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  • Thrush is a common yeast infection that can occur on different parts of the body. It is caused by a yeast overgrowth known as candida albicans. 
  • Vaginal thrush can cause various symptoms including an itchy vagina or vulva, white vaginal discharge and stinging or burning.
  • Antifungal vaginal creams and suppositories help reduce overgrowth of candida and ease thrush symptoms.
  • Although vaginal thrush is uncomfortable, it does not cause any long-term health issues.
  • See your doctor if you keep getting thrush infections.

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Reviewed on: 03-10-2023