What Are The Symptoms Of Severe Vaginal Yeast Infection
I've got a question here from somebody inAustralia, in Sydney, Australia. What are the symptoms of severe vaginal yeast infection? The symptoms of severe vaginal yeast infectioncan be sometimes mistaken for bacterial vaginosis. Symptoms generally include itching and sometimessevere itching. Itching can be bad and really uncomfortable. I've had some patients thatcan't work anymore because of the itching. Itching, redness, discharge is quite common.Discharge can be clear, a white finished discharge up to a thick, almost like cottage cheesewhite discharge, but the two characteristic symptoms would be itching and discharge.
BV or bacterial vaginosis is that fishy odoror the foulsmelling vaginal area. Generally, there's not a really bad foul smell with avaginal yeast infection. It can be a musky sort of odor, but not generally a really fishystrong sort of smell. We get that more with bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis willalso have more of a whitish or a gray waterish discharge. Itching can be there, but nowherenear as intense as the vaginal yeast infection, which can be really bad. I've also found manywomen complain about a lot of pain after intercourse with a Candida yeast infection as well. Theyalso get them with bacterial vaginosis, but even more so with the vaginal infection. Thekey symptoms are those two things. Think about
the itching. Think about the discharge. Now some women with Candida yeast infectionsalso get pelvic pain to different degrees. Many of them can even have a lowgrade endometriosiswithout even knowing about it. I discovered years ago that many cases of severe endometriosisare, in fact, caused by a yeast infection. It makes sense because if you've got a vaginalinfection and you're going to treat it with applicators or creams from the andyou're going to take diflucan or fluconazole recurrently to cure this problem. You're notgoing to cure it with drugs. You're not going to cure it with creams. All you're doing isyou're driving it further up the vaginal area,
in through the cervix, into the endometrium,and then eventually you get endometriosis. So you get basically an inflammation in thewall of the womb. Yeast actually can get through there and start creating an immune reaction.Cysts will develop; small cysts develop around that area and that becomes endometriosis. Endometriosis has skyrocketed since tamponuse with many women. I've got a female friend who said that she found years ago amassive connection between endometriosis and chronic vaginal yeast infection, so you needto bear that in mind, too. You could have a lowgrade pelvic pain.
If in doubt, make sure that you get checkedout and have a swab and have that cultured for Candida to see whether you've got a bacterialproblem in the vaginal area or a yeast infection. Be sure to check out my other tutorials on howto get rid of a woman's yeast infection by doing the quot;kill and build phase.quot; This isa bulletproof way; 99 percent guaranteed to get rid of this vaginal infection. Thanks for tuning in.
What Causes Recurring Yeast Infections
I've got a question here on somebody. Whatcauses a recurring yeast infection? Recurring yeast infections are caused by probablya partial recognition of the problem and some treatment that's been effective to a degree,so you may know you've got this problem, you'll fix it up a little bit. It'll go away to adegree, but then it will recur; it will come back again, so I commonly see this with people,many different people, who are quite busy and active. They sort of want to get rid oftheir yeast infection, but don't invest the right amount of time or effort to really eradicateit properly. This is very common with working people, busypeople, with moms with a couple of children,
for example, or guys that are selfemployedor working quite hard, you know, have got jock itch, for example. These people are verybusy. They go about their life. They get symptoms. They treat the symptoms. The symptoms go away.They feel good for a while, and then their symptoms recur. The only way you're goingto prevent these recurring symptoms is by tackling this thing properly and by gettingon top of the problem or making the right lifestyle and diet changes long enough, usuallyfour to six months, consistently making these changes to eradicate this infection. Thenbeing vigilant, being very careful that you don't get recurrence while monitoring thiscondition. And then if the symptoms come up
slightly, is to knock them on the head reallyfast while making those changes again. I write about this a lot in my book, CandidaCrusher, that the big danger period for a lot of people is when they're actually inthe recovery phase. Many people have got a lot to learn about a full recovery becausepartial recovery with many chronic conditions is much more common than full recovery. I'dsay 75 percent of people partially recover. Partial recovery can be meaning as symptomfree for weeks to months, but full recovery means no symptoms for 12 months plus. There'sa big difference. Most websites and books and practitioners you see will pitch to youpartial recovery through their treatments
because they don't push you hard enough orgive the patient the right information they need to fully recover. What causes recurring yeast infections isa partial application of wanting to get well, not fully committing. It's almost like you'vegot a job and from eight to five, five days a week, but you turn up at the job three orfour times a week. You don't go five days a week. You're not really fully committedto that job. You're going to annoy a lot of people. You'll probably end up getting firedfrom that job. It's the same with a yeast infection. Somepeople say to me, Look, I will do everything
you say, but I'm not going to give up alcohol.Of course they're going to get recurrence. Or as soon as they get a cough or a cold,they go straight for the antibiotic. Bang! Recurrence. Or they're over at a wedding andthey're feeling really good. They've felt good for two or three months. They're at awedding, and they get offered some champagne, some nice cakes, and some candies and thingslike that, and then they really go into this. They binge on this. They come home and a daylater, Oh, I feel so bad. I've got bad bloating, or things like that. Recurrence. So Recurrence is more common if you've hada period of feeling really good, and then
you go all out and you go crazy and have abit of a binge on something, and then wham, the symptoms recur. It pays to be vigilantand to be careful with your diet and lifestyle for a good four to six months at a minimumbefore you start going back into some of your old habits that lead you to the yeast infectionin the first place. If you can bear some of those points in mind,you can prevent recurrence of Candida infections. I hope that answers some of your questions. Thank you.