Thrush in pregnancy

Thrush in pregnancy.  Vaginal candidiasis.  Photo from www.sciencephoto.com

In pregnancy, a woman is usually concerned about an increase in vaginal discharge. If the discharge white, cheesy consistency, accompanied by burning and itching, most of all, it thrush. It is, incidentally, is a frequent companion of pregnant women. Fungus genus Candida, causing yeast that normally lives on the mucous membranes of the intestines and vagina. By reducing the immune system, which often occurs during pregnancy, these fungi begin to multiply rapidly, which is the cause of thrush.

In case of thrush should always consult a gynecologist. The doctor will prescribe a special candle invagina and diet. If thrush is not recommended there is canned, salted, peppered, smoked, fat, sweet, etc. It is particularly important to treat yeast genera, as there is risk of infecting her child at the time of passage through the birth canal.

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