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Candida yeast is a normal part of the vaginal environment. However, if too much is present, it can cause a yeast infection. This type of infection is very common in women. Almost three out of four women have had at least one yeast infection in their lifetime.
At Dignity Health Central California, our women’s services team is committed to providing comprehensive care for all stages of a woman’s life. In addition to maternity care, we offer a range of gynecology services, including treatment for yeast infection, in Central California. Find a Doctor with expertise in treating this common, uncomfortable infection.
Several factors can cause yeast to overgrow, including:
To help prevent yeast infections:
Signs of a yeast infection include:
The goal of yeast infection treatment is to return the vaginal environment to normal. Treatment options for yeast infection include:
With the right treatment, most yeast infections go away in a few days.
If you think you have a yeast infection but aren’t sure, it’s important to see your doctor. Other vaginal infections can cause similar symptoms, so an accurate diagnosis will help your treatment be most effective.
Dignity Health Central California provides fast and effective treatment for yeast infection in Bakersfield, Merced, San Andreas, and Stockton, CA.