The treatment of vaginitis: Trichomonas, yeast, and bacterial vaginosis

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Abstract

Vaginitis is one of the most common infectious problems affecting women today. Trichomoniasis, candidiasis, and bacterial vaginosis account for the vast majority of vaginitis cases. The most common presenting complaints are malodorous vaginal discharge, pruritus, vaginal irritation, burning, dysuria, and dyspareunia. Frequently, the cause is easily identified and effectively treated; however, some women may be plagued with persistent and recurrent symptoms despite repeated treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)473-479
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume31
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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