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What To Do When You Suspect You May Have To Begin Treatment For A Vaginal Yeast Infection

You may have suspicions but it’s important to find out for sure.

What To Do When You Suspect You May Have To Begin Treatment For A Vaginal Yeast Infection

The material provided below is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to replace the diagnosis or treatment by a qualified healthcare professional. You should always seek medical advice before consuming any new medicines or supplements. AZO products referenced on this website are not intended to treat, cure, or prevent any disease such as overactive bladder, urinary tract infections, or vaginal infections.

You’d recognize that telltale itchy, burning, and the infamous cottage cheese discharge anywhere. Yup, feels like it’s a yeast infection.

Making an appointment with your doctor should be the first item on your list for treating a yeast infection, especially if you’re a first timer. Only a professional can diagnose the cause and prescribe the right vaginal infection treatment for you.

Even if you’re convinced it’s a yeast infection, treating yourself for a yeast infection when you actually have another type of vaginal infection may make the problem much worse. But with accurate diagnosis, treatment cures most vaginal infections within two weeks or less, often within a few days.

For symptoms such as vaginal itching, burning, odor and discharge caused by a yeast or vaginal infection, trust AZO Yeast® Plus.

So, what is a yeast infection? Is that the same as BV?

Uncomfortable and annoying, vaginal yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of the yeast Candida. Vaginal infections such as BV are the result of the imbalance of the good and bad bacteria in the vagina.  Although yeast and bacteria are always present in the vagina, an imbalance in bacteria can cause yeast to overgrow, leading to a vaginal infection, with symptoms like vaginal itching, irritation, swelling, odor and discharge.

If this is your first yeast or vaginal infection…

The key to yeast or vaginal infection treatment is proper diagnosis. See your doctor first if you think you have a vaginal infection. He or she may prescribe an antifungal medicine, either an antibiotic pill or a cream or suppository that you put into your vagina and allow to dissolve on its own. These yeast and vaginal infection treatments may be single-dose or something you use or take for 7-days.

In the meantime, to relieve vaginal infection symptoms try AZO Yeast® Plus tablets - the leading homeopathic medicine to provide yeast and vaginal infection symptom relief in one convenient pill.

If this is not your first rodeo…

If you suspect you have a yeast or vaginal infection based on a past diagnosis and the symptoms are the same, schedule an appointment with your doctor for diagnosis and treatment and then consider a product like AZO Yeast® Plus, the homeopathic tablet that relieves yeast and vaginal infection symptoms like vaginal itching, odor and discharge. And for the future, you might consider adding a vaginal probiotic into your daily routine. Look for a probiotic specifically formulated to help restore and maintain the balance of yeast and bacteria for ongoing vaginal health. 

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