A yeast infection in an overgrowth of fungus in the vagina characterized by vaginal itching, burning and discharge. READ MORE

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Conditions & Treatments

The Wonderful World of Your Microbiome

What you need to know about keeping your gut and vaginal microbiomes in balance.

Your Health

Healing My Confidence and My Skin From Chronic Yeast Infection

I thought there was something wrong with my plus-sized female body, until I learned I wasn't alone in my struggle with chronic yeast.

Real Women, Real Stories

When Is Vaginal Discharge Abnormal?

Most women regularly experience vaginal discharge, making it difficult to know when the discharge is a concern. Here are signs that it's time to see your health care provider.

Your Health

Secrets Your Vagina Wants to Tell You

It may not be something that you regularly talk about, but it’s important to know what’s going on down there.

Your Health

What Is Causing Pain During Sex?

Dryness, irritation and a tearing feeling during sex are common symptoms of vulvodynia. It may be difficult to diagnose, but it can be treated.

Menopause & Aging Well

Summer May Mean More Yeast Infections

A side effect of hot summer days is more yeast infections because yeast thrives in warm, moist environments. Learn how you can avoid these uncomfortable infections.

Your Health

Yeast Infection Treatment Tied to Miscarriage Risk

A well-known antifungal drug used for vaginal yeast infections may be linked to a slightly increased risk of miscarriage.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Drying Up in Menopause

As the autumn air grows colder and my body continues to age, I find myself drier and drier these days. The air conditioner is in the off position and the heater is turned on, but that's not the only reason my body is drying up from top to bottom.

Menopause & Aging Well