Being a fungal infection, yeast infection definitely does not look appeasing when it occurs in a body part. The basic appearance of this ailment is characterized by red rashes over the affected skin-area and formation of patches over those regions.
If one’s mouth region has this infection then it is generally referred to as ‘thrush.’
In such a condition, the mouth gets coated with pasty-white patches all over. In severe cases, this same infectivity can infiltrate the esophagus, as well.
Besides, there can be visible tissue inflammation and redness in the afflicted-region of the body. This occurs if the fungal allergy is too severe and needs immediate medication.
When yeast infection occurs in the vaginal region; there will be some amount of burning sensation, irritation and puffiness. Red rashes will appear on this area and there will be a sticky, white and odorless substance that is released from the vagina.
Other than this, yeast infection can also impact toe, finger and nail areas. This infection usually attacks the toe and finger-web areas on one’s hand. When it attacks these areas once again, one might see red spots and rashes around the afflicted region.
Plus, in the nail region there might be some degree of swelling. Under specific conditions, a liquid-discharge might be seen. This fluid like substance can be accompanied by wet ‘pus.’
Other than this, it can affect other areas like armpit region, male genital region and the body area under one’s breast. Once again it’s characterized by red rashes and irritation in these regions.
Besides, yeast infection can also be seen among infants especially when they wear soggy diapers. This leads to red patches and spots on the affected region.
In some cases, excessive perspiration can also cause such fungal infections in other parts of the body. Here too; the itching, burning sensation and red patches are commonly seen.
There are various yeast infection home remedies which tend to be popular due to the embarrassing nature of this problem and the reluctance to go to see a doctor