Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment for Thrush in Breastfeeding Women

Have you noticed a white rash inside your mouth? Or your baby’s mouth? If you’re a breastfeeding mom, have you experienced sore nipples or shooting pain in your breasts? If so, you may have Thrush. Thrush is a fungal infection that people can get in their mouths or on...

Vaginal Yeast Infection: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Itching, burning, swelling, and pain—Most women recognize the signs of a vaginal yeast infection, as this type of infection is common among women of menstruating age. If you’re experiencing symptoms of a yeast infection, schedule an appointment with your gynecologist....

Douching: Do You or Don’t You?

You shower, put on deodorant, and change your underwear daily, just like your mother taught you. But should you do more? About one in four women in the U.S. add douching to their personal hygiene routine. The women claim that it makes them feel fresh, gets rid of...

Yeast Infections

Let’s talk about something that no one wants to talk about: yeast infections. Despite the yuck factor, this condition is more common than you might realize. Three out of four women will experience at least one yeast infection in their life; half will have two or more...