Not All Symptoms of Thrush Are Obvious
by: Rosemary Young
Knowing the early symptoms of a Thrush infection can be very important for an early diagnosis which is the first step in heading off a chronic Thrush infection.
The symptoms of thrush are wide and varied but obviously the most conclusive symptoms will be the visual signs of infection. Oral thrush can be identified by white patches on the tongue, inside of cheeks and throat. Thrush associated with the genitals can be associated with itching and burning sensations, a white and abnormal discharge, painful intercourse, redness and in more severe cases, bleeding.
Other more severe health conditions associated with Candida infections include: Endometiosis, Impotence, Prosititis (if male), diarrhea, constipation, pain and swelling and erratic vision.
Unfortunately though, once a thrush infection has progressed to show signs of these symptoms, it is on the threshold of becoming chronic. Therefore, it's most important for potential sufferers to be aware of other less obvious symptoms so they can be properly diagnosed and an appropriate treatment plan implemented early.
Of course like many infections and ailments, there are symptoms of thrush which when considered by themselves may not indicate a presence of the infection. However, when viewed in combination, they can then point towards the likelihood of thrush and as such, it's important to be educated as to what they are to increase your chances of an early diagnosis.
Some other signs of Candida infection include: headaches, poor memory, depression, difficulty concentrating, irritability, drowsiness, indigestion, itching, bad breath, loss of balance and coordination, trouble focusing, sore or dry throat, coughing, loss of sex drive and many more.
If you are aware of the causes of thrush and find that you fall into this category, then you must remain vigilant for the symptoms of thrush so that you can consult with a qualified medical practitioner earlier rather than later.
Living a healthy lifestyle is obviously the best way to avoid thrush but if you are predisposed to it, then early detection is important so treatment for thrush can commence as soon as possible.
After all, the more severe symptoms of thrush can be very unpleasant and debilitating.
If you are predisposed to thrush through the use of antibiotics, the pill, bad diet, etc., educating yourself for any early symptoms is a must so that thrush doesn't become chronic and more difficult to treat.
Knowing the symptoms of Thrush is vitally important for early diagnosis to avoid chronic symptoms that can be debilitating. This article has been presented to provide eduction about Thrush infections also known as Yeast Infections and Candida. Correct diagnosis and Treatment for Thrush is important and should always be conducted with complete consultation with a qualified Medical Practitioner.
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