Vagina yeast infection is caused by the presence of Candida, a fungus. Infection results when there is an increase the quantity of yeast in a woman’s vagina than the quantity of the normal and healthy bacteria.
As we have discovered that vagina yeast infection is caused by fungi, it is very logical to carry out a course of treatment of the infection with antifungal drugs. The drugs being so used to treat vaginal yeast infection are applied topically to the areas in and around the vagina area. The alternative to this is when oral antifungal drugs are taken.
There may be cases, however where the two forms of treatment may be combined; this combination treatment is normally done when the presence of a mixed infection is established, a case where microbes causing the infection is more than one. Continue reading