Vaginal yeast infections can cause irritation, itching, swelling, and discharge. Most women will get a vaginal yeast infection at least once in their life.Author: Shannon Johnson. Vaginal yeast infection (vaginal candidiasis) is mycosis of the mucous membrane of vagina, which occurs when it is colonized with strains of yeast-like Candida fungi. At the acute stage, reddening and swelling of the vulva are noted; burning sensation and itching in the vagina; profuse, curdy discharge from the genital tract; at the chronic stage - dryness and atrophy of the mucous membrane, .
Common vaginal yeast infection symptoms include: Itching; Burning; Swelling; Redness; Cottage-cheese-like discharge; Pain while peeing; Painful sex; In extreme cases, a yeast infection can lead to sores and cracks in the wall of the vagina. Vaginal yeast infection causes. So what causes vaginal candida overgrowth?Author: Mary Squillace. There are many reasons you could get a yeast infection, including: Hormones: Changes during pregnancy, breast -feeding or menopause (or if you’re taking birth control pills) can change the balance in your vagina. Diabetes: If your diabetes is not well-controlled, the increase in sugar in.