Yeast infections occur when Candida fungus grows too quickly in affected parts of the body. Antifungal agents vs. Nonspecific vaginitis and other genital infections in three clinic populations. The diagnosis of candidal vaginitis is made from observing hyphae on the potassium hydroxide wet mount preparation Fig.
Your normal discharge may vary from clear to milky white. That doesn't mean that STDs aren't affecting their health. Find out what normal discharge looks like as well as potential infections and other problems. Stress increases the rate of vaginal desquamation and thus the amount of discharge, which patients can also mistake for a pathologic discharge.
Proline aminopeptidase activity as a rapid diagnostic test to confirm bacterial vaginosis. Obstet Gynececol.
Davidson F. It happens when the pH of your vagina is disrupted during sexual intercourse, douchingor frequent cleaning. Discontinuing oral contraceptives for these women can be helpful.
Terconazole 0. Thus, unless a vaginal surgical procedure is contemplated or the patient is pregnant, 58 , treatment of the asymptomatic patient is not indicated. Yeast infections are treated with medicine. Common causes include bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, and STIs.