What does a yeast infection look like?
Vaginal yeast infections can cause: itching and irritation in the vagina.
redness, swelling, or itching of the vulva (the folds of skin outside the vagina) a thick, white discharge that can look like cottage cheese and is usually odorless, although it might smell like bread or yeast..
Can a yeast infection be misdiagnosed?
For yeast infections, accurate diagnosis can be difficult, Dr. Stewart said, because a patient needs to stop taking antifungals for more than two weeks before she’s tested. Even just taking one dose of an over-the-counter yeast medication can throw off the results of a test.
What does Chlamydia look like?
Chlamydia symptoms can include pus-like yellow discharge; frequent or painful urination; spotting between periods or after sex; and/or rectal pain, bleeding, or discharge.
Can you test for a yeast infection at home?
Get easy, fast results for a potential vaginal infection. This at-home, discreet test can let you know in seconds whether you may have a yeast infection. This screening kit includes 2 test swabs and instructions are easy to follow. Easy-to-read results can let you know if you may have normal or abnormal acidity.
Do I have a yeast infection or something else?
You may have itching or irritation in or around your vagina, as well as a thick, white discharge. In many cases, an antifungal treatment will clear up your symptoms. If you’re not sure whether you have a yeast infection or something else, it’s important to see a doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.