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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This study was performed to evaluate potential associations between self-reported Candida vulvovaginitis and various nutritional constituents of the adult diet as assessed by a comprehensive dietary interview.
To increase the likelihood that the diagnosis was accurate and remembered correctly, only those patients with a history of Candida vulvovaginitis in the 5 years preceding tbe interview were classified as cases.
When the restrictive definitions were used, the association between zinc intake and iron intake with a history of Candida vulvovaginitis increased (OR = 2.
Because fiber in the diet may be associated with decreased absorption of iron and zinc, the potential associations between iron and zinc with the history of Candida vulvovaginitis were stratified by fiber intake (crude and neutral detergent); no association was found.
Long courses of oral or vaginal antimycotic agents can be effective treatment for recurrent Candida vulvovaginitis.