What are the types of Yeast Infection?

There are several types of yeast infections that can affect various parts of the body. Some common types include:

  1. Vaginal yeast infection: This is the most common type of yeast infection and affects the vaginal area. Symptoms include itching, burning, and discharge.
  2. Thrush: This is a yeast infection that affects the mouth and throat.
  3. Skin yeast infection: This type of yeast infection affects the skin, causing rashes and itching. It can occur in areas such as the armpits, groin, and under the breasts.
  4. Nail yeast infection: This type of yeast infection affects the nails, causing them to become thick, discolored, and brittle.
  5. Invasive candidiasis: This is a serious yeast infection that can occur in people with weakened immune systems. It can spread throughout the body and can be fatal if not treated.
  6. Esophagitis: It is a Yeast infection that affects the esophagus.

It is important to note that these are just a few examples of the diverse types of yeast infections. Each type has its own specific symptoms and requires a different treatment plan.

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