Candida

Infection, most commonly caused by Candida albicans, but sometimes also from other Candida Sp. or other fungi. Typical symptoms include itching and vaginal discharge. Other symptoms include vulvar burning, dyspareunia (pain during sexual intercourse) and external dysuria (pain in urination). About 75% of the female population has experienced candidiasis, if 40-45% chronically have this infection. Diagnosis is established by symptoms, most commonly whitish discharge. It is microscopic as well as with microbiological cultures.

It's not a typical sexually transmitted disease, so only one partner treats it.

Very few men may receive candidiasis symptoms which are most commonly itching and irritation. A common occurrence during pregnancy, but there is no need to panic if you regularly inspect your gynecologist. If you receive antibiotics, the chances of getting candidiasis are increased for a longer time. Antibiotics, in addition to harmful bacteria, also destroy useful protective bacteria from the vaginal microflora and thus facilitate the candidate's growth.

The most common symptoms of Candida infection are:

    • Itching
    • Redness to the vagina
    • Burning
    • Change in secret (white color, yeast smell)
    • Pain in sex (dyspareunia)
    • Pain in urination (dysuria)

In continuation of a few expert advice from our team of doctors on how to reduce the chances of infection with Candida:

  1. In 1 liter of water, dissolve 3-4 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. The solution is a toilette of genital warts over a period of several days. The procedure will help you to prevent candida infection and prevent the already existing small infection from becoming more serious.
  2. Avoid wearing moist underwear, it is important that the intimate region is always dry. Bacteria and fungi are easier to multiply in wet places
  3. Avoid wearing incense pads
  4. Avoid washing your intimate part with smelling soaps, intimate gels, and the like. It is best to wash the intimate part only with lukewarm water.