But vaginal yeast infections are very common in women. It’s estimated that 75% of women will have at least one yeast infection in her lifetime. It’s estimated that 75% of women will have at. Vaginal yeast infections have a common set of symptoms, such as: vaginal itching; swelling around the vagina; burning during urination or sex; pain during sex; soreness; redness; rashAuthor: Shannon Johnson.
A vaginal yeast infection is an infection of the vagina that causes itching and burning of the vulva, the area around the vagina. Vaginal yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of the fungus Candida. Common vaginal yeast infection symptoms include: Itching; Burning; Swelling; Redness; Cottage-cheese-like discharge; Pain while peeing; Painful sex; In extreme cases, a yeast infection can lead to sores and cracks in the wall of the vagina. Vaginal yeast infection causes. So what causes vaginal candida overgrowth?Author: Mary Squillace.