A yeast infection is a type of fungal infection that affects the skin or mucous membranes. Common factors include:
Yeast can develop in the vaginal and groin area, under the breasts, or in mucous membranes. This can occur after taking antibiotics. Men, women, transsexual and non-binary persons can experience this.
If you think you might have a yeast infection, read on to learn about symptoms, prevention, and treatment.
The following symptoms are most common:
There are many strategies to prevent yeast infections, such as:
Most yeast infections can be treated with pills, creams, prescriptions, or over-the-counter medications.
Patient First is able to treat people who think they may have an infection, including yeast and bacterial infections. It is important to see a medical professional if you think you may have a yeast infection. Your provider may perform lab testing and may also provide prescription drugs on-site during your visit.
You can visit any Patient First center from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., any day of the week – no appointment is needed.
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