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How to Treat Recurrent Vaginal Yeast Infection?

What is a yeast infection?


A vaginal yeast infection is usually caused by a fungus called Candida albicans which is normally found in small amounts in the vagina.


Yeast is commonly present on normal human skin and in areas of moisture, such as the mouth and vagina. In fact, it is estimated that between 20%-50% of healthy women normally carry yeast in the vaginal area.


Yeast infection is not considered to be a sexual transmitted infection, because Candida may be present in the normal vagina, and the condition does occur in celibate women. However, it can be treansmitted sexually. Men could have no symptoms at all even they're having the infection, while possible symptoms in men including deciduous white rash, redness, swelling or pain at the prepuce.


How does yeast infections occur?


Yeast infections are often found on people with weakened immune system, in most cases it is not the sex activities which bring women yeast infections.


Yeast infections can be caused by various factors:
Weakened immune system
Use of devices implanted in the skin
Use of antibiotics
Use of oral contraceptives


Women may develop slight yeast infections at the ending days of menstruation which might be caused by the change of pH and hormones. No treatment is required in these cases because they often disappear after the menstruation.


What are yeast infection symptoms?

Women with yeast infection may develop symptoms including:
Pain/itch/burning at vulva area
Pain/itch/burning in vagina
Pain during intercourse and/or urination
Vaginal discharge


How is yeast infection treated?

In clinical settings, candidiasis is commonly treated with antimycotics—the antifungal drugs commonly used to treat candidiasis are topical clotrimazole, topical nystatin, fluconazole, and topical ketoconazole.


Yeast infection may cause a recurrent problem. A recurrent yeast infection occurs when a woman has four or more infections in one year that are not related to antibiotic use. Recurrent yeast infections may be related to an underlying medical condition and may require more aggressive treatment. Chinese herbal medicine with strong power in clearing up infection is always a suggested alternative. By working slowly in women's vagina and the whole reproductive system, herbal medicine Fuyan Pill is capable of reversing the imbalance of microorganism in vagina, till the infection is completely treated. According to the surveys, Fuyan Pill treats recurrent yeast infection in three months.

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