Infection of the vaginal tract (vaginitis) is one of the most common reasons for women seeking medical attention. There are many types of vaginal infections. Candida albicans, which is demonstrated by a thick, curdy white, itchy discharge and reddened, raw vaginal tissue. When the ecology of the vagina is disturbed, the beneficial bacteria in the vagina are destroyed, and Candida is allowed to proliferate, leading to a yeast infection. Therefore, if you are a woman and you have a yeast infection, you must always ask yourself what may have caused this imbalance.