Anyone can get a yeast infection. Those at higher risk for it include:
The symptoms of a yeast infection depend on where it is located in the body. The chart below shows the most common symptoms of a yeast infection. But yours may be slightly different.
Skin folds or navel
Corners of the mouth (angular cheilitis)
The symptoms of a yeast infection may look like other skin conditions. Always see your healthcare provider for a diagnosis.
Your healthcare provider will consider your age, overall health, how widespread the infection is and other factors to determine your treatment.
Yeast infections can be easily treated with ointments or other anti-yeast (antifungal) creams.
You can prevent some yeast infections by doing these things: