Thrush is a not unusual yeast infection that affects women and men. It's usually harmless but it may be uncomfortable and keep coming back. It is not classed as a sexually transmitted infection (STI).
Check if you have thrush
Thrush signs and symptoms in ladies
• White discharge (like cottage cheese), which does not generally odor
• Itching and inflammation around the vagina
• Pain and stinging in the course of intercourse or while you pee
If you're uncertain it is thrush check vaginal discharge.
Thrush signs in men
• Irritation, burning and redness around the top of the penis and underneath the foreskin
• A white discharge (like cottage cheese)
• An ugly odor
• Issue pulling back the foreskin
Thrush can affect other regions of skin, including the armpits, groin and between the palms. This usually causes a red, itchy or painful rash that scales over with white or yellow discharge. The rash won't be so apparent on darker skin.
Now and again thrush causes no signs and symptoms at all.