Try an over-the-counter antifungal cream and vaginal suppository for a suspected yeast infection. Use a cold compress to relieve itching, swelling, or discomfort.

When to make a doctor's appointment

See a doctor if:

  • Greenish, yellowish, thick, or cheesy vaginal discharge
  • Strong vaginal odor
  • Redness, itching, burning, or irritation
  • Bleeding or spotting unrelated to menstrual periods

Last Updated May 25, 2018

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