When My Daughter Told Me About Her Symptoms, I Knew She Had Her First Yeast Infection

Life brought many new changes when my daughter went to college, and her first yeast infection was one of them. When she called me on a Friday worried about symptoms—vaginal itching, discharge that was thick, white and lumpy like cottage cheese, burning—I suspected it was a yeast infection, so that weekend she came home and we confirmed it with our doctor.