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Yeast infection directory

Yeast is a fungus that normally lives in the vagina. A vaginal yeast infection (also called thrush) means that too many yeast cells are growing in the vagina. These infections are very common. Although they can be irritating, vaginal yeast infections are not usually serious, and treatment is simple. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about vaginal yeast infection, what the symptoms are, how to treat it and much more.

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