Vaginal yeast infections

Vaginal Yeast Infection Treatment in Jumeirah, Dubai

Yeast is a fungus that normally lives in the vagina in small numbers. Vaginal yeast infection, also known as vaginal candidiasis, in an infection that is caused by a type of fungus named Candida. The fungus Candida tends to live inside the host, such as within the gut, throat, mouth or vagina. Candida tends to multiply when the environment favours its multiplication (growth). In such cases, you might need to visit the nearest clinic in Dubai, for vaginal yeast infection treatment.

Symptoms and Causes

Vaginal yeast infection can show many signs and symptoms before the fungus starts to grow further. There are six primary symptoms of vaginal yeast infection. These signs and symptoms are:

  • Vaginal itching
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Soreness and a rash on the vagina
  • Pain or discomfort during urination
  • Redness and swelling of the vagina
  • Thick white vaginal discharge that is odourless

What You Can Do

The risk of vaginal yeast infection tends to increase with a number of factors. Such factors include pregnancy, the use of antibiotics, which leads to an imbalance of the regular vaginal flora, a weakened immune system and finally uncontrolled diabetes. Candida albicans has been found to be the most common form of fungus to occur in the UAE (17.61% of postmenopausal women suffer from this infection). In order to avoid the vaginal yeast infection, women need to avoid;

  • Skin-tight pantyhose.
  • Scented female products such as tampons and pads.
  • Extremely hot baths.
  • Unnecessary usage of antibiotics either for viral infections or cold.

If the infection tends to get severe over a period of time, you will need to visit a gynecologist for the vaginal yeast infect treatment.

What We Can Do

The role of our clinic in Dubai is to diagnose and treat the vaginal yeast infection. SHAMMA Clinic has been commended for its proficiency in the treatment of this vaginal yeast infection. At our clinic in Dubai, we diagnose the vaginal yeast infection by examining the patient’s medical history, performing a pelvic examination and finally testing the vaginal secretions. The common forms of vaginal yeast infection treatments at SHAMMA Clinic, Dubai, are short-course vaginal therapy or single dose oral medication for mild vaginal yeast infection and long course vaginal therapy, multidose oral medication and azole resident therapy for severe cases of vaginal yeast infection.

To learn more about vaginal yeast infection & its treatment, contact our gynecologist at SHAMMA Clinic today.

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