About Yeast Infections

About Yeast Infections

Find out about the causes and symptoms of yeast infections as well as what you can do to help prevent and treat them.

How to Prevent & Treat Yeast Infections

Preventing a yeast infection is not always possible. However, there are some steps you can take to reduce your risk of developing one.

What Increases Your Risk for Yeast Infections?

There are a number of things that can throw off the balance of the vaginal environment and increase your risk for developing a yeast infection. These include:

Talking with Your Pharmacist or Doctor

The following are some questions that your doctor or pharmacist may ask you if you seek treatment for a vaginal yeast infection. Be prepared to share this information—even if it’s not asked of you directly. The more information you can give to your healthcare providers, the better equipped they will be to treat you effectively.