Diabetes symptoms of women and men are the same; however, certain diabetes symptoms are specific to women. Learn women’s diabetes symptoms.
If you are looking for diabetes symptoms during pregnancy then you also can visit gestational diabetes symptoms.
Diabetes symptoms unique to women
There are few diabetes symptoms, which are specific to women; they are:
- There is repeated thrush in vulva as a whole or particularly in vagina.
- Vaginal itching
- Sexual dysfunction
Along with the above diabetes symptoms of women, you also have general diabetes symptoms common to both men and women.
Diabetes symptoms men explained
- Thrush in vulva - is due to yeast infection, which easily affects if blood glucose levels are elevated. It is because; sugar is passes out via the urine. Vulva thrush is characterizing by redness, swelling, and/or itching on or around your vulva, unpleasant odor with white curd-like appearance around your vagina, pain during sex, and white discharge from vagina.
- Female sexual dysfunction – is due to elevated blood glucose level for extended period. It is causing due to damage to nerves due to untreated diabetes. Additionally, there is lack of lubrication secretion with unknown reason, causing pain during intercourse. It is characterizing by lack of sex desire, pain during intercourse, and problem with arousal, reaching orgasm.