There are few serious complications with vaginal yeast infections:
While men do not generally get yeast infections, it is advisable to avoid sex or use condoms to prevent irritation of the penis (which has been reported in 12-15% of men). Unfortunately for women, fully 40-45% of women have more than one yeast infection in their lifetime.
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Yes. Vaginal yeast infections are easily treated.
Fungal. Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of the fungus, Candida albicans.
Antifungal Medication. Oral, topical and suppository treatments are available.
Varies. Dependent entirely on the medication used.
Yes. Sexual activity can be resumed as soon as comfortable, however condom use is suggested until the infection is cured.
Yes. 40-45% of women will have more than one yeast infection in their lifetime.