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How do you know you have an infection?
Both men and women can get a yeast infection. Symptoms range from mild to extreme and include itching, burning while urinating, redness and swelling of the vulva, vaginal pain and soreness, a vaginal rash, and irritation in the vagina and vulva. If you are experiencing these symptoms, and you’ve recently been on an antibiotic, it’s likely that you have a yeast infection caused by an overgrowth of yeast.
You may be wondering how to stop itching down there, and the key is to effectively treat the yeast infection and try and determine the cause of the infection, the causative factor that caused the overgrowth of yeast in the first place.
Do Yeast Infections Go Away on their own?
Very rarely will a yeast infection just clear on its own. Certainly, more severe infections are nearly impossible to clear without an antifungal medicine. It’s wise to go ahead and treat a mild yeast infection. You don’t want to begin getting recurrent infections because the previous infection did not clear up.
What causes a yeast infection?
Yeast flourishes in our body naturally, however sometimes an overgrowth leads to an infection and causes these symptoms. The biggest factor that can cause a yeast infection is taking antibiotics, as they decrease the number of healthy bacteria that combats the yeast. Lactobacillus to be exact. If you are taking antibiotics, you should also take a probiotic to promote healthy bacteria in your gut. Other factors include pregnancy, uncontrolled diabetes, a weak immune system, poor diet that includes too much sugar, hormonal imbalance caused by your menstrual cycle, stress, and lack of sleep.
Sometimes patients treat yeast infections with over the counter treatments. Many times, these treatments will not effectively clear up the infection. Over the counter medicines usually contain clotrimazole or miconazole, two antifungal medicines. Usually these are given in the form of a vaginal suppository, or cream.
If you need yeast infection prescription online, we can help. Yeast infections require an antifungal medication in order to clear up. There are easy, one-time dose medicines such as fluconazole (Diflucan) that will clear up a severe yeast infection. This antifungal medicine clears up any yeast throughout your body. If you are pregnant, it’s best to discuss your options with a virtual doctor to ensure that what you are prescribed can be taken while you are pregnant. Yeast Infections are common when you are pregnant, as pregnancy disrupts the usual pH balance in your body.
In addition to yeast infections and providing yeast infection prescription online, SmartDocMD virtual doctors also treat other non-emergency illnesses such as the common cold, upper respiratory infection, sinus infection, urinary tract infection and pink eye infection.