Yeast Infection Basic Facts
Candidiasis is what yeast infection is called in medical world and these can be very unpleasant, uncomfortable and painful. Yeast infection is caused by multiplication of fungi that lives in our body. These are microscopic organism and are not seen to the naked eyes. It is not only the vaginal yeast infection that is caused by candidiasis, it is however only the common one. Skin rashes and nail bed infection are other yeast infection.
Warm and moist areas are where the yeast infections flourish more. In babies yeast infection are normally found in around the mouth areas or where their nappies are placed. It is also more common for adults to have yeast infection in mouth but is it more likely in people who were dentures. Other most common places for adults to get yeast infection are the skin under the breasts, lower stomach and under any skin folds. Normally, our skin is designed in such a way that it blocks the yeast form infecting our body but any kind of breaks in our skin let them in.
Most yeast infections are medically treated. However, there are some rare cases of yeast infections that stretchs throughout the body. This is systemic candidal disease and this can be fatal. Sometimes yeast infections just show as a sign for more serious ailments like leukaemia or AIDS.
Vaginal yeast infection can cause due to various reasons. Many women are caught by yeast infection upon use of steroids of antibiotics. The change in environment around vagina also causes yeast infection.
Pregnancy, periods or birth control changes the environment of the vagina. Yeast infection in vagina is quite common during and after menopause.
If anybody has disease and due to that have weak immune system then he or she is at more risk of getting yeast infection including the interior fatal yeast infection. You should know what is going on and as soon as you have any suspicion that you might be at the risk of getting yeast infection the you should soon go to see a doctor for prevention.
Yeast infection affects many people. Sometimes they are quiet and sometimes they are noticeable and with lot of discomfort and inconvenience. But what actually is a yeast infection? What makes it infect our body? Yeast infection basically is the outcome of imbalance in our body. Our bodies are all surrounded by bacteria and yeasts. In some case when our bodies’ internal mechanism cannot fight them back then they enter our body and invade on us. When infected, yeast infection can show its existence in many different ways. Sometimes it is easy to spot, when it is reddening and swelling in the genital area. It can also just lurk in the body causing all problems and even go without being detected.
When the yeast infection is somehow inside the body, it is not important to search on how it got in there rather than answering the question on how to get rid of it. medical treatment do cure these yeast infections but they are not much of permanent treatment and infection tend to recur. However, there are other natural methods of treatments which are turned out to be more effective. If you are somehow attacked by yeast infection, it is betted advised that you go for natural treatment as soon as possible.