Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Vaginal thrush

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Definition

noun

An infection of the vaginal mucous membranes caused by Candida species (especially Candida albicans).


Supplement

Symptoms include pruritis, burning sensation in the vulvar region, vaginal discharge, erythema, and labial swelling. Diagnosis involves microscopic examination of the vaginal discharge.


Synonym(s):