Yeast Infection during pregnancy

Whats is a vaginal yeast infection ?

Yeast is a fungus that normally lives in the vagina in small numbers. A vaginal yeast infection means that too many yeast cell are growing in then vagina. These infections are very common.Although they can bother you a lot , they are not usually serious . And treatment is simple

What causes a vaginal yeast infection ?

most yeast infection are causes by a type of yeast called Candida albicans.

A healthy vagina has many bacteria and a small number of yeast cells.The most common bacteria lactobacillus acidophilus, help keep other organism-like this yeast-under control.

when something happens to change the balance of these organisms, yeas can grow too much and cause symptoms.

What are the symptoms ?

A yeast infection causes itching or soreness in the vagina and sometimes causes pain or burning when you urinate or have sex. Some women also have a thick clumpy white discharge that has no odor and looks a little likes cottages cheese.

These symptoms are more likely to occur during the week before you menstrual period.