Kailani. Age: 23.
We all have millions of germs living inside us all the time. Some of these germs are actually helpful to us - for instance, 'friendly' bacteria in the gut help us to digest our food. Many others don't cause any harm, or any symptoms, unless they multiply too much. One of these germs is a type of fungus, a family of yeasts called Candida spp.
Camryn. Age: 26.
What can cause clitoris itching?
These symptoms can be caused by other conditions, such as infection. Your GP can examine you. They can refer you for tests or see a specialist if needed.
Journee. Age: 29.
Vaginal yeast infection
Thrush or candidiasis is a common condition caused by a type of yeast called Candida. It mainly affects the vagina, though may affect the penis too, and can be irritating and painful. Many types of yeast and bacteria naturally live in the vagina and rarely cause problems.
Candida is a yeast a type of fungus commonly found on the skin and in the body, including the mouth, throat, gut, and vagina. But if Candida yeast especially Candida albicans becomes overgrown, a vaginal yeast infection may develop. Fishy vaginal odors are more common with bacterial vaginosis, a type of bacterial infection of the vagina.