About. Candidiasis is an infection caused by a yeast (a type of fungus) called Candida. Candida normally lives inside the body (in places such as the mouth.
Candidiasis in the vagina is commonly referred to as a “yeast infection.” Invasive candidiasis occurs when Candida species enter the bloodstream and affect.
While Candida albicans is the most common yeast species associated with vaginal thrush, infection by other types.
Vaginal itching or burning could mean you have a yeast infection. Yeast infections caused by other types of candida fungus can be more.