Thrush in Women


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Thrush in women is an extremely common occurrence. Most women will experience the infection at least once in their life, with many women suffering more than once. The most common symptoms in women are usually very obvious, and include;

  • Soreness or itching around the entrance to the vagina
  • Discomfort during sexual intercourse
  • A slight or severe stinging sensation when you urinate
  • Abnormal vaginal discharge

Not everybody will experience all of these and some people may not experience any of these at all. However, some women may experience all of them at once. This differs from person to person. Abnormal vaginal discharge can be anything that’s different to what you usually experience. This could be thin and watery discharge, or thick discharge with a consistency often described as similar to cottage cheese.

As well as these common symptoms, there are a few more severe symptoms. These include:

  • Cracked skin at the entrance of the vagina
  • Severe redness of the vulva
  • Sore or excessive swelling of the vulva
  • Sores surrounding the vagina

These are much less common symptoms, but are experienced in different cases. If you are suffering from any of these symptoms then you may experience a considerable amount of discomfort or pain, so you should plan to get treated as quickly as possible to enable you to get back to normal. These symptoms can be quite daunting but aside from discomfort, is often nothing to worry about. Your doctor will be able to recommend the quickest and easiest treatment for your individual case, and you should be back to normal in no time. Thrush is a very common infection and in the majority of cases is extremely simple to cure.


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