THE SUN: Agonising thrush ‘like torture’ for many women – as cases of the infection soar

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 6/8/2018

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In many cases it's mild, but new research from the University of Manchester suggests recurrent thrush is making life "hell" for more and more women.

Cases are expected to rise to 158million by 2030, according to a review published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

"Recurrent vulvovaginal thrush is common, debilitating and complex," said lead author Dr Riina Rautemaa-Richardson.

"Myths, unnecessary worry and stigma are associated with it as medical professionals struggle to understand it.

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TitleITCH YOU CAN'T SCRATCH Agonising thrush ‘like torture’ for many women – as cases of the infection soar
Media name/outletThe Sun
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date6/08/18
DescriptionIn many cases it's mild, but new research from the University of Manchester suggests recurrent thrush is making life "hell" for more and more women.

Cases are expected to rise to 158million by 2030, according to a review published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

"Recurrent vulvovaginal thrush is common, debilitating and complex," said lead author Dr Riina Rautemaa-Richardson.

"Myths, unnecessary worry and stigma are associated with it as medical professionals struggle to understand it.
URLhttps://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/6950880/thrush-infection-women-symptoms-causes/
PersonsRiina Richardson