vulvovaginitis


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vulvovaginitis

[¦vəl·vō‚vaj·ə′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
Simultaneous inflammation of the vulva and the vagina.
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glabrata vulvovaginitis was achieved by 15 of 16 women (94%) treated with a nystatin vaginal suppository, compared with 8 of 19 (42%) given a miconazole nitrate vaginal suppository, 5 of 9 (56%) given oral fluconazole (Diflucan) and 7 of 15 (47%) given oral itraconazole (Sporanox).
albicans isolates were susceptible to fluconazole, its use may be continued for empirical therapy of uncomplicated candidal vulvovaginitis in the community.
Our results should prompt health professionals to inform women that lactobacillus is unlikely to prevent postantibiotic vulvovaginitis and that they should consider using proven antifungal treatment if symptoms develop," the investigators said.
Vulvovaginitis is the most common gynecologic problem among young girls, and it can be caused by a variety of factors, including poor hygiene or type of clothing.
Initial therapy for nonspecific vulvovaginitis includes eliminating harsh soaps, bubble baths, and shampoo from the bath water.
It's jock itch" rather than a true fungal vulvovaginitis, Dr.
They found that 41% of women with recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis had a history of atopy, compared with only 16% of those with nonyeast chronic vulvovaginitis.
Despite a dramatic increase in awareness of IC in recent decades, the referred bladder pain of IC still often generates misdiagnoses of endometriosis, vaginitis, vulvodynia, vulvovaginitis, adhesions, or pelvic pain, he said at a conference on vaginal surgery sponsored by the Society of Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeons.
Controlled studies are needed to determine whether surgery is more likely to be required in women with underlying lichen sclerosis, lichen planus, or lichenoid vulvovaginitis, said Dr.