The burning and itching of a yeast infection requires immediate attention. The all-female practice of the Advanced OBGYN Institute has a clear understanding of the discomfort of this all-too-common condition. They offer medical relief and prevention advice for women in Weston and Pembroke Pines, Florida. Dr. Kompal Gadh helps women who are having struggles with ongoing yeast infections with diagnosis and measures to prevent future infections.
A healthy vagina contains yeast, but when the vagina becomes unhealthy, that yeast can multiply and cause uncomfortable symptoms. Yeast infections cause intense itching, burning, and discomfort.
No. Many women have yeast in their vaginas, even when healthy, so the infection is not considered an STD. The infection can also occur in women who aren't sexually active, so it's not linked to sexual intercourse.
Scientifically speaking, vaginal yeast infections occur because of an overgrowth of Candida albicans, a fungus that lives in the vagina. In a healthy vagina, the lactobacillus bacteria keeps the growth of Candida albicans in check. However, an imbalance in a woman's system, which can occur for a number of reasons including the use of antibiotics, can allow the yeast to thrive. Some common triggers for yeast infections include:
Women who are dealing with recurring yeast infections need to find the underlying cause and address it before continuing to treat the infections. The doctors at the Advanced OBGYN Institute can help.
Women can do several things to help prevent yeast infections. Some of these include:
Many women are able to discover what triggers their yeast infections, but not all can. Dr. Gadh at the Advanced OBGYN Institute, can assist women in discovering their triggers and treat the condition.
After diagnosing a yeast infection, Dr. Gadh will offer a number of treatment options, including:
The severity of the infection and the number of infections a woman has had in a year will determine which treatment the doctors at the Advanced OBGYN Institute recommend. To learn more about yeast infection treatment, schedule an appointment with the Advanced OBGYN Institute.
At Advanced OB / GYN Institute, we accept most major insurance plans. Please contact our office if you do not see your provider listed.
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