Vaginal Yeast Infection Diagnosis
- What It Is
- Risk Factors
- Living With
- User Questions
- Alternative Treatment
- Care Guide
- Questions for Your Doctor
- When to Contact a Doctor
- Find a Doctor
- Resource Guide
How to Diagnose Vaginal Yeast Infection
Your doctor will take a history. A pelvic exam will be done. Any vaginal discharge will be tested.
It is important to see a doctor the first time you have symptoms. Other infections, including may have symptoms like those of a yeast infection. This can include Bacterial Vaginosis and Trichomoniasis.
If you have had a yeast infection, you may be able to recognize the signs of a new infection. In this case, it is safe to use over-the-counter medications. Talk to your doctor if you have any doubt.