Can a yeast infection itch but not smell?

Can a yeast infection itch but not smell?

Yeast infections produce a thick, white discharge from the vagina that can look like cottage cheese. The discharge can be watery and often has no smell. Yeast infections usually cause the vagina and vulva to become itchy and red.

Why is my discharge white but not smelly?

As long as the milky white discharge does not have an odor and there are no other symptoms, it’s most likely a sign of typical vaginal health. However, if the color of the discharge develops a white-gray shade and a strong fishy odor, the discharge may be a sign of an infection.

What causes itching with white discharge?

Yeast infections Symptoms of yeast overgrowth can include: vaginal itching or burning. odorless white or clear discharge.

Why do I have thick white discharge without smell or itch?

Thick white vaginal discharge is often called infertile cervical mucus. This type of mucus is seen between ovulation and the beginning of your period. As long as the discharge is not accompanied by symptoms like pain, redness, or itching, it is absolutely normal.

How can I stop white discharge and itching?

How is abnormal discharge treated?

  1. Keep the vagina clean by washing with a gentle, mild soap and warm water on the outside.
  2. Never use scented soaps and feminine products or douche.
  3. After going to the bathroom, always wipe from front to back to prevent bacteria from getting into the vagina and causing an infection.

What STD has white chunky discharge?

Chlamydia or Gonorrhea While yeast infections produce thick, white, cottage-cheese like discharge, Chlamydia can cause white, green or yellow discharge. Gonorrhea discharge is white or green.

Do yeast infections go away on their own?

A mild vaginal yeast infection may go away without treatment. If you have mild symptoms, you may want to wait to see if that happens. If you’re not pregnant and you know that your symptoms are caused by a yeast infection, you can treat it yourself with an over-the-counter antifungal medicine.

How do you know if it’s an STD or yeast infection?

Discharge from a yeast infection does not typically smell much different than your usual vaginal discharge. It may have a slightly different odor, but it isn’t commonly described as a bad smell. Foul-smelling discharge is often a sign of an STD or bacterial vaginosis.

Can I test for a yeast infection at home?

FAQs about yeast infection tests No. At-home pH tests cannot check for yeast infections. They can only tell you whether your vaginal pH is normal.

Will yeast infection go away on its own?