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Yeast Infection

Created by: Melissa Werner
Posted : Monday January 01, 1900

Also Know As: (Candidiasis)

Possible Effects on Baby: Baby can get a mouth infection (thrush) while passing through an infected birth canal.

Signs and Symptoms of Infection: Vaginal itching or burning pain, which increases with urination and sex. Can also occur without sexual transmission. More common in pregnancy.

Treatment: Vaginal cream or suppositories. Nystatin for the baby.

Testing: Let your health care provider know if you are experiencing any symptoms. A vaginal secretion sample will be look at under a microscope.

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