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Thrush is a common yeast infection caused by a fungus. It often occurs during pregnancy or after a course of antibiotics. It can also be passed by sexual contact.

What are the symptoms?

Thrush can cause a thick, white discharge from the vagina, itchiness or redness around the vulva, penis or anus. It can also cause pain during sex or when passing urine.

Find out more about thrush.

Getting tested

If you are worried that you have an STI, you can get tested at your nearest clinic. You can find contact details at:

Genitourinary Medicine (GUM)/Sexual Health Clinics in Northern Ireland.

You can also find out more about sexual health services in your area at:

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