Symptoms of Mucosal Disorders

Symptoms of mucosal disorders depend on the location and type of infection, whether it’s fungal (yeast), bacterial or viral. Symptoms include:

Candidiasis (yeast infection or thrush)

Symptoms of vaginal yeast infections include:

  • White or yellow discharge
  • Itching
  • Redness of the vulva (external area of the female genitals)
  • Burning

Thrush (yeast infection of the mouth) symptoms include:

  • White patches on the tongue and cheeks
  • Redness
  • Cracks at the corners of the mouth
  • Difficulty swallowing

Canker sores
Symptoms of canker sores are small red sores with a yellow center, found on the lips, cheeks and tongue.

Symptoms of herpes include:

  • Tingling
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Fluid-filled blisters on the mouth or genitals that break and scab
  • Trouble urinating or burning sensation when urinating
  • Fever
  • Swollen lymph glands in the groin
  • Muscle aches

If the herpes simplex virus has spread to your eyes, you may also experience:

  • Redness
  • Swollen lids
  • Pain or burning
  • Sensitivity to light