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A yeast infection (candidiasis) is caused by an overgrowth of Candida yeast. This type of yeast is naturally present in the vagina. When too much of it is present, however, uncomfortable symptoms can occur. Nearly 75 percent of all women have experienced at least one yeast infection in their lifetime.
Find a Doctor or call Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican hospitals at (702) 616-4900 to get treatment for one-time and recurring yeast infection in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV.
A number of factors can lead to a yeast infection, including:
Signs and symptoms of a yeast infection include:
Treatment and prevention options are focused restoring a normal vaginal environment.
Many vaginal infections have similar symptoms, so an appropriate diagnosis is key to effective treatment.
Treatment options for yeast infection include:
Other strategies to prevent yeast infection and reduce symptoms include:
With the right treatment, most yeast infections go away in a few days.