Thrush (also called monilia or candida) is a vagonal infection. The organism is a yeast which is commonly found in the body without causing any problems. At times a woman may notice symptoms, particularly during pregnancy, or when she is on antibiotics or some other medication. Reoccuring thrus sometimes is an indicator of diabetes or some other ilnesses.

Symptoms include itchiness, burning, soreness, a cheesy white discharge, discomfort during intercourse and pain when urinating.

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Treat thrush with antifungal creams and pessaries which are available over the counter at your local pharmacy. Generic names include: butoconazole, clotrimazole, miconazole, terconazole, tioconazole)

Thrush does not have to be treated if it is not bothering you. Some women find their symptoms can be relieved by sitting in a warm salty bath or by putting natural yogurt in the vagina.

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