How Long Does A Vaginal Yeast Infection Take To Go Away?

How long will it take to get rid of a vaginal yeast infection:-

Vaginal yeast infection is one of the most common types of vaginal problem. Yeast infection can also affect man. A woman may transmit a yeast infection to his male sex partner. But, even the yeast infection is not considered to be a true sexually transmitted disease because it can also occur in the women who are not sexually active.

What is a yeast infection?

Yeast infections are caused by the fungus, named Candida albicans. It is also called candidiasis. A healthy vagina has yeast and Bactria. When the balance of yeast and bacteria changes, then it makes the cause of itchiness and irritation. According to a new survey, 75 percent of women suffer through a yeast infection in their lifetime.  Read More –>

Types of a yeast infection :

There are three types of a yeast infection :

  1. Mild yeast infection ( go away on its own ).
  2. Moderate yeast infection ( takes few weeks )
  3. Severe yeast infection ( takes few weeks )

How long will yeast infection last?  

The Vaginal yeast infections take to go away is depends on two factors:

  1. What type of the infection is?
  2. How to treat it?

Mild yeast infection may clear up in few days (  3 to 4 days ). This type of yeast infection can go away naturally. But, moderate and severe infections may take few weeks ( 1 to 2 weeks ) to lasts.

An over-the-counter ( OTC ) antifungal drug treatments (called azoles) treat from mild to moderate yeast infections. Typically the OTC treatment lasts between 3 to 7 days. The OTC treatment is available as :

  • Creams
  • Tablets
  • Ointments
  • Suppositories

For severe yeast infection, your doctor prescribes a longer course of prescription azole treatment. Typically, this treatment lasts between 7 to 14 day. The longer course of azoles are available as :

  • Creams
  • Tablets
  • Ointments
  • Suppositories

Many women choose home remedies to treat yeast infection.

Click Here for the home remedy of yeast infection.

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