very sore. The person may feel
discomfort while eating; even those foods which are not spicy, but have a
higher salt content burn the affected areas. Along with the burning
sensation most of the people complain of loss of taste as well. Complain
of inability to taste is common for smokers. If this infection starts to
travel down your throat the patient has difficulty in swallowing their
food. The infection forms chains down your gastrointestinal tract (gut)
and whenever, the sufferer tries to swallow his food or even liquids he
may feel a bulge. This causes loss of appetite; another one of the
accompanying symptoms of yeast infection.
also get yeast infection in their mouth. This is because often their
immune systems have not developed wholly, so any bacterial invasion can
trigger the multiplication of yeast very quickly. The immediate sign seen
in toddlers and babies is that these babies tend to drool all the time.
Upon examining their mouth clear, white patches are visible. The baby will
lose his appetite due to the same reasons as an adult i.e. difficulty in
swallowing and soreness of the mouth.
you know of the symptoms of yeast infection, and also who is more
prone to it; whenever you see appearance of any symptoms go see your
doctor. A doctor may carry out some additional tests along with finding
out your medical history. This helps in getting to a right diagnosis as
it confirms whether; you have the infection or not.
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the Yeast infection symptoms?
being one of the most common infections among women, caused by a fungus
called candida albicans, a diploid fungus that grow as yeast. Normally,
this fungus is present in our body, but it doesn’t cause any harm. In
fact, they are important for us. Actually the overproduction of the yeast
is harmful for our body. The friendly bacteria in our body do not let the
yeast grow to harmful levels, but when the good bacteria get destroyed
because of some medications and an illness the yeast starts to grow and
causes infection. Some of the yeast infection symptoms are:
itching, irritation, swelling, burning sensation during urinating, vaginal
discharge, painful intercourse, and burning sensation on the skin of the
Irritation is one of the most
common yeast infection symptoms. At the start irritation is mild,
but with the progress of the infection it increases gradually. It is very
important to wear cotton underwear because the synthetic materials like
nylon or silk can make the yeast infection symptoms worse. The
infection causes rash, but one should strictly avoid scratching or rubbing
the infected areas, because the skin is so delicate that it can easily
tear making it easier for the fungus and other bad bacteria to get into
the skin and make the condition even worse.
Tight clothing and clothes
made from heavy and thick material like jeans should be avoided because
such fabrics or martial trap the heat of the body within the clothing;
creating a damp and warm environment that is ideal for the growth of fungi
and bad bacteria that cause and increase the severity of this infection.
Swelling and inflammation is the body’s reaction to the infection. Thus,
it is one of the yeast infection symptoms; in which skin around the
vagina swells and becomes inflamed. The skin becomes very delicate that it
damages even from a slight touch or contact. That is why rubbing or
scratching should be avoided. Otherwise, there are chances of the
infection to get worse.
experience vaginal discharge due to bacterial and fungal infections.
Discharge due to bacterial infection has a fishy smell. During yeast
infection, women experience thick and odorless vaginal discharge. Another
problem that arises during the yeast infection is pain during and after
sexual intercourse. The rash, inflammation and swelling of skin make it
very delicate and sensitive causing pain during sexual intercourse. This
infection can be transferred from the women to their sexual partners.
why it is advisable to refrain from any sexual activities during the
infection. Women try to get rid of the problem by using douche products,
but these products are actually harmful; and contribute in aggravation of
the symptoms associated with the infection. Women suffering from this
infection experience burning sensation during urination; and this causes
annoyance and pain even after urination. In worst cases, lesions, blisters
and sores may also appear on the infected skin and they tend to bleed if
yeast infection symptoms are common and obvious and can be recognized
easily. If you are suffering from any of the above symptoms you should
treat it before the infection cause more problems.
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