Women's services.

Yeast infections

Vaginal yeast infections can be very irritating, but are seldom dangerous. If you think that your symptoms may point to a vaginal infection due to the growth of fungus-like Yeast cells (featured in this article), then your provider will help assess what's going on and develop treatment plans for relief tailored specifically towards these types of microbes

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Things you should know before your visit

Our practitioners provide this service to females 16 years or older.
Some women may require additional care for:
● Four or more infections in a year● Symptoms that suggest a more serious problem — stomach pain, fever, abnormal vaginal bleeding or painful intercourse

What to expect at your visit

● We will review your medical history, discuss your symptoms, examination and provide a personalized treatment plan for you.● You may need testing. Please note that additional charges apply for these tests. ● At the end of your visit, your practitioner will provide you with a summary, a receipt and educational material.

Yeast Infection Causes

Vaginal yeast infections are caused by a type of fungus called Candida albicans. These fungi live on most people, but only become an issue when the body’s defense system gets out-of balance and can be triggered in situations like:

Situations that make it more likely for women to develop these delicate problems include stress or antibiotics which kill off natural good bacteria along with bad ones. 

Yeast Infection Symptoms

The most common symptom of a UTI is burning or painful sensations when you urinate. Other symptoms include:
• Cloudy, foul smelling and/or bloody urine
• Pressure in your lower stomach or back that increases with even mild exertion such as standing up quickly after sitting for an extended period; this can lead to cramping pains if it's continuous

Yeast Infection Diagnosis & Treatment

Yeast infections can be a painful and frustrating condition. The good news is that there are many options for treatment, including over-the-counter medications as well as prescription drugs if necessary. Your doctor may also recommend topical treatments placed directly into your vagina which will often go away after one week of applying them each day!