The itch that you can’t scratch

Lana, 32 If you happen to be interested in vaginal complaints, then you have surely come across texts about thrush, or vaginal yeast infection. You probably know about Candida albicans, the microorganism that causes thrush, and you know that it is not only impossible to treat it with antibiotics, but you are likely to get it after a course of antibiotics. You see, antibiotics are usually not selective enough, and while their primary target is


Facts Thrush is one of the most common vaginal infections in the world. More than 50% of women will experience thrush at least once during their lifetime. Around 5% of women suffer from recurring vaginal thrush. Up to 20% of women with a yeast infection have no symptoms. Around 1/3 of women get thrush due to an antibiotic therapy. Symptoms Thick and white (like cottage cheese) or thin and watery discharge, usually odourless Strong itch