Gynecologic Health

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about prevention and wellness for women.

What are the symptoms of a yeast infection?

Extreme itching around your vagina is the most common symptom of a vaginal yeast infection, according to the Office on Women’s Health (OWH), an office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Other symptoms could include:

  • Burning vagina and vulva
  • Painful sex
  • Pain while urinating
  • Redness of the vagina and vulva
  • Soreness
  • Swelling of the vagina and vulva
  • Thick, white vaginal discharge that looks like cottage cheese but does not smell bad
  • Your symptoms could be anywhere from mild to severe and differ each time you have a vaginal yeast infection.
  • Talk to your health care provider for more information about symptoms of vaginal yeast infections.

Learn more:

Source: Rashmi Bolinjkar, MD, Upper Valley Womens Center; Jeremy Crouch, MD, Womens Health Specialists and Midwives of Dayton; Heather Hilkowitz, MD, Hilltop Obstetrics and Gynecology; Amanda Fox, CNP, Dulan and Moore Dulan Family Wellness Center; Kathryn Lorenz, MD, Hyatt Family Care; William Rush, MD, Lifestages Samaritan Centers for Women; Jerome Yaklic, MD, Wright State Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology; Mansi Amin, DO, SureCare Medical Center; Amy Renshaw, MD, Center for Womens Health and Wellness; J. Scott Bembry, Premier OB/GYN; L. William Rettig, III, MD,Lifestages Centers for Women; Elyse Weber, PA, Lifestages Centers for Women; Rhonda Washington, MD, Center for Womens Health and Wellness; Stacy Hudepohl, CNM, Center for Womens Health and Wellness; Larry Holland, DO, Premier Womens Center

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