- the most common symptoms of vaginal thrush are itchiness, irritation and redness in and around the vagina
- a thick, white or creamy vaginal discharge, that may look like cottage cheese
- pain and/or discomfort during sexual intercourse
- a burning sensation when urinating.
Not sure what to do next?
If you are still concerned about your vaginal thrush, why not use healthdirect’s online Symptom Checker to get advice on when to seek medical attention.
The Symptom Checker guides you to the next appropriate healthcare steps, whether it’s self care, talking to a health professional, going to a hospital or calling triple zero (000).
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Last reviewed: September 2017