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Facts

  • Thrush is one of the most common vaginal infections in the world.
  • More than 50% of women will experience thrush at least once during their lifetime.
  • Around 5% of women suffer from recurring vaginal thrush.
  • Up to 20% of women with a yeast infection have no symptoms.
  • Around 1/3 of women get thrush due to an antibiotic therapy.

Symptoms

  • Thick and white (like cottage cheese) or thin and watery discharge, usually odourless
  • Strong itch around the vagina and on the labia
  • Redness and swelling of the skin around the vagina
  • Soreness
  • Stinging feeling when urinating
  • Discomfort or pain during sex

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