Can A Yeast Infection Cause Vaginal Sores?

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Alternative Names

Yeast infection - vagina; Vaginal candidiasis; Monilial vaginitis


Prevention

Avoid persistent and excessive moisture in the genital area by wearing underwear or pantyhose with cotton crotches, and loose-fitting slacks. Avoid wearing wet bathing suits or exercise clothing for long periods of time, and wash them after each use.


References

Nviriesy P. Vulvovaginal candidiasis and bacterial vaginosis. Infect Dis Clin North Am, 2008;22:637-652.

Eckert LO, Lentz GM. Infections of the...

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